Getting Skills Right: United Kingdom

This report identifies effective strategies to tackle skills imbalances in the United Kingdom. It provides an assessment of practices and policies in the following areas: the collection and use of information on skill needs to foster a better alignment between skills acquisition and labour market needs; education and training policies targeting skills development and investment for individuals and employers; job creation policies to develop skills through on-the-job learning; and policies facilitating the entry of migrants with skills that are in demand. The assessment is based on country visits, desk research and data analysis conducted by the OECD secretariat.

Published on November 20, 2017

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Acronyms and abbreviations
Executive summary
Key drivers of skills demand and supply in the United Kingdom
Skills assessment and anticipation system in the United Kingdom
Policies to address skills imbalances in the United Kingdom
Challenges and recommendations for the United Kingdom
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