Publications

2017

  1. Information Note: Training for Rural Economic Empowerment (TREE)

    15 November 2017

    Part of the Policy Brief series produced by the Skills and Employability Branch

  2. Trade union involvement in skills development: An international review

    20 October 2017

  3. Labour market impact of National Qualification Frameworks in six countries

    20 October 2017

  4. Training employment services providers on how to facilitate the recognition of skills of migrant workers: Facilitator’s notes

    01 September 2017

  5. How to facilitate the recognition of skills of migrant workers: Guide for employment services providers

    01 September 2017

  6. Investing in work based learning

    04 July 2017

    The brochure highlights relevant concepts, data and key resources regarding technical and vocational education and training from The Interagency Group on Technical and vocational education and training (IAG-TVET).

  7. Investing in skills for inclusive trade

    04 July 2017

    Featuring results from the ILO's Skills for Trade and Economic Diversification (STED) programme, this report shows that appropriate skills development policies are key to helping firms participate in trade, and also to helping workers find good jobs.

  8. Engaging employers in apprenticeship opportunities

    26 June 2017

    This joint OECD-ILO report examines best practices in employer engagement in apprenticeship programmes at the local level across nine countries.

  9. Skills for Trade and Economic Diversification - Tourist Guides Sector, Myanmar

    30 May 2017

    This report presents an application of the Skills for Trade and Economic Diversification (STED) methodology to tourist guides sector in Myanmar.

  10. STED Brochure (updated version)

    26 May 2017

    STED Brochure

  11. How useful is the concept of skills mismatch?

    24 April 2017

    This paper was prepared as a background note for the International Conference on Jobs and Skills Mismatch to be held in Geneva on May 11-12, 2017.

  12. Developing and running an establishment skills survey - Guide to anticipating and matching skills and jobs Vol. 5

    21 March 2017

    Part of the compendium of methodological guides on anticipation and matching of skills supply and demand developed by the European Training Foundation (ETF), the International Labour Office and the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop).

  13. Tripartite declaration of principles concerning multinational enterprises and social policy (MNE Declaration) - 5th Edition (March 2017)

    17 March 2017

    The MNE Declaration is the only ILO instrument that provides direct guidance to enterprises on social policy and inclusive, responsible and sustainable workplace practices. It is the only global instrument in this area that was elaborated and adopted by governments, employers and workers from around the world. It was adopted close to 40 years ago (amended in 2000 and 2006) and revised in 2017. Its principles are addressed to MNEs, governments, and employers’ and workers’ organizations and cover areas such as employment, training, conditions of work and life, and industrial relations as well as general policies. All principles build on international labour standards (ILO conventions and recommendations). The MNE Declaration facilitates outreach and understanding of the Decent Work Agenda in the private sector.

  14. Skills for Trade and Economic Diversification (STED) - the Malawi oilseeds and horticulture sectors

    28 February 2017

    This report presents the findings of analytical research undertaken in Malawi by applying the Skills for Trade and Economic Diversification (STED) methodology to two sectors of the Malawian economy, namely oilseeds and horticulture.

2016

  1. Skills for Trade & Economic Diversification (STED) in Viet nam: The case of the Tourism sector in selected provinces

    31 December 2016

    This report presents an application of the Skills for Trade and Economic Diversification (STED) methodology to the tourism sector of Viet Nam’s economy in selected provinces (mainly Quang Nam and Thua Thien-Hue provinces, plus some involvement in Khanh Hoa province). The application of STED in the tourism sector in Viet Nam exemplies action on these priorities, and its integration with on-going ILO technical assistance. This work has been undertaken under the Applying the G20 Training Strategy project, which is funded by the Russian Federation.

  2. STED RBM and ME Manual

    31 December 2016

    STED RBM and ME Manual

  3. STED results based management and M&E manual

    12 December 2016

  4. Strengthening Skills Recognition Systems: Recommendations for key stakeholders

    05 December 2016

  5. Understanding the potential impact of skills recognition systems on labour markets: Research report

    10 October 2016

    Provides analytical research on the labour market impact of skills recognition systems, in particular, in matching skills and jobs.

  6. Carrying out tracer studies: Guide to anticipating and matching skills and jobs, Volume 6

    06 October 2016

    This guide is a part of the European Training Foundation (ETF), the ILO and the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop) series of guides on skills anticipation and matching.