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April 2009

  1. Press release

    Fellowship programme for policy makers

    01 April 2009

    The first fellowship batch under the Technical and Vocational Education Training project comprising of senior government and employers'organization visited Malaysia and Australia. The objective was to provide them first hand knowledge on the configuration and operation of TVET policies and systems abroad and to benefit in terms of the national context.

March 2009

  1. Publication

    Training for Rural Economic Empowerment (TREE)

    01 March 2009

    Community-based training (CBT) now referred to by ILO as Training for Rural Economic Empowerment (TREE), a needs- based methodology for promoting income-generation through skills training and support services, has undergone long period of evolution, improvement and paradigm shifts. Years of project level implementation have produced results in each country, in their specific situations, and in particular socio-economic circumstances. These country experiences have transformed the training strategy from its conceptual and policy frameworks, to its systems and methodology, and most of all to its implementing tools and guidelines.

  2. Publication

    Recognition of prior learning

    01 March 2009

    The recognition of prior learning requires the recognition and acceptance by any training organizations of the qualifications and statements of skills issued by other RTOs and registered assessors enabling individuals to receive national recognition of qualifications and statements of skills.

  3. Publication

    Assessment of formal and informal apprenticeship in Bangladesh

    01 March 2009

    Looks at apprenticeship structures within four (4) business sectors: Leather and leather goods; transport equipment (shipbuilding and bicycle manufacture); agro-food processing; information technology (IT).

February 2009

  1. Publication

    Preliminary assessment of Green Jobs in three sectors: (1) renewable energy (2) waste management (3) construction

    01 February 2009

    Provides a glance at relevant activities being carried out in the context of the framework of ILO’s green job initiatives.

December 2008

  1. Press release

    Partnership with Dhaka City Corporation

    04 December 2008

    On 4 December 2008, in Dhaka, the ILO-IPEC Urban Informal Economy project signed a three-year agreement with the Dhaka City Cooperation to develop partnership for the implementation of child labour programmes on non-formal education, skill development training, and social and economic empowerment of child labour families.

  2. Publication

    Report on the launching ceremony “Green Jobs initiative in Bangladesh”

    04 December 2008

    Summarizes the launching ceremony of Green Jobs ceremony jointly organized by the Ministry of Labour and Employment and the International Labour Organization.

November 2008

  1. Publication

    A national technical and vocational qualification framework for Bangladesh

    06 November 2008

    This paper describes the National Technical and Vocational Qualifications Framework (NTVQF) proposed for Bangladesh. The proposal was developed after review of qualification frameworks in other countries and local consultations with government, private sector and NGO groups. The proposed framework ranges from NTVQF 1 (equivalent to current National Skills Certificate 1) for a basic skilled worker to NTVQF 4 for a skilled worker. There are two levels higher, NTVQF 5 for a highly skilled worker or supervisor and NTVQF 6 equivalent to Diploma level or equivalent.

  2. Publication

    Mapping and analysis of growth-oriented industrial sub-sectors and their skill requirements in Bangladesh

    06 November 2008

    This report describes findings of research including a survey of 36 Bangladesh enterprises intended to identity: (i) sectors which are competitive and demonstrate growth potential, and (ii) the type of skills that will be required by these sectors in the coming years. For the purpose of selecting sub-sectors of the kind mentioned above, an analysis was undertaken of the pattern of growth, export performance, employment and productivity of manufacturing sub-sectors.

July 2008

  1. Statement

    Bangladesh Employer' Federation Speech at the Regional Symposium on Deployment of Workers Overseas: A Shared Responsibility

    15 July 2008

    By Mr C.K. Hyder, Secretary-General, Bangladesh Employer' Federation on 15 July 2008