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Gender and skills in a changing economy

Schuller, Tom, UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES), corp creator. (2011) Gender and skills in a changing economy. [ Briefing Paper Series ]

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Abstract

"The paper focuses on gender equality in relation to skills. It begins with background information on the current position of women in the labour market and on future prospects, together with contextual and trend information on skills. Skills are understood in terms of formal qualifications, but also uncertificated competences acquired on or off the job. The paper gives particular attention to two dimensions of the skills issue: the acquisition of skills, and their utilisation. Special emphasis is put on the utilisation issue, with original analysis of skills survey data included. This is needed to redress the over-emphasis on the supply side in much of the policy debate. A third dimension, reward for skills, is dealt with only in passing" -- page v.

Item Type: Document from Web
Publisher: UK Commission for Employment and Skills
Series Name: Briefing Paper Series
Depositing User: New Material1
Date Deposited: 30 Sep 2011 11:55
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2012 20:25
URI: http://dera.ioe.ac.uk/id/eprint/10463
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