Competencies

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Skills – Integrating competencies in postsecondary education and training

Although employers may require degrees, these credentials may not be the best signal of skills for hiring qualified workers. And students may not see investing in years of postsecondary education as cost-effective. Using competencies to communicate skills could facilitate smarter hiring practices and create a more flexible, lower-cost education system of shorter-term credentials that are … Continue reading

Skills in US – O*NET Database and websites updated

The 23.2 release of the O*NET database includes the following: 339 technology skills related to 133 occupations were updated from employer job postings and other sources. Currently, 186 “hot technologies” are identified. 150 alternate titles related to 84 occupations were added from employer job postings and other sources.   Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read … Continue reading

Education 2030 – Need for new solutions in a rapidly changing world OECD says

This OECD Learning Framework 2030 offers a vision and some underpinning principles for the future of education systems. It is about orientation, not prescription. The learning framework has been co-created for the OECD Education 2030 project by government representatives and a growing community of partners, including thought leaders, experts, school networks, school leaders, teachers, students … Continue reading

Non-cognitive skills – Much more associated with graduates’ occupational status, especially with managerial occupations, than cognitive skills

While the effect of education and experience on labour market outcomes has been widely studied, the literature that analyses the influence of human capital competencies (talents, skills, and capabilities) is still relatively scarce. Using cross-sectional data from the REFLEX Project, we investigate the effect of personal competencies (both cognitive and non-cognitive) on two labour market … Continue reading

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