This Information Note presents the ILO's TREE which aims to promote rural employment using a community-based approach to skills development.
Policy Briefs in the series are authored by the technical specialists of the Skills and Employability Department and aim to present a short overview of particular areas related to skills development, policies and systems, and training.
Skills and trade
The publication, co-published by the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the International Labour Office (ILO), builds on previous collaboration between the two organizations. It focuses on the linkages between trade and skills and between trade and skills development policies.
Sharing knowledge and lessons learned from implementing the ILO Skills for Trade and Economic Diversification (STED) programme and applying the G20 Training Strategy. The event will take place from 30-31 May 2017 in Siem Reap, Cambodia.
11-12 May 2017
This conference aimed to deepen understanding of the labour market effects of various types of skill mismatch and how they can be best measured in different country contexts. It included ILO research and also presented the work of other partner international organizations.(Presentations now available on the event page.)
New updated version
The brochure presents the rationale for this type of intervention, discusses some practical aspects of implementation, and explains the analytical process underlying STED. It also provides a brief overview of the experience so far with STED, in eleven countries and nineteen sectors.
The ILO has prepared this set of Recommendations on strengthening skills recognition systems, as countries seek strategies to enhance the employability of workers and the productivity of enterprises.
Provides analytical research on the labour market impact of skills recognition systems, in particular, in matching skills and jobs.
Vocational teachers and trainers in a changing world: the imperative of high-quality teacher training systems
16 July 2015
ILO International Symposium
27-28 November 2017, Geneva
The symposium is part of the work of the ILO Employment Department under its Global Product on Jobs and Skills Mismatch. It follows an earlier conference, held in May, which looked at the labour market impact and policy implications of various forms of skill mismatch.
6 - 17 November 2017.