Publications

The ILO Office in Bangladesh publishes reports, working papers, brochures and training manuals. Some of these can be downloaded directly. Others can be requested or purchased in hard copy from the ILO Library in Dhaka. Email

2010

  1. Legislative & regulatory reform of TVET and skills training in Bangladesh

    01 April 2010

    International Labour Organization (ILO), in cooperation with the Government of Bangladesh, is seeking to implement various reforms to the technical and vocational education and training (TVET) system in Bangladesh. This report is intended to provide a review and analysis of relevant local legislations relating to TVET along with selected foreign legislation, to identify the requirements for amendment in the existing legislation, to draft possible amendments and devise a workflow for the enactment of such new laws or amendments.

  2. Women’s participation in trade unions in Bangladesh: Status, barriers and overcoming strategies

    20 March 2010

    A study about women's participation in trade union in perspective of Bangladesh.

  3. Proposed certification framework for TVET instructors in Bangladesh

    01 January 2010

    This document states the proposed certification framework for TVET instructors and Workplace Assessors in Bangladesh. The document also outlines the 3 development levels within the Certificate in Vocational and Technical Training and Assessment (CVTTA), for a range of TVET instructors working at varying levels within the Bangladesh TVET system.

  4. Minimum competency standards for TVET instructors in Bangladesh

    01 January 2010

    This document presents a summary and details of the proposed minimum competency standards for TVET instructors in Bangladesh. The units of competence were developed through consultation with a wide range of stakeholders and were endorsed at a TVET Reform workshop held in December 2009.

2009

  1. Current status and evolution of industrial relations system in Bangladesh

    15 December 2009

    A discussion paper on evolution of industrial relations in Bangladesh.

  2. Review of National Structure & Coordination of TVET and Skills Development in Bangladesh

    01 December 2009

    This review analyses the structure and coordination of TVET and skills development in Bangladesh and make recommendations for improvement. In particular it addresses the important roles of the National Skills Development Council (NSDC) and the Bangladesh Technical Education Board (BTEB) and the need for increased private sector involvement in the system through Industry Skills Councils (ISC).

  3. Workshop on National Occupation Competency Standards Transport Sector

    05 November 2009

  4. Assessment and overview of CBT and TREE programs for Bangladesh

    01 November 2009

    This final report is meant to provide an outline of the ILO-UNDP Community-Based Training (CBT) program in four divisions in which it was implemented in Bangladesh—detailing components that can be built upon and be most effective in piloting a new Community-Based Training for Rural Economic Empowerment (CB-TREE) program under a tailored methodology to the particular socio-economic and market contexts of Bangladesh. Organizational methods will be identified that can contribute towards new and sustainable income generating activities (IGAs) for targeted beneficiary groups.

  5. RPL assessor kit informal/workplace evidence

    01 November 2009

    Recognition of Prior learning requires the recognition and acceptance by any Training Organisation of the qualifications and statements of skills issued by other RTOs and Registered Assessors enabling individuals to receive national recognition of qualifications and statements of skills.

  6. RPL assessor kit for standard formal/credit transfer assessment

    01 November 2009

    Recognition of Prior learning requires the recognition and acceptance by any Training Organisation of the qualifications and statements of skills issued by other RTOs and Registered Assessors enabling individuals to receive national recognition of qualifications and statements of skills.

  7. Financing of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in Bangladesh

    01 September 2009

    This report reviews Bangladesh TVET funding system with regard to present funding levels and regulations as well as future funding opportunities to increase overall funding levels and improve efficiency. The report has briefly reviewed the economic environment for TVET as well as political targets and priorities. It then provides an overview of the present TVET-system, the structures of public and private institutions and the number of students enrolled.

  8. The ILO Convention on Indigenous and Tribal Populations, 1957 (No. 107) and the laws of Bangladesh: a comparative study

    10 August 2009

    A comparative study between ILO Conventions on Indigenous and Tribal Populations, 1957 (No. 107) and the laws of Bangladesh and its implementation.

  9. Green jobs initiative in Bangladesh

    03 June 2009

    In Bangladesh green jobs create opportunities for employment for the poor in renewable energy, organic and plastic waste, lead acid battery and construction sectors.

  10. Bangladesh Decent Work Country Programme brochure

    02 June 2009

    Bangladesh Decent Work Country Programme was developed with active participation of tripartite constituents and has been implemented for the period 2006-2009, focusing on improving skills training and entrepreneurship for enhanced employability and livelihoods; improving coverage of social protection and rights for workers in selected sectors, including for migrants; combating child labour with priority focus on the worst forms of child labour; and strengthening social dialogue.

  11. 90 years working for social justice, 36 years in Bangladesh

    02 May 2009

    This information booklet is about ILO and its constituents during the last 36 years in Bangladesh. On one hand, it reflects the experiences, good practices and stories of our cooperation; on the other, it touches upon the views, concerns and aspirations of our constituents and what future ILO holds for this country.

  12. Child labour and education in Bangladesh: evidence and policy recommendations

    01 May 2009

    This publication aims to capture the findings of a research analysis on child labour and education commissioned by the ILO in cooperation with UNICEF and UNESCO on annual World Day Against Child Labour in 2008 which carried the theme “Education – the right response to child labour”. It therefore aims to present i) an understanding of the linkages between child labour and education, by examining the educational, household and sociocultural determinants that act as constraints or incentives in the decision between labour and education; and ii) an overview of relevant mainstream, specific project and non-formal educational responses.

  13. Group report: fellowship 2

    30 April 2009

    The TVET Reform Project aims to support change within the TVET system of Bangladesh. It is an ambitious program of activities that focus on a broad range of TVET issues including development of new national policy, implementation of competency based training, new teacher training arrangements, a greater role for industry and decentralised management of institutions.

  14. Green jobs assessment in agriculture and forestry sector in Bangladesh

    30 April 2009

    The report focuses on climate change impacts on Bangladesh; and ways for sustainable economic and social development and environmental protection at national level.

  15. ILO 90th anniversary in Bangladesh

    29 April 2009

    ILO marks 90 years world wide and its 36 years in Bangladesh highlighting social dialogue and decent work as the upcoming challenges to respond to the financial economic crisis. Activities include press briefing, trade unions rally and high level forum.

  16. Green job assessment in agriculture and forestry sector of Bangladesh

    01 April 2009

    The agriculture sector assessment on green jobs would include both an inventory and assessment of the intensive green technologies which are currently on going or are being planned in the future and those have an impact on poverty reduction, employment creation, sustainable environment and decent work.