Monday, 18 February 2019

Informal and non-formal competences matching devise for migrants' employability and active citizenship

15 January 2013

Recognition of Qualifications and Competences of Migrants

The IOM LINET study Recognition of Qualifications and Competences of Migrants (2013) investigates the existing national practices for assessing, validating and recognizing formal, non-formal and informal learning of migrants based on selected experiences within and outside the European Union (EU). The study reviews national practices against the complex requirements of modern labour markets and differing needs of various skill groups of migrants. While taking into account latest developments in skills assessment procedures, set-up of bilateral or multilateral recognition frameworks and introduction of pre-migration measures, it explores policy approaches to counteract brain waste of different groups of migrants resident in the EU Member States.

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