Abbreviations and acronyms

The following are the main acronyms cited in the report.

Abbreviation/Acronym

Full description

ABBL

Association des banquiers luxembourgeois, or Luxembourg Banker’s Association

ACA

Association des compagnies d'assurances et de réassurances du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg, or Companies Association of Insurance and Reinsurance

ADEM

Agence pour le développement de l’emploi, or the Agency for the Development of Employment

ADEM-OP

Service d'orientation professionnelle de l'ADEM, or ADEM’s Career Guidance Service

AES

Adult Education Survey

AI

Artificial intelligence

ALCOMFI

Association Luxembourgeoise des conseils comptables et fiscaux, or the Luxembourg Association of Accountants and Tax Officers

ALFI

Association Luxembourgeoise des Fonds d'Investissement, or the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry

ATVA

Agence pour la transition vers une vie autonome, or Agency for Transition to Independence

BIBB

Bundesinstitut für Berufsbildung

BTS

Brevet de technicien supérieur, or Higher Technician Certificate

CAI

Contrat d’accueil et d’intégration, or Welcome and Integration Contract

CASA

Centre d’Appui Social et Associatif, or Social and Associative Support Centre

CASNA

Cellule d’accueil scolaire pour les élèves nouveaux arrivants, or School Reception Unit for Newly Arrived Pupils

CC

Chambre de commerce, or Chamber of Commerce

CCP

Certificat de capacité professionnelle, or Vocational capacity certificate

CdM

Chambre des Métiers, or Chamber of Skilled Trades and Crafts

CCSS

Centre commun de sécurité sociale, or Joint Social Security Centre

CdC

Centres de Compétence de l’Artisanat, or Competence Centres

CdC-GTB/PAR

Centres de Compétences du Génie Technique du Bâtiment et Parachèvement, or Competence Centres of the Building Services Engineering and Completion Engineering

CEDEFOP

European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training

CEFR

Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

CEOs

Chief Executive Officers

CePAS

Centre psycho-social et d’accompagnement scolaires, or Centre for Psycho-Social and Educational Accompaniment

CHFEP

Chambre des fonctionnaires et employés publics, or Chamber of Civil Servants and Public Employees

CIF

Congé individuel de formation, or Individual Training Leave

CLAE

Comité de Liaison des Associations d'Étrangers, or Liaison Committee of Associations of Immigrants

CLC

Confédération luxembourgeoise du commerce, or the Luxembourg Trade Confederation

CLQ

Cadre luxembourgeois des qualifications, or Luxembourg Qualification Framework

CNFPC

Centre National de Formation Professionnelle Continue, or National Centre for Continuing Vocational Training

CSL

Chambre des salariés, or Chamber of Employees

CTIE

Centre des technologies de l'information de l'État, or the State Information Technology Centre

CVET

Continuing vocational education and training

CVTS

Continuing Vocational Training Survey

DAES

Diplôme d’accès aux études supérieures, or Diploma of entry to higher education

DAP

Diplôme d'aptitude professionnelle, or Vocational aptitude diploma

DITEX

Digital Industry Tools Experts

DLI

Digital Luxembourg Initiative

DT

Diplôme de technicien, or Technician's Diploma

EC

European Commission

ECS

European Company Survey

ECTS

European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System

EHTL

École d'Hôtellerie et de Tourisme du Luxembourg, or the Luxembourg School of Hospitality and Tourism

EIG

Economic Interest Group

EQF

European Qualification Framework

ERDF

European Regional Development Fund

ERIC

European Research Infrastructure Consortiums

ESCO

European Skills, Competences, Qualifications and Occupations Classification

EST

École Supérieure du Travail

EU

European Union

EURES

European Employment Services

FDA

Fédération des Artisans, or Federation of Artisans

FEDIL

Fédération des Industriels Luxembourgeois, or the Federation of Luxembourgish Industrials

FHL

Fédération des Hôpitaux Luxembourgeois, or Federation of Luxembourgish Hospitals or

FO

Forum Orientation

GDP

Gross domestic product

GDPR

EU General Data Protection Regulation

GVCs

Global value chains

HE

Higher education

HORESCA

Fédération Nationale des Hôteliers, Restaurateurs et Cafetiers du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg, or the National Federation of Hoteliers, Restaurateurs and Café Owners of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

HoT

House of Training

HPWPs

High-performance work practices

HR

Human Resources

IBA-OIE

Observatoire interrégional du marché de l’emploi, or Interregional Labour Market Observatory

ICDL

International Computer Driving Licence

ICT

Information and communication technology

IDCN

International Dual Career Network

IFEN

Institut de Formation de l’Éducation nationale, or the National Education Institute of Training

