Regional, rural and urban development

Publication: Employment and Skills Strategies in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

 

Employment and Skills Strategies in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Pages: 112

Languages: English

Publication Date: 27 Mars 2014

ISBN:9789264207912 (PDF) ; 9789264207905 (print)

DOI:10.1787/9789264207912-en

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This book focuses on the role of employment and training agencies in contributing to job creation and productivity in Northern Ireland. It explores how Northern Ireland is implementing labour market and skills policy and putting measures in place at the local level to stimulate quality employment, inclusion and growth.

Table of contents


  • ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
  • ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • INTRODUCTION
  • POLICY AND REFORM CONTEXT
    • Economic and labour market trends
    • National policy context: a period of on-going reforms
    • Overview of employment policies and programmes
    • Vocational education and training policies
    • Economic development and regional governance

  • UNDERSTANDING THE CASE STUDY AREAS
    • Overview of the Dublin and South East regions
    • Employment and training services
    • Balance between skills supply and demand at the sub-national level
  • KEY FINDINGS from the Local Job Creation Dashboard
    • Theme 1: Better aligning policy and programmes to local economic development
    • Theme 2: Adding value through skills
    • Theme 3: Targeting policy to local employment sectors and investing in quality jobs
    • Theme 4: Inclusion
  • CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
  • REFERENCES
  • ANNEXES 

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