Skills development

Skills for Prosperity in South-East Asia Programme

This ILO-led programme funded by the United Kingdom Government aims to contribute to increasing national capacity to achieve sustained and inclusive growth through the enhancement of skills development and technical and vocational education and training systems.

Jane Gabiana at the graduation ceremony.© Surasak Glahan
My ticket to decent work
I would like to encourage women not to be hesitant to take up construction-related courses, just like me, even though they are male-dominated. Read more

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Growing businesses beyond their hometown
The ILO-UK Skills for Prosperity Programme has helped Malaysia’s local Sabahans supercharge their entrepreneurial, marketing and food processing skills. Read more

Shoring up the foundation for a safe, inclusive learning environment
Training to create a convenient platform to report sexual harassment on campus and a capacity-building exchange to the UK made a huge difference in one Indonesian woman’s life. Read more

Maximizing Philippine labour market intelligence for local skills needs
ILO-UK programme’s pilots in Visayas regions assist various TVET actors’ efforts to reduce jobs-skills mismatches in the Philippines and link skills systems to local economic development. Read more

Sunshine, sea… and tourism skills
See how one community in North Sulawesi has become a fixture on the local tourist trail, increasing income from tourism fivefold and transforming livelihoods. Read more