This tag is associated with 8 posts

Validation of Non-Formal and Informal Learning in Europe – There are significant differences in the use of validation between the education and training area and the labour market

Validation of non-formal and informal learning is defined as ‘a process of confirmation by an authorised body that an individual has acquired learning outcomes measured against a relevant standard’. The analysis examines the degree of development experienced in relation to the 11 principles set out in the Council recommendation on validation. It is important to … Continue reading

Refugees in Europe – Selected practices in recognition and validation of qualifications and skills

This report explores procedures for recognition and validation of qualifications and skills for refugees in a number of European countries. Recognition and validation are important elements of qualification systems that can contribute to labour market integration of refugees, migrants and local citizens. Qualifications Frameworks can serve as a useful tool for the assessment of qualifications … Continue reading

Immigration – The assessment and recognition of foreign qualifications in OECD

Why is the assessment and recognition of foreign qualifications an important issue? OECD-wide, almost two out of three immigrants have obtained their qualifications abroad. At the same time, a substantial body of research shows that immigrants with foreign qualifications face significant barriers to unfolding their skills potential. Highly educated immigrants with foreign qualifications have lower … Continue reading

Recognition Of Migrants Skills, Knowledge And Competence – The ambivalence of competence recognition systems

An adequate incorporation of migrants in the labour market, able to fully unleash their potential, is a major challenge for EU development. In this direction, the recognition of migrants skills, knowledge and competence acquired in formal and non/informal contexts represents a crucial issue. Based on a comparative research work conducted at European level,  it considers both … Continue reading

Germany – The “recognition Act” and the professional or vocational qualification acquired abroad

How can a professional or vocational qualification acquired abroad be recognised? Against the background of an impending shortage of skilled workers and negative demographic developments, this is a question which has had a role to play in Germany for some time now. In order to meet the demands of the German labour market by providing it … Continue reading

HR / A Better Workplace with Recognition Tied to Organizational Values

Recognition aligned with core values leads to more effective managers Continue reading

Germany / A call for An United European Labor Market

German Labor Minister Ursula von der Leyen said she’ll push to create a Europe-wide labor market with common training, mutually recognized qualifications and language classes Continue reading

Recognition: A systematic need in our business culture, but …

Recognition is a strategy that we all use to feel competent – to feel good enough. There is nothing wrong with giving a pat on the back, but as a society we have come to rely upon it to prop up our self-esteem. If we need recognition from others to feel good and we perceive … Continue reading

Jobs – Offres d’emploi – US & Canada (Eng. & Fr.)

The Most Popular Job Search Tools

Even More Objectives Statements to customize

Cover Letters – Tools, Tips and Free Cover Letter Templates for Microsoft Office

Follow Job Market Monitor on

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Follow Job Market Monitor via Twitter