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Higher Education and Employability in Europe – Using labour market information systematically in policy planning is relatively rare report says

Besides a few exceptions (Bulgaria, Croatia, Portugal and Liechtenstein), labour market forecasting exists at national and/or regional levels in most European countries (14). As Figure 4.2 shows, labour market forecasts are conducted in an ad hoc manner in 10 countries, while there is a regular, established system in 13 countries. In Lithuania, a regular labour market forecasting system is currently under development.

However, using such labour market information systematically in higher education policy planning is relatively rare in European countries. Only 11 countries (Ireland, France, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Finland, the United Kingdom, Montenegro and Norway) reported that their education authorities take account of labour market information in higher education planning and management.

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Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at AGCAS: Resources – Modernisation of higher education in Europe: access, retention and employability.

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