Publications

2022

  1. Employment Policy Department Newsletter, Nov/Dec 2022

    25 November 2022

  2. Strengthening work-based learning in VET institutions

    17 November 2022

    This report was compiled under the ILO’s research project – Apprenticeship Development for Universal Lifelong Learning and Training (ADULT) – funded by the Government of Flanders. The project aims to explore how apprenticeship systems are being modernised and transformed to promote and enable lifelong learning and decent work for youth, adults, and older workers (both employed and unemployed). The research paper titled “Strengthening work-based learning in VET institutions” explores the initiatives undertaken by countries across the world to strengthen WBL in school-based VET, the role of local industry and social partners. It also discusses the various innovative policy options which can be introduced for supporting WBL in school-based VET.

  3. Improving the attractiveness and social perception of apprenticeships

    17 November 2022

    This report was compiled under the ILO’s research project – Apprenticeship Development for Universal Lifelong Learning and Training (ADULT) – funded by the Government of Flanders. The project aims to explore how apprenticeship systems are being modernised and transformed to promote and enable lifelong learning and decent work for youth, adults, and older workers (both employed and unemployed). The research paper titled “Improving the attractiveness and social perception of apprenticeships” explores reasons why apprenticeships are sometimes regarded as unattractive or low status career choices. It also highlights the experiences and lessons learned from the initiatives taken by various countries in improving the attractiveness of apprenticeships. These include structural changes and enhancements to apprenticeship programs, as well as better promotion of apprenticeships to potential apprentices and those who advise them.

  4. The digital transformation of apprenticeships: Emerging opportunities and barriers

    17 November 2022

    This report was compiled under the ILO’s research project – Apprenticeship Development for Universal Lifelong Learning and Training (ADULT) – funded by the Government of Flanders. The project aims to explore how apprenticeship systems are being modernised and transformed to promote and enable lifelong learning and decent work for youth, adults, and older workers (both employed and unemployed). The research paper titled “Digital transformation of apprenticeship systems” explores how digital technology can be used to improve the effectiveness, inclusiveness, and efficiency of apprenticeships. It also highlights the ongoing and emerging innovative practices in using digital and educational technology.

  5. Promoting apprenticeships to meet the skills needs of the digital and knowledge economy

    17 November 2022

    This report was compiled under the ILO’s research project – Apprenticeship Development for Universal Lifelong Learning and Training (ADULT) – funded by the Government of Flanders. The project aims to explore how apprenticeship systems are being modernised and transformed to promote and enable lifelong learning and decent work for youth, adults, and older workers (both employed and unemployed). The research paper titled “Promoting apprenticeships to meet the skills needs of the digital and knowledge economy” explores the impact of the digital technologies on jobs.

  6. Adapting apprenticeships for the reskilling and upskilling of adults

    17 November 2022

    This report was compiled under the ILO’s research project – Apprenticeship Development for Universal Lifelong Learning and Training (ADULT) – funded by the Government of Flanders. The project aims to explore how apprenticeship systems are being modernised and transformed to promote and enable lifelong learning and decent work for youth, adults, and older workers (both employed and unemployed). The research paper titled “Adapting apprenticeships for the reskilling and upskilling of adults” explores how apprenticeships can enable the people to acquire new skills and update existing skills throughout their working life, thereby addressing the fast-changing labour market demand. Furthermore, the paper highlights the new role of apprenticeship training within lifelong learning systems.

  7. Skills Development for a Just Transition

    07 November 2022

    This policy brief is part of the ILO Just Transition Policy briefs series and is intended to present the linkages between just transition and skills development, providing stakeholders with information and recommendations for implementation.

  8. Skills needs in the Oman labour market: An employer survey

    31 October 2022

    Based on desk research and a survey of 106 firms in Oman, conducted between May and June 2022, the report aims to assess Oman’s skills mix and needs an to help Omani businesses, policymakers, workers organizations, and employers and business membership organizations (EBMOs) to better assess policy options, especially as they pertain to the skills development of nationals and to skills-based international recruitment. If conducted regularly, the survey can be used to help assess the skills and competency gaps of the Omani workforce and identify the sectors and occupations where firms are having difficulty recruiting, with a view to recommending measures with respect to reskilling and upskilling.

  9. Greening TVET and skills development: A practical guidance tool

    18 October 2022

  10. Skills for decarbonisation

    12 October 2022

    This discussion paper considers the implications of decarbonisation for labour markets and the demand for skills in the G7 and EU countries and provides policy recommendations to address different skills challenges.

  11. Employment Policy Department Newsletter, Sept/Oct 2022

    26 September 2022

  12. Tors Communications

    26 September 2022

  13. Employment Policy Department Newsletter, July/August 2022

    27 July 2022

  14. Skills for Trade and Economic Diversification in Ethiopia: A background paper for drafting of a Sector Skills Strategy for the Garment sector in Ethiopia

    12 July 2022

  15. Skills for Trade and Economic Diversification in Ethiopia: A background paper for drafting of a Sector Skills Strategy for the Garment sector in Ethiopia

    11 July 2022

  16. Skills for Trade and Economic Diversification in Ethiopia: A background paper for drafting of a Sector Skills Strategy for the Garment sector in Ethiopia

    11 July 2022

  17. Skills for Trade and Economic Diversification in Ethiopia: A background paper for drafting of a Sector Skills Strategy for the Garment sector in Ethiopia

    11 July 2022

    Rapport de stratégie de développement des compétences dans la branche de biscuiterie-chocolaterie-confiserie

  18. Compétences pour le commerce et la diversification économique: Alignement des compétences sur les stratégies de développement sectoriel en Algérie, au Maroc et en Tunisie - Rapport de stratégie de développement des compétences dans la branche de l'IT-Offshoring

    11 July 2022

  19. Compétences pour le commerce et la diversification économique: Alignement des compétences sur les stratégies de développement sectoriel en Algérie, au Maroc et en Tunisie - Rapport de stratégie de développement des compétences dans la branche de l'IT-Offshoring

    11 July 2022

  20. Locations of STED development cooperation

    11 July 2022