Posted On: 08 Oct 2013
The conference, will officially launch ESCO, the Classification of European Skills/Competences, Qualifications and Occupations, and the ESCO Portal. It is the first time that ESCO will be publically accessible.
ESCO will serve as a common language facilitating cooperation and dialogue between education/training and labour market stakeholders. Operating in 25 European languages, ESCO offers an opportunity to further European cooperation in these policy areas. ESCO has been jointly created by European and national stakeholders and the European Commission. For more information on ESCO you can follow this link: Introduction to ESCO
Realising the full potential of ESCO requires that the classification is linked with national systems. Practical applications based on ESCO will be shown to demonstrate its value. The conference offers an opportunity to discuss the value of ESCO at national level, and to exchange ideas with colleagues from more than 30 European countries. For the draft agenda please click here: Programme" ESCO goes live"
In case you would like to attend the conference please complete the expression of interest form in annex and send it to Karin.van-der-Sanden@ec.europa.eu by 11 October 2013.