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Skill and vocational development needs over the period to 2030

A Joint Situation Report by the Partnership for Skilled Professionals

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  • Version August 2017
  • Availability as PDF

Matching supply and demand in the labour market in times of structural change will be the key challenge for economic and labour-market policy. To make sure that the German economy will remain successful in the future and that everyone will take a share of our prosperity, skilled workers need the right skills and qualifications.

This foresight study on the skill and vocational development needs over the period to 2030 highlights ways in which the working world is changing and sets out a vision of the future in 2030. It examines the trends regarding general and sector-specific shifts in skill needs. It additionally deduces development requirements and the conditions for the successful transformation of the labour market.

2017 Progress Re­port on the Fed­er­al Gov­ern­ment's Skilled Labour Con­cept

The fourth progress report 2017 takes stock of what we have achieved so far on our way to securing skilled labour. It discovers the milestones we have already reached and gives an outlook on where we need to step up our efforts.