IFSB

Institut de Formation Sectoriel du Bâtiment, or the Construction Sector Training Institute

IGSS

Inspection générale de la sécurité sociale, or General Inspectorate of Social Security

ILA

Individual Learning Accounts or compte personnel de formation

INAP

Institut national de l’administration publique, or National Institute of Public Administration

INFPC

Institut national pour le développement de la formation professionnelle continue, or National Institute for the Development of Continuing Vocational Training

INL

Institut national des langues, or National Languages Institute

ISCED

International Standard Classification for Education

ISCO

International Standard Classification of Occupations

IT

Information technology

ITA

OECD Indicators of Talent Attractiveness

IVET

Initial vocational education and training

LFF

Luxembourg for Finance

LFS

Labour Force Survey

LHoFT

Luxembourg House of Financial Technology

LIH

Luxembourg Institute of Health

LISER

Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research

LIST

Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology

LLLC

Luxembourg Lifelong Learning Centre

LMI

Labour market information

LWK

Landwirtschaftskammer, or Chamber of Agriculture

MAEE

Ministère des Affaires étrangères et européennes, or Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs

MECO

Ministère de l’Économie, or Ministry of Economy

MENJE

Ministère de l’Éducation nationale, de l'Enfance et de la Jeunesse, or Ministry of Education, Children and Youth

MESR

Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, or Ministry of Higher Education and Research

MFAMIGR

Ministère des Affaires familiales, de l’Intégration et de la Grande Région, or Ministry of Family Affairs, Integration and the Greater Region

MFIN

Ministère des Finances, or Ministry of Finance

MinDigital

Ministère de la Digitalisation, or Ministry for Digitalisation

MJUST

Ministère de la Justice, or Ministry of Justice

MO

Maison de l’orientation

MTEESS

Ministère du Travail, de l'Emploi et de l'Économie sociale et solidaire, or Ministry of Labour, Employment and the Social and Solidarity Economy

NACE

Statistical classification of economic activities in the European Community

NDEP

National Data Exchange Platform

NEET

Not in education, employment and training

NGO

Non-governmental organisation

NLP

Natural language processing

NVAO

Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders

OJA

Online job advertisements

OF

Observatoire de la formation, or Training Observatory

PCI

Plans d’intégration communautaire, or Communal Integration Plans

PES

Public employment services

PIA

Accompanied Integration Pathway

PIAAC

Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (OECD Survey of Adult Skills)

PISA

OECD Programme for International Student Assessment

PROFIL

Fédération des Professionnels du Secteur Financier, or Luxembourg Financial Industry Federation

R&D

Research and Development

RETEL

Réseau d’études sur le travail et l’emploi, or Labour Market and Employment Research Network

ROME

Répertoire opérationnel des métiers et des emplois, or Operational Directory of Trades and Jobs

SAA

Skills assessment and anticipation

SCRIPT

Service de Coordination de la Recherche et de l’Innovation pédagogiques et technologiques, or Department for the Co-ordination of Educational and Technological Research and Innovation

SECAM

Service de la scolarisation des enfants étrangers, or Department for Schooling of Foreign Children

SePAS

Service psycho-social et d’accompagnement scolaires

SES

Structure of Earnings Survey

SFA

Service de la formation des adultes, or Department of Adult Education

SFP

Service de la formation professionnelle, or Department of Vocational Training

SMC

Service des médias, de la connectivité et de la politique numérique, or Department of Media, Connectivity and Digital Policy in Ministry of State

SME

Small and medium-sized enterprise

SNJ

Service National de la Jeunesse, or National Youth Service

SOC

Standard Occupational Classification

SCRIPT

Service de Coordination de la Recherche et de l’Innovation pédagogiques et technologiques, or Department for the Co-ordination of Educational and Technological Research and Innovation

STATEC

Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques, or National Institute for Statistics and Economic Studies

STEM

Science, technology, engineering and mathematics

STRIs

Services Trade Restrictiveness Indicators

SYVICOL

Syndicat des villes et communes Luxembourgeoises, or Association of Luxembourg Cities and Municipalities

TCNs

Third country nationals

TEVA

School – Active Life Transition

TRF

Apprentissage transfrontalier, or Cross-border apprenticeship

TRIFOB

Formation continue trinationale dans le Rhin Supérieur, or Trinationale Further Education on the Upper Rhine

UEL

Union des Entreprises Luxembourgeoises, or Association of Luxembourg Companies

UIMM

Union des Industries et Métiers de la Métallurgie, or Union of Metallurgy Industries and Trades

UL/UoL

University of Luxembourg

ULCC

University of Luxembourg Competence Centre

VAE

Validation des acquis de l'expérience, or Accreditation of prior experiential learning

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