News, articles and events on youth employment

July 2021

  1. © ILO/Milos Vujovic 2022

    The European Commission and the ILO join forces to support young people

    18 July 2021

    A new EC/ILO Technical Assistance Facility set up to pursue youth employment in the Western Balkans.

  2. Quality mentors for quality apprenticeship programmes at the workplaces

    15 July 2021

    Mentors play a key role in ensuring the quality of the apprenticeship programme at the workplace. The ILO and its partners jointly developed a free, accessible virtual training module for mentors of industrial apprenticeship programme.

  3. Reimagining Youth Skills Post-Pandemic

    This year’s World Youth Skills Day will again take place in a challenging context, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and with education and training systems yet to return to pre-crisis conditions. It aims to celebrate the resilience and creativity of youth throughout the crisis and focus attention on how technical and vocational education and training (TVET) systems have adapted to the pandemic, participate in the recovery, and imagine priorities they should adopt for the post-COVID-19 world.

  4. Missed schooling opportunities spur Iman to reach new learning milestones

    14 July 2021

    A multi-agency programme has provided hundreds of vulnerable Yemenis with life skills, financial literacy, theoretical instruction and on-the-job training, providing them with the means to secure a sustainable income.

  5. Digital transformation for effective vocational education and training

    09 July 2021

    In line with life-long learning for future of work, the ILO is supporting Indonesia’s development agenda on human capital development by assisting the country in digital transformation, particularly on technical and vocational education and training.

  6. ILO facilitates Indonesia-Australia partnership to accelerate digital skills development

    07 July 2021

    Digital skills shortage remains a challenge in Indonesia. The ILO facilitates a partnership between Indonesia-Australia to create competent digital talents demanded by industry.

  7. ILO and its labour partners jointly launch a virtual training to promote quality apprenticeship at workplaces

    05 July 2021

    A multi-stakeholder partnership join forces to support the enhancement of Indonesian human capital through quality apprenticeship programme.

June 2021

  1. © ASEAN 2022

    Indonesia and Australia to explore partnership in enhancing digital skills

    28 June 2021

    The fast growing of digital technology requires advanced technical capacity to adapt the changes. Indonesia and Australia are exploring a partnership to strengthen digital skills of Indonesia’s technical vocational education and training (TVET).

  2. Expert Workshop on the Adaptation of ILO Quality Apprenticeship Guide for Practitioners successfully held in Tianjin

    28 June 2021

    On 22 June, the ILO project ‘Quality Apprenticeship and Lifelong Learning in China’ successfully organized Expert Workshop on the Adaptation of ILO Quality Apprenticeship Guide for Practitioners (the Guide) in Tianjin. Around 20 national experts in vocational training and apprenticeship participated in the workshop to present adaptation frameworks and have discussions on the further development of the adaptation, in order to make the Guide more applicable based on the current implementation of China New Enterprise-based Apprenticeship Program

  3. Apprenticeships are good for business

    25 June 2021

    ILO is supporting the Indonesian government’s goal to enhance the competence and competitiveness of human resources by highlighting the benefits of apprenticeship programmes for workers and businesses alike.