Skills and employability resources

January 2020

  1. ILO supports National Skills Development Authority to review National Skills Policy

    National Skills Development Authority (NSDA), with the technical and financial support from ILO’s Skills 21 project, will conduct a review and updating of the NSDP 2011. The review process will be inclusive, participatory and reflecting the views and recommendations of the stakeholders.

December 2019

  1. Sector-Wide Integrated Framework for TVET (SWIFT): Synergies in Skills Development

    ILO’s European Union-funded project Skills 21 has taken an initiative to create a Sector Wide Approach for the TVET sector for Skills Development.

  2. The future of skills includes attributes such as leadership quality, critical thinking, innovation and lifelong learning

    18 December 2019

    Daily Star has featured Technical Education on their Special supplement on education. Current situation of the skills gap in Bangladesh, the prevailing challenges and solutions, and ILO’s Skills Development initiatives discussed by an analyticla interview with Kishore Kumar Singh, Chief Technical Adviser of ILO's European Union funded Skills 21 project.

  3. INTERNATIONAL MIGRANTS DAY 2019: Social cohesion is key to reaping the benefits of migration

    18 December 2019

  4. Closing the gap in skills development through the acceleration of digital and e-learning programmes

    18 December 2019

    The advancement of digitalization and technology has eliminated time and space boundaries, providing an opportunity for people living in rural areas to have a greater access to good quality training at an affordable cost through distance and e-learning.

  5. The Maldives Celebrates the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) Century of Advancing Social Justice and Decent Work

    18 December 2019

    The centenary celebrations were graced by His H.E. Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, President of the Republic of the Maldives.

  6. National Dialogue -- The Future of Digital and Distance Learning: Accelerating The Use of Technology to Deliver Quality Skills Development in Rural Areas

    The event will further discuss about the future of digital and distance learning in Indonesia.

  7. A Decade of Skills Development: The ILO in Bangladesh 2008-2018

    15 December 2019

    For more than a decade, the ILO has worked closely with the Government of Bangladesh, and a network of social partners, to reform the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) sector and to improve access for people to increase their skills and employability, in particular, youth, women and people from vulnerable groups.

  8. ILO and Apindo team up to develop skills of the future

    12 December 2019

    Rapid industrial change due to digitalization and automation is inevitable. While digitalization and automation have eliminated many technical jobs, they have created new jobs that require a new set of soft skills beyond technical. Companies need to recognize the skills of the future in the areas digitalization and automation cannot do well.

  9. Regional experts meeting on the future of STEM education and training in TVETs in Southeast Asia

    The ILO through its Women in STEM Programme gathered TVET experts and representatives’ of government from Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, and Malaysia to discuss the integration of STEM skills into TVET education and training in Southeast Asia