Presentation on theme: "Innovating Labour Market Policy conditions for a vital social-economic urban network Limburg South Strong region, active cities."— Presentation transcript:
Innovating Labour Market Policy conditions for a vital social-economic urban network Limburg South Strong region, active cities
Unique situation Located far from The Hague; south of Limburg Globalization: outsourcing The decreasing labour population ( demographic ageing) Lack of scholing by labour force Hidden unemployment Education of the unemployed Enough jobs for the highly skilled labourers Claer economic choice
Regional coöperation 4 important players : government, education, employers, research/development Local management : ability of control Regional networks o Strategic approach: directions in economics o Tactical approach: o agreements with companies o Focus on education o Operational approach: joint services for employers (Regional labour service center)
Vision/Mission Coöperation of 4 parties on the labour market Focus on (economic) opportunities
Focus on employers demand One office One approach: o 1) matching on job openings o 2) education on the job o 3) traineeships, participation o 4) advising HRM policy makers in the labour market
Results Initiatied bij local government; implemented by regional actors Cooperation between the management of the regional partners High results in dual learning (on the job & in school) Basic structure. Important for acquiring new projects (and succesfull execution…).
Future Elements for LLL o CLO (Competence Based Learning) o Educational programmes between different levels of schools have to be compliant o Improve balance between labour market demands and labour force qualifications o Educational institutions must be flexible enough to meet changing market needs
First staps/start Service center LLL Products: o Instruments o Competence indication blueprints / forms o Test- and screening instruments o International traineeship network o Improve German/French by better language policy o Training of assessors o Virtual learning & work environment
Potential threats Are employers ready to accept and maintain a long term program? Is local government determined enough to maintain this policy? Does the policy lead to enough results and are these results monitored?