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International Perspectives

Throughout the world, a wide range of agencies - from governments to private companies to charitable organisations - are continually looking to enhance their support for people out of work.  As we also seek to enhance our employability services, it is important that we keep an eye on these developments.  Equally, the Scottish Government is keen to share the learning from our own efforts and successes with international colleagues.

This section aims:

  • to provide a gateway to information on Scotland's engagement with other countries on the theme of employability;
  • to highlight international research and reports on helping people into work; and
  • to promote interaction and the sharing of learning on employability between Scotland and other countries.

We look to local, national, and indeed international partners to help us develop and populate this section of the website.  In the meantime, the following reports are 

Researching a fully "localised" system (Scotland - Netherlands Exchange), 15-18 June 2008

Good Practice Makes Perfect: Considering the Purpose and Value of the Employability Learning Network Peer Review in Glasgow (Scotland), 11-12 April 2011

Interventions for Employment and Economic Development Peer Review1 in Rome (Italy), 9-10 June 2011

Client-Involvement and Client-Participation in the Delivery of Social Services in the Netherlands - Glasgow (Scotland), 19 September 2011

Study Visit on 'Visitas': A Tool for Mutual Learning - Oslo (Norway), 21-22 November 2011

Case study: 'Visitas' a tool to promote mutual learning: Norway January 2012

Berlin Think Tank Visit: 5th - 8th June 2012

European Commission Leonardo Programme project - Way to Learn to Work 2015