Funding Opportunity: Call for Tenders on Skills Formation and Matching in Online Platform Work


cedefopThe European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop) has issued a call for tenders on skills formation and skills matching in online platform work: Practices and policies for promoting crowd workers’ continuing learning. The purpose of this contract will be to conduct qualitative and quantitative research of the scope, patterns and challenges of continuous learning, skills development and skills matching of people employed in new ICT-based forms of work: the so-called platform or “gig” economy. The chosen contractor will investigate crowd workers’ learning practices and skills needs, as well as explore certification practices adopted in platform service markets, and seek to develop an insight into the challenges of facilitating inter-platform recognition and portability of workers’ skills. The overall goal is to collect and develop new insights and designs of suitable policies for promoting effective learning practices among digital platform workers.

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