New manuals: what are the trends and needs in the media sector?


Creative Skills Europe, the European Platform on Employment and Training in the Audiovisual and Live Performance sectors, is a project which aims at collecting information and at developing tools to help the cultural and creative sectors adjust their skills to the realities of the field.

Ran by a partnership of European trade unions of (including the European Federation of Jounalists), employers’ organisations, and national skills bodies, Creative Skills Europe looks at creating national and European synergies, and at inspiring new types of actions, both at company level and in a collective way at sector level.

After four thematic workshops in different European cities on innovation, human rights management, the digital environment and the role of social dialogue, the European Federation of Journalists together with social partners have gathered information and produce the following manual for media practioners in the audio-visual and live-performance sectors.

These publication are available:

Its objective is to steer discussions on the evolving skills needs in our sectors and to promote initiatives to respond to those needs.The publications are available in English. Translations into Czech, English, French, German, Italian and Spanish will be available in the coming weeks.

Creative Skills Europe is a joint project piloted by social partners of the EU Social Dialogue Committees in the Audiovisual and Live Performance Sectors. It was implemented in partnership with national organisations from Belgium, France, Germany, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and Sweden. It received financial support from the European Union.