Matching the missing links

Skills development in Nordic regions


This policy brief - based on the Nordregio report Skills Policies – Building capacities for innovative and resilient Nordic regions - focuses on how Nordic regions engage with skills development and skills matching as factors in regional development. It looks at the many points of linkage between the different actors involved, including the educational and business sectors, as well as the local and regional authorities.The regional case studies include North-Karelia in Finland, Värmland in Sweden, the national capital region of Denmark, Hedmark and Oppland in Norway, the North-East region in Iceland and a more general study of approaches taken in Greenland.