News, articles and events

  1. Our impact, their voices

    How Indonesian youth respond to COVID-19 pandemic

    10 February 2021

    The ILO conducted two complementing surveys to learn about the impact of COVID-19 pandemic to Indonesian youth. The results revealed how youth deal with this ongoing crisis.

  2. Skills development

    Vocational training hampered by COVID-19 pandemic

    01 February 2021

    A new report based on an inter-agency survey on technical and vocational education and training (TVET) highlights the challenges thrown up by the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as innovations in teaching and learning.

  3. COVID-19: Promoting skills development

    Indonesia to tackle skills mismatch through sector skills bodies

    21 October 2020

    The ILO continue to support efforts taken by Indonesia to tackle skills mismatch and to promote greater involvement of industries in skills development. The pilot programmes will be targeted tourism and ICT sectors.

  4. Our impact, their voices

    From pandemic to business opportunity

    21 October 2020

    A young entrepreneur from Jakarta has overcome the challenges of COVID-19 to expand her culinary business. She shared her inspiring business journey with Indonesian youth during an event supported by the ILO recently.

  5. COVID-19: Promoting skills development

    Get noticed for employment: The importance of personal branding for job seekers

    22 September 2020

    As technology takes over the world, companies are turning to social media in hiring and recruiting their employees. Good personal branding, thus, can help youth to land their first employment or business opportunities.

  6. COVID-19: Promoting skills development

    Preparing youth with skills for employment and entrepreneurship

    16 September 2020

    Youth unemployment remains a longstanding concern in Indonesia. A recent ‘Youth Talk’ supported by ILO helped empower young Indonesians with new, inspiring insights about youth employability and entrepreneurship.

  7. COVID-19: Promoting skills development

    Indonesia moves towards online training deliveries

    07 September 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown measures have led to the worldwide closure of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) institutions, including in Indonesia, threatening the continuity of skills development.

  8. MOOC on Quality Apprenticeships

    ILO webinar on Labour Market Relevance and Quality Assurance of Apprenticeships

    6 August 2020

    The webinar will take place on Thursday, 6 August 2020 from 11:00 - 13:00 (CEST).

  9. World Youth Skills Day 2020

    Skills for a Resilient Youth in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond

    20 July 2020

    The World Youth Skills Day 2020 took stock of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on skills development and explored how young people can respond to the economic crisis.

  10. COVID-19: Promoting skills development

    Supporting the development of digital learning in Indonesia

    14 July 2020

    The ILO through its skills development programmes supports the capacity building of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) in 47 countries, including Indonesia. Nine Indonesian representatives have been part of the ILO’s e-learning programme.