Applying the G20 Training Strategy: A Partnership of the ILO and the Russian Federation (Phase 2)

What's new

  1. Social partners discuss sectoral skills governance strategies in Jordan

    The G20 Training Strategy aims to enhance the relevance of education and training outcomes to labor market demands and to build the capacity of those working in the TVET sector to develop systems for national and sectoral skills development.

  2. Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and the Russian Federation strengthen their capabilities in formulation of strategic objectives and indicators of Skills Development

    The Russian Federation under the umbrella of the project ‘Applying the G20 Training Strategy: A partnership of the ILO and the Russian Federation’ hosted a sub-regional workshop on the ‘Alignment of strategic objectives and performance indicators for Skills Development to the international HRD policy recommendations and experience of G20 countries’ with participation of representatives from 35 organizations from Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and six regions of the Russian Federation and with participation of experts from the World Bank and UNESCO-UNEVOC.


  1. Training Workshop on: Systems of Sectoral TVET Governance

    The training workshop aimed at sharing national, regional and international experiences of establishing sectoral systems of TVET governance so that stakeholders in Jordan can consider options for improving the current system in the country. The workshop also introduced key issues to be addressed when establishing Sector Skills Councils and other bodies involved in the governance of TVET at a sectoral level.

  2. Training Workshop: Alignment of strategic objectives and performance indicators for Skills Development to the international Human Resource Development (HRD) policy recommendations and experience of G20 countries

    The purpose of the workshop is the familiarisation of participants with international Human Resource Development (HRD) policy instruments and the experience of G20 countries, capacity building of participants in analysis of national strategic objectives and indicators for Skills Development, as well as its alignment with international HRD recommendations from the ILO and other UN Agencies.

Project overview 

The Project is a continued response of the Russian Federation and the ILO to support the application of the G20 Training Strategy.

The major focus of the Project is on training of relevant national staff to critically analyse and improve the national and sectoral Skills Development systems in the countries-beneficiaries, and improving them with the support of the Project.

Project Design
Phase 2 of the Project was developed based on the results and the lessons learned from the first phase while fully taking into account the recommendations made in the independent evaluation of the first phase of the Project which, in particular, insisted on the involvement of all key stakeholders from countries-beneficiaries in overall project design.

The Skills Development needs of the countries-beneficiaries have been identified at technical consultations conducted by Project developers in each of the countries.

The Project objectives, activities and expected results have been formulated in the Project Document in a balanced way reflecting the varying interests of the governments, employers’ and workers’ organizations in each of the countries.

For the Project component to be implemented in Russian Federation by the Implementing Agent SKOLKOVO, the Agent was consulted in great detail.

Project's objectives

The ultimate goal of the project is to strengthen national Skills Development systems, policies and strategies to enhance employment opportunities for both women and men. In particular the Project will address a number of key challenges that the TVET system is currently facing on a policy and institutional level.

Upon completion, the project is expected to:
  • Increase the capacity of governments and stakeholders to review, reform and implement national training policies, strategies and systems in line with identified priorities.
  • Strengthen skills training systems in economic sectors through development of capacity for producing and applying occupational standards, qualifications, programs of competency-based training and assessment instruments.
  • Upgrade and apply software-based training products to support TVET institutions in five regions and selected sectors of the Russian Federation and in selected countries beneficiaries by Moscow School of Management, Skolkovo (SKOLKOVO).

Subject areas targeted by the Project

  • Alignment of National Skills Development policies and strategies and related performance indicators with requirements of international HRD policy instruments and the UN 2030 SDGs
  • Analysis of demand for skilled workforce and for planning of TVET enrolments
  • Introduction or improvement of the systems of National and Sectoral TVET Governance
  • Design and operation of effective National Systems of Vocational Guidance
  • Development of occupational standards, qualifications, competency-based training programs and skills assessment instruments
  • Establishment of Public-Private Partnerships in TVET sector (Viet Nam)
  • Development and application of Skills Technology Foresight (STF) methodology (SKOLKOVO component)
  • Development and application of TVET institution manager training program (SKOLKOVO component)