Quality Apprenticeship and Lifelong Learning in China – Phase 2
The project provides capacity building on quality apprenticeship, skill anticipation and matching, and core skill development with focuses on social inclusion and the green transition. The project aims to promote workers’ employability, reduce job-skill mismatch in the labour market in China, and enhance international exchanges on apprenticeships and lifelong learning.
DescriptionBased on substantial results of the Phase 1, Quality Apprenticeship and Lifelong Learning in China - Phase 2 extends to provide capacity building on quality apprenticeship, skill anticipation and matching, and core skill development with focuses on social inclusion and the green transition. The project continues to collaborate with Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security, employers’ and workers’ organizations in China to promote working women and men’s employability, reduce job-skill mismatch in the labour market in China, and enhance international exchanges on apprenticeships and lifelong learning.
BackgroundChina is exploring a more responsive and comprehensive vocational training system and implementing a series of policies on skills development. The ILO has been collaborating with Chinese constituents in the field of skills development. With the support of J.P. Morgan, the accomplished project Quality Apprenticeship and Lifelong Learning in China - Phase 1 timely introduced ILO methodologies and tools into China New Apprenticeship Program. The project received active participation from enterprises, training providers and local management departments.
- To promote responsive, green and inclusive skill development policies to adapt to the changing labour market in China;
- To reduce job-skill mismatch for young people to enhance youth employability;
- To reskill and upskill the existing workforce, particularly the rural workforce, to respond to labour market needs and challenges;
- To enhance positive social image and socio-economic effects of apprenticeship and lifelong vocational training.
Expected outcomes at the end of the projectOutcome 1 - Improved institutional capacity for quality apprenticeship with a focus on social inclusion and sustainable development
Outcome 2 - Strengthened capacity on skill anticipation and matching
Outcome 3 - Enhanced core skill development with a focus on skills for green jobs
Outcome 4 - Improved knowledge exchange and awareness-raising in skills development nationally and globally
Selected project outputs
- ILO guides and tools on quality apprenticeship and skills development translated, adapted and piloted
- Capacity building programs for the government, enterprises, training providers and social partners in quality apprenticeship and skills development conducted
- Core skill training to apprentices delivered
- South-South knowledge exchanges on skills development and lifelong learning implemented
Project partnersMinistry of Human Resources and Social Security (MOHRSS); China Enterprise Confederation (CEC); All-China Federation of Trade Unions (ACFTU)
For further information please contact:Ms Xian GUAN
National Project Manager