85% of EU firms say they struggle to find employees with the right skills. In fact, according to the EIB Investment Survey, a lack of qualified workers is preventing companies from investing. So, how can we fill the skills gap?
In the fourth episode of our What’s the Matter? series we delve into the issue with Patricia Castellarnau, head of education and public research at the European Investment Bank, and Emily Sinnott, head of policy and strategy in the EIB's Economics Department. As we travel around Europe, from Finland to Italy, looking for examples of how countries are improving education and skills, the experts agree: education and skills are a lifelong journey. Honing skills requires constant learning and investment.
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