Parent term: Qualification
Situation where an individual has a higher qualification than the current job requires.
Source: CEDEFOP 2014, Europe
|Organisation: || European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (CEDEFOP), Europe|
|Source: || Terminology of European education and training policy (2014)|
|Description: ||What is the difference between skill gap, skill needs or skill shortage? Is underqualification a synonym for undereducation or underskilling? What is the meaning of green skills?|
This multilingual glossary defines 130 key terms used in European education and training policy. An extended and updated version of Terminology of European education and training policy (2008) and Terminology of vocational training policy (2004), it also takes into account new priorities of European Union policy, mainly in skills and competence needs analysis. New definitions have been developed with the cooperation of experts from Cedefop’s research and policy analysis team. Abstract (Website)
Workers hold a higher qualification than the job requires
Source: ILO (STATS) 2014, Europe
|Organisation: || International Labour Organization, UN|
|Source: || Skill mismatch in Europe (2014)|
|Description: ||This brief is part of the efforts that the ILO Department of Statistics is undertaking to contribute to the statistical understanding and quantification of skills mismatch. The brief provides an overview of approaches to measure skills mismatch, and illustrates two approaches using data from the European Social Survey(ESS).p. 3 (Preface)|
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