Publications

December 2022

  1. Deep-dive research into decent work challenges and opportunities in Namibia’s fishing supply chain

    08 December 2022

    This report provides an evidence base to support government and industry stakeholders in developing tools and policy advice and capacity-building initiatives to advance decent work in response to the COVID-19 crisis, making supply chains more resilient, fair and sustainable.

  2. National TVET policies and systems in Ethiopia: Opportunities and issues in challenging times

    07 December 2022

    This report provides a rigorous and systematic study on the national TVET policies and systems in Ethiopia. It identifies the key features of the TVET and skill system in Ethiopia, the challenges that confront it and the opportunities to address them with the support of the ILO and its partners

  3. STED Strategic Skills Recommendations for the Agro-Processing Industry in Ethiopia

    07 December 2022

    This sector skills strategy is intended for agro-processing industries that have the potential to create employment, generate export revenue and service growing domestic markets that would otherwise be serviced by imports. It focuses on the food, beverage, meat and dairy subsectors of the economy

  4. Sector Skills strategy for the Garment Sector in Ethiopia

    07 December 2022

    This sector skills strategy is intended mainly for the garment-manufacturing sector and certain skills issues relating to the whole value chain, extending to the textile sector upstream and garment distribution and marketing downstream, are covered

  5. Agro-Processing Sector Skills Committee: Operational Guide

    07 December 2022

    TVET – industry linkage is very important in skills development, but this linkage is weak in Ethiopia. To bring the private sector at the centre for agro-processing establishing sector skills council (SSC) is one means to create ownership and commitment. This manual provides guidance to potential and current board members on the establishment and operation of a sector skills council

  6. Textile and Garments Sector Skills Committee - Operational Guide

    07 December 2022

    TVET – industry linkage is very important in skills development, but this linkage is weak in Ethiopia. To bring the private sector at the centre for textile and garment establishing sector skills council (SSC) is one means to create ownership and commitment. This manual provides guidance to potential and current board members on the establishment and operation of a sector skills council

  7. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Framework, Policy, Processes, and Procedures for the TVET Sector - Final Report

    07 December 2022

    This report complements the existing assessment and certification arrangements in the TVET system and is consistent with both the National Qualification Framework and the government’s strategic direction for the TVET sector and skills development in Ethiopia. It provides a new pathway for skilled but unqualified workers to gain full or part national qualifications without having to undertake further training

  8. SKILL-UP Ethiopia Enhancing Youth Employability: Recognition of Prior Learning

    07 December 2022

    This fact sheet explains how RPL is important for employability by recognising their skills. It shows the different purpose, stage and process in RPL implementation. It also explains who is responsible for RPL assessment and certification

  9. A Rapid Skills Assessment of Ethiopia’s Tourism Sector during the COVID-19 Pandemic

    07 December 2022

    This study assesses the upskilling and reskilling needs of the Ethiopian tourism sector following the COVID-19 pandemic. The aim is to identify the skills and labour deficiencies, shortages, and surpluses caused by the pandemic and the related restrictions and to recommend effective reskilling and upskilling measures using ILO’s rapid skills assessment framework

  10. Sector-wide strategy and action plan for the employment of persons with disabilities in the Ethiopian Garment and Textile Sector

    07 December 2022

    The Sector-Wide Strategy was informed by a comprehensive baseline assessment, again conducted by the SKILL-UP Project, looking into the employability of persons with disabilities in the Ethiopian garment/textile sector by selecting four major industrial parks; namely, Hawasa Industrial Park (Sidama Region, Southern Ethiopia), Mekelle Industrial Park (Tigray Region, Northern Ethiopia), Kombolcha Industrial Park (Amhara Region, Northern Ethiopia) and the Bole-Lemi Industrial Park at the Capital Addis Ababa

  11. Institutional review in preparation for improving access to TVET programmes for persons with disabilities who have been internally displaced

    06 December 2022

    The institutional review is an assessment of appropriate intervention strategies to enable TVET centres to routinely accept and train youth with disabilities who are internally displaced

  12. Prevocational Entry-Level Core Skills Programme for the Garment Sector in Ethiopia - Trainer Handbook

    06 December 2022

    This Trainer Guide that accompanies the Prevocational Core Skills Programme for the Garment and Textile Sector in Ethiopia was developed and designed in response to national research in Ethiopia that revealed that many Ethiopian workers in the sector are concentrated in entry level positions, with most workers coming from rural agricultural backgrounds.

  13. Prevocational Entry-Level Core Skills Programme for the Garment Sector in Ethiopia – Learner Handbook

    06 December 2022

    This Learner Handbook is designed to support this group of early school leavers, enabling them either to enter and retain employment or access further education and training for future employment. The Learner Handbook is largely pictorial and designed to support learner participation during training and afterwards.

  14. Core Skills Report

    06 December 2022

    This study is an overview of existing core skills development programmes in Ethiopia.

  15. Core skills prevocational training implementation guide

    06 December 2022

    This Implementation Guide is designed to enable all training providers (TPs) to successfully implement the Prevocational Core Skills Training Programme, or to integrate core skills modules into their existing learning programmes

  16. Decent Work for Egypt’s Young People: Tackling the Challenge Together in Damietta - Independent evaluation

    06 December 2022

    The ILO Evaluation Office is seeking an evaluation team integrated by a team leader and a team member (individual consultants per position or a team application) to conduct the independent final evaluation of the project “Decent Work for Egypt’s Young People: Tackling the Challenge Together in Damietta (DJEP)”.

    Please see the attached call for expressions of interest for more information.

    Please send an e-mail with the subject header “Evaluation of the DJEP Project” to the Evaluation Manager, Tamar KHELADZE kheladze@ilo.org and copy to Ricardo Furman furman@ilo.org

    Application deadline: 16 December 2022

November 2022

  1. Independent strategic evaluation of the ILO’s Flagship Programme Safety + Health for All (2016-2022)

    30 November 2022

    The ILO Evaluation Office seeks expressions of interest (EoIs) from qualified independent evaluator(s) with experience in strategic evaluations and/or large multi-country programmes for an upcoming independent strategic evaluation of the ILO’s Flagship Programme Safety + Health for All (2016-2022).

    Please see the attached call for expressions of interest for more information.

    Expressions of interest should be sent to the ILO Evaluation Office (eval@ilo.org) eval) by 12 December 2022, mentioning the topic of evaluation in the subject-line.

  2. Improving Workers' Data Rights

    28 November 2022

    The brief on Improving Workers’ Data Rights covers how workers’ data is collected and used in the context of changing workplace management practises and oversight instruments. It provides important recommendations for trade unions on opportunities and challenges towards collective action on safeguarding workers’ rights throughout the data lifecycle.

  3. Responsible Tech

    28 November 2022

    The brief on Responsible Tech focuses on the responsible usage of information technologies that trade unions should be considering in their own internal operations. It follows the recommendations made during the first two briefs by providing guidance on how trade unions can ask the right questions in terms of the usage of new technologies by its staff and members, data protection of trade union data, cybersecurity as well as exploring options to utilising responsible software to ensure the privacy and rights of its staff and members.

  4. Sustainable Algorithmic Systems

    28 November 2022

    The brief on Sustainable Algorithmic Systems provides an overview for trade unions how algorithmic systems are utilised in workplaces. It further discusses the degree of changes to management practices due to the increased levels of algorithmic decision making, its impacts on workers and provides pertinent recommendations to workers’ organisations on how to counter potential threats to workers’ wellbeing, working conditions and wages caused by the deployment of unregulated algorithmic systems.