Enhancing school-to-work transition: An examination of the experiences and good practices of the Brazilian Apprenticeship System - Guyana and Suriname

The objectives of the Seminar are to share more in-depth information on the experiences and good practices of the Brazilian Apprenticeship System as well as identify opportunities for further South-South Cooperation and Technical Assistance to Caribbean States by the Government of Brazil, in the area of School-to-work transitions.

These national Seminars, to take place in Guyana from11-12 May 2017 and in Suriname from15-16 May 2017, have been organized under the auspices of the ILO-Brazil South-South Cooperation Programme with the collaboration of the countries' local Department of Labour and Ministry of Education. They are a continuation in a series of missions to seven Caribbean Countries that are currently active Members of the Regional Initiative, Latin America and the Caribbean Free of Child Labour. The first of these missions was held in The Bahamas and Saint Lucia in March 2017.

The objectives of the Seminars are:
  1. To share more in-depth information on the experiences and good practices of the Brazilian Apprenticeship System
  2. To identify opportunities for further South-South Cooperation and Technical Assistance to Caribbean States by the Government of Brazil, in the area of School to Work Transitions.
The ILO-Brazil Delegation will comprise:

Ministry of Labour and Employment, Brazil
Ms Denise Natalina Brambilla Gonzales, Specialist; and
Ms. Tais Arruti Lyrio Lisboa, Specialist

International Labour Organization (ILO)
Mr Erik Ferraz- ILO, Brazil
Mr Diego Rei, Specialist, ILO Decent Work Team and Office for the Caribbean
Ms Resel Melville - ILO Decent Work Team and Office for the Caribbean