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Adult Learning in the workplace

Adult Learning in the workplace

From 2016 to 2018 the group prepared policy guidance for Member States on how policy can promote a culture of career long learning in the workplace.

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    Key Messages

    Key Messages

    Adult learning in the workplace that responds to individuals', employers' and societal demands needs to become a policy priority. This requires:

    Building Blocks

    Based on the inventory of policies, the lessons learned from peer learning, and additional evidence from studies and reports, the Working Group has identified "building blocks" that can be combined to construct effective adult workplace learning for different contexts.

    Austria

    Labour foundations (Arbeitsstifungen)

    Austria

    Trainers trained to deliver basic skills training in the workplace (T ABA: Trainer/inner-Ausbildung fur Basisbildung am Arbeitsplatz)

    Belgium-Flanders

    Qualifying programmers for jobseekers (OKOT: onerwijskwalificerend traject)

    Denmark

    Adult vocational training programmes (AVTP)

    France

    Personal training account, VET reforms and a decree on quality

    Germany

    Decade for Literacy 2016-2026

    Ireland

    Skilnets

    Netherlands

    Language at work (Taal op de werkvloer)

    Norway

    The National Skills Policy Strategy (2017-2021)

    Norway

    Skills Plus

    Norway

    The Tripartite Cooperation

    Poland

    Study on Human Capital in Poland (BKL: Bilans Kapitalu Ludzkeiego)

    Portugal

    System for the Anticipation of Qualification Needs (SANQ) and Qualifica programme

    Portugal

    The Qualifica programme  

    Slovenia

    Career Platform for Employees

    Spain

    Company training

    Sweden

    Company training

    Switzerland

    Go-Model - Upskilling at the workplace (Upskilling am Arbeitsplatz)

    United Kingdom (England)

    Enabling environment and statutory entitlement

    Resources
    Promoting adult learning in the workplace full report
    Promoting adult learning in the workplace - executive summary (multilingual)