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.


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Regional leaders pledge support for lifelong learning in ASEAN
Representatives of inter-governmental, employers’ and workers’ organizations urged all parties to play their roles in upskilling and reskilling workers. Read more

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An advocate for disability inclusion in the Philippines
Overcoming her visual disability, Maria Criselda Bisda has become a leading voice for disability inclusion in technical and vocational education, as part of the ILO-UK Skills for Prosperity Programme. Read more

Transforming Indonesian women into entrepreneurs
The ILO-UK Skills for Prosperity Programme in Indonesia has equipped women in coastal villages with practical and relevant entrepreneurial skills. Read more

Pandemic or no pandemic, young people need more skills training!
A Philippine student’s account of challenges he has faced during the pandemic re-emphasizes the urgent need to support the enhancement of education, training and skills development systems, ensuring young people have a smoother transition from school to work. Read more

Employers and educators vow to address discrimination and harassment in the maritime industry
ILO-UK programme’s training helps bring new perspectives to stakeholders and strengthen their commitment to mainstream anti-discrimination and anti-harassment measures in the workplace. Read more