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Green skills

Parent term: Skills

3 definitions

Technical skills, knowledge, values and attitudes needed in the workforce to develop and support sustainable social, economic and environmental outcomes in business, industry and the community.
Source: NCVER 2013, Australia
Abilities needed to live in, develop and support a society which aims to reduce the negative impact of human activity on the environment.
Source: CEDEFOP 2014, Europe
Environmental awareness skills refer to the knowledge, abilities, values and attitudes [in the general population] needed to live in, develop and support a society which reduces the impact of human activity on the environment. These generic ‘green’ skills include the capacity to include environmental concerns alongside others (such performance and safety) in taking decisions, including in the choice of processes and technologies.
Source: EU commission (Skills panorama) 2015, Europe




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