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  1. News

    Apprenticeship brings a new dawn for host community and refugee youth in Uganda

    25 February 2022

    The ILO, with support from the government of the Netherlands and participation of the government of Uganda, employers and training institutes, has been able to place 95 hotel management apprentices in 40 hotels to gain on-the-job experience

  2. News

    Refugee and host community apprentices graduate in Alexandria, Egypt

    13 October 2021

    On 7th August 2021, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Vocational Training and Employment Centre (VTEC) of the Alexandria Business Association (ABA) celebrated the graduation of 42 trainees from an apprenticeship programme being implemented in the context of the PROSPECTS programme.

  3. Our impact, their voices

    Transgender entrepreneurs build businesses in Indonesia

    01 September 2021

    Coaching is helping transgender people in Indonesia overcome discrimination and make a success of their small businesses.

  4. News

    Quality mentors for quality apprenticeship programmes at the workplaces

    15 July 2021

    Mentors play a key role in ensuring the quality of the apprenticeship programme at the workplace. The ILO and its partners jointly developed a free, accessible virtual training module for mentors of industrial apprenticeship programme.

  5. Digital skills development

    Digital transformation for effective vocational education and training

    09 July 2021

    In line with life-long learning for future of work, the ILO is supporting Indonesia’s development agenda on human capital development by assisting the country in digital transformation, particularly on technical and vocational education and training.

  6. News

    ILO facilitates Indonesia-Australia partnership to accelerate digital skills development

    07 July 2021

    Digital skills shortage remains a challenge in Indonesia. The ILO facilitates a partnership between Indonesia-Australia to create competent digital talents demanded by industry.

  7. Press release

    ILO and its labour partners jointly launch a virtual training to promote quality apprenticeship at workplaces

    05 July 2021

    A multi-stakeholder partnership join forces to support the enhancement of Indonesian human capital through quality apprenticeship programme.

  8. © ASEAN 2022

    Press release

    Indonesia and Australia to explore partnership in enhancing digital skills

    28 June 2021

    The fast growing of digital technology requires advanced technical capacity to adapt the changes. Indonesia and Australia are exploring a partnership to strengthen digital skills of Indonesia’s technical vocational education and training (TVET).

  9. News

    Apprenticeships are good for business

    25 June 2021

    ILO is supporting the Indonesian government’s goal to enhance the competence and competitiveness of human resources by highlighting the benefits of apprenticeship programmes for workers and businesses alike.

  10. G20 Joint Education and Labour and Employment Ministers Meeting

    Invest in youth says ILO Director-General to the G20

    22 June 2021

    Better skilling and decent work are needed to make sure that long COVID does not mean long-term marginalization of young people from the world of work, emphasized ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, in a speech to the G20 Labour and Employment Ministers meeting in Catania, Italy.