“ Anticipation of change – towards the creation of a European sector skills council for the European chemical industry ?” The added values of a ESSC in the chemical sector 2nd Workshop October 4 th , 2012. I. Introduction.
Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.
“Anticipation of change – towards the creation of a European sector skills council for the European chemical industry?”
The added values of a ESSC in the chemical sector
2nd WorkshopOctober 4th, 2012
Added value of the European level and mobilisation of social partners around skills needs issues.
A. Mobilisation of social partners around skills needs issues in the chemical sector.
As stressed by the European Commission, “One way to do this is through EU sectoral council” on jobs and skills.
II. How the European Skills Council could provide added value in the chemical sector?
A. National observatories’ expectations and the exchange of good practices
Some expectations may be :
a) Exchange of information
National observatories conduct the same kind of activities that could be shared or exploited at EU level. Among these activities, the following items could be identified:
Exchange of information and methodology between observatories can help them to achieve one of the main and common objective : to improve the match on the labour market between demand and supply in quantitative (jobs) and above all qualitative (skills and competencies skills) terms.
Exchange of information and methodology will also promote relevant European research and studies in these areas.
b) The added value of the exchange on methodology
Networking among observatories could give the opportunity for them to share their methodologies. In fact, the experience shows that there is a real lack of convergence between the national observatories in this area of methodology, especially regarding:
B. From exchange of best practices to joint development of policies and action.