12 May 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to an explosion of online learning and training, as millions of people are forced to stay at home. It’s proved to be both an opportunity and a challenge.
Global survey on the impact of COVID-19 on staff development and training including apprenticeships and internships/ traineeships
27 April - 5 June 2020
06 April 2020
What is the most effective way to learn a new skill? Most people will say “through practice”. It is well-known that increasing the share of company-based learning in Vocational Education and Training (VET) yields much learning effects than school-based training only. A recent evaluation of Dual VET in Montenegro by ILO and the European Training Foundation (ETF) showed promising results. Almost 60% of dual TVET students found a work after graduation while the placement rate under the traditional school based system is around an estimated 30%.
ILO-UNESCO-WBG Survey for TVET providers, policy-makers and social partners on addressing the COVID-19 pandemic
3 April - 15 May 2020
18 March 2020
The first sectoral skills council is expected to provide a bridge between labour market and the education and training system to address the skills mismatch.
Global Employment Trends for Youth 2020
09 March 2020
Young people face an uncertain future in the labour market because of automation, the narrow focus of much vocational training and the lack of jobs to match their qualifications, says a new ILO report.
3 - 14 February 2020
The face-to-face module of the Training of Trainers (ToTs) course on “Skills anticipation & matching and STED” was held in ILO-ITC Center, Turin.
27 January 2020
While there is no doubt some jobs will be lost through these changes, there is also a huge potential to create decent work. But, at the moment, these are just possibilities. It is up to us to turn them into reality.
Our impact, their voices
09 January 2020
Hundreds of former bonded labourers in western Nepal are benefiting from vocational training under an innovative International Labour Organization scheme. Birendra Chaudhary, now a fully trained and well-paid plumber, is one of them.
ILO 100 on skills development
18 December 2019
The advancement of digitalization and technology has eliminated time and space boundaries, providing an opportunity for people living in rural areas to have a greater access to good quality training at an affordable cost through distance and e-learning.