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Lanbide-Basque Employment Service exhibits in UK the progress of the Replay Vet program, aimed at people with low qualifications and difficult access to the labor market

2018 September 17
  • The analysts gathered at Exeter (UK) highlight "the need to develop the skills of people in a world of work that is constantly evolving"

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Lanbide-Basque Employment Service, with Prospektiker, has participated in Exeter, United Kingdom, in the meeting held annually by the European Network for monitoring the regional labor market. The meeting has brought together a hundred specialists in social and labor matters. The Basque delegation has focused its intervention on the progress of the Replay Vet project. This project is a research funded by the European Union and which studies different strategies of vocational training for people with low qualifications and difficult access to the labor market. During the first quarter of 2019 the conclusions of this work will be discussed.

More than 500 public and private institutions make up the European Network on monitoring the regional labor market. His work focuses on the analysis of the different aspects of the European socio-economic area. Among them, the aging of the population, future trends, digitalization, globalization, etc.

In its thirteenth edition, more than 100 experts have gathered at the University of Exeter to analyze social transformations and processes of adaptation to the labor market. Also the specific needs of the different groups that access it; mainly, young people and workers with low qualifications.


Strengthening Key Competencies of Low-Skilled People in VET to Cover Future Replacement Positions (REPLAY-VET). REPLAY-VET is an ERASMUS+ strategic partnership which aims to provide the disadvantaged and low-skilled people with targeted opportunities to acquire the VET skills to cover the job vacancies in Europe resulting from replacement demand.

REPLAY-VET will provide enhanced VET opportunities for people furthest from employment, including an innovative new strategy to identify those low-skilled positions in critical sectors that will have the greatest impact in the future and best practice strategies aimed at strengthening the key competencies of low-skilled people.

The participating organisations are:  Prospektiker (BC) – coordinator, University of Exeter (UK),     University of Milano – CRISP (IT),     IWAK (DE),     Lanbide (BC),      University of Stirling , (UK),     NVF (CZ),  and   CEREQ (FR)





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Politicians attending the event
(XI term 2016 - 2020)