Employment and Skills Strategies in Northern Ireland – OECD Reviews on Local Job Creation

Date published: 11 June 2014

This report examines the capacity of local employment and training organisations to contribute to our long-term economic strategy, which builds economic resiliency, quality employment and productivity. The report stresses the importance of aligning skills development efforts with the needs of employers and the economy to support export-oriented growth. It also underlines the integral role that strategic partnerships at the local level can play in effectively tackling economic inactivity and youth unemployment. The research is being carried out across thirteen jurisdictions and provides an opportunity to learn from best practice examples from around the world. Countries participating in the study include Australia, USA, Canada, Czech Republic, France, Korea, Ireland, Belgium, Israel, Italy and Sweden. 

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