Applying the G20 Training Strategy: A Partnership of the ILO and the Russian Federation (Phase 2)

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  1. G20TS Armenia

    Armenia: Towards Modern Approaches in Skills Strategic Planning

    Under the International Labor Organization Project “Applying the G20 Training strategy: A partnership of the ILO and the Russian Federation” (Phase 2). Armenia organized a knowledge-sharing workshop to report on the Project's implementation of a pilot on alignment of TVET strategic objectives and performance indicators with the International Human Resource Development (HRD) policy instruments.

  2. G20TS Jordan

    Towards improving skills in the Garment & Leather and the Chemical & Cosmetics sectors

    The International Labour Organisation (ILO) under the umbrella of “Applying the G20 Training Strategy Project: A Partnership of the ILO and the Russian Federation”, facilitated two workshops on validating the results of field study examining the skills needs in the garment & leather sector and the chemical & cosmetics sector that has been carried out based on the ‘Skills for Trade and Economic Diversification’ (STED) methodology.

  3. G20TS Jordan - SKOLKOVO

    Training on VET Institutions Management Computer Simulator in Jordan (English)

    The International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) “Applying the G20 Training Strategy: A Partnership between the ILO and the Russian Federation” Project (Phase 2) in partnership with Moscow School of Management (Skolkovo) hosted a five-day training on the management of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) institutions in Amman, Jordan.

  4. G20TS Jordan - SKOLKOVO

    ILO and SKOLKOVO releasing first-ever computer-based simulator in Arabic to train TVET managers

    The International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) “Applying the G20 Training Strategy: A Partnership between the ILO and the Russian Federation” Project (Phase 2) in partnership with Moscow School of Management (Skolkovo) hosted a five-day training on the management of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) institutions in Amman last week.

  5. Applying the G20 training strategy Project discussed at WorldSkills Kazan 2019

    The Ministry of Education in close coordination with the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation organized a Project meeting to discuss the implementation status of the project Applying the G20 Training Strategy: A Partnership of the ILO and the Russian Federation (Phase 2). The meeting was organized under the umbrella of the 45th WorldSkills competition, which was hosted in the city of Kazan on 22-27 August, 2019.

  6. G20TS Armenia

    2nd NPSC meeting of the G20TS Project gathers key decision-makers in the field of Skills Development in Armenia

    The NPSC approved the implementation of Project pilots in the country: demand-driven planning of TVET delivery and vocational guidance.

  7. G20TS Jordan

    Jordan develops Occupational Standards for the Chemicals and Cosmetics Industry

    The International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) “Applying the G20 Training Strategy Project”: A Partnership of the ILO and the Russian Federation” funded by the Russian Federation, and the “Technical Assistance to the Skills for Employment and Social Inclusion Programme for Jordan” (TA SESIP) funded by the European Union (EU), facilitated an industry led qualification development process under the Sector Skills Council for the Chemicals’ and Cosmetics’ Sector through a workshop held on 26 and 27 August 2019 at the Grand Hayat Hotel in Amman.

  8. G20TS Kyrgyzstan

    Employers from gas industry, milk processing and tourism/ hospitality discuss occupational standards

    The main purpose of the meetings was to introduce the concept of occupational standard and its utilization, as well as to present and discuss the drafted occupational standards at a technician level developed with technical support of the ILO implemented project “Applying the G20 Training Strategy: A Partnership of the ILO and the Russian Federation (Phase 2)”.

  9. G20TS Viet Nam

    Viet Nam to launch Sector Skill Council (SSC) in Agriculture

    The purpose of the workshop was to kick-off the establishment of a National Sector Skills Council in the agriculture sector.

  10. G20TS Viet Nam

    Draft Assessment tools for Front Office and Housekeeping occupations continue to receive positive feedback from top businesses in the Vietnamese Tourism and Hospitality sector

    The workshops provided a renewed opportunity for DVET to introduce competency-based training and assessment development approaches to other top businesses and training institutions in the country.

  11. G20TS Armenia

    Armenia’s pathways towards Strategic Planning of Skills Development

    The forth meeting of the Technical Woking Group (TWG) on Strategic Planning for Skills Development took place in Yerevan, where representatives of the Armenian government, workers’ and employers’ organizations, academia and experts on Education and Skills Development convened to discuss the findings of the research work undertaken to supplement the baseline data collection for the already identified and approved 20 indicators of 2018-22 Skills Development Strategic Plan.

  12. G20TS Viet Nam

    Viet Nam hosts the 4th National Project Steering Committee (NPSC) meeting of the “Applying the G20 Training Strategy: A partnership of the ILO and the Russian federation” (Phase 2) project

    Vietnam’s Directorate of Vocational Education and Training (DVET) organized the 4th NPCS meeting of the ILO Project “Applying the G20 Training Strategy: A partnership of the ILO and the Russian Federation” (Phase 2).

  13. G20TS Viet Nam

    Business-TVET Collaboration for Developing and Improving TVET in Viet Nam

    Aware of the challenges that globalization and increasing global integration, the fourth (4.0) Industrial Revolution and other drivers of change bring to the labour market, the Government of Viet Nam, with technical support from the ILO, is working on the establishment of strong linkages between businesses and TVET institutions though promoting PPP collaboration in Training.

  14. G20TS Kyrgyzstan

    Statistical analysis of skills demand and supply kicks off in the Kyrgyz Republic

    The National Training Workshop aimed to share the fundamentals of knowledge and techniques for collecting and processing statistical data on TVET. The issue addressed is expected to benefit the country on the elaboration of a detailed analysis of demand and supply for skilled TVET graduates.

  15. G20TS Jordan

    ILO hosts the first-ever national social dialogue to strategize Jordan’s Sector Skills Councils’ communication system

    The workshop, which was organized under the Patronage of H.E. Mr. Samir Murad, Jordan’s Minister of Labor gathered representatives from six NSSCs at the King Hussein Convention Centre at the Dead Sea. Participants discussed the role of NSSCs in reforming the TVET sector in light of the new Skills Development Commission Law.

  16. SKOLKOVO

    Results of the international educational program REGION-PROFI «Managing the changes in the VET system to strengthen regional economy»

    the International educational program for leading regional VET management teams REGION PROFI «Managing the changes in the VET system to strengthen regional economy» was completed in Yakutia.

  17. G20TS Kyrgyzstan

    Kyrgyzstan’s Project Steering Committee to review Project’s progress to date and planned interventions for 2019

    The ILO’s Project Applying the G20 Training Strategy: A Partnership of the ILO and the Russian Federation (Phase 2), National Project Steering Committee (NPSC) third meeting took place at the Ministry of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic on 15 March, 2019.

  18. G20TS Kyrgyzstan 

    First session of the Technical Working Group: Pilot on analysis of the demand for the skilled workforce

    The Ministry of Labour and Social Development of the Kyrgyz Republic chaired the first session of the Technical Working Group (TWG), which was established with the purpose of piloting the Methodology for analysis of the short-term demand for skilled workforce.

  19. G20TS Viet Nam

    Testing of Assessment tools for Front Office and Housekeeping Occupations in Viet Nam

    The Applying the G20 Training Strategy project’s initiatives to promote business engagement in vocational training, the ILO has been working together with Directorate of Vocational Education and Training (DVET) from Ministry of Labour, Invalid and Social Affairs (MoLISA), Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism (MoCST) and other stakeholders from businesses and training institutions in the Tourism and Hospitality (T&H) sector to develop Assessment tools for Front Office and Housekeeping occupations at level 02 and level 03 in Viet Nam following the very first two National Occupational Skills Standards (NOSS).

  20. G20TS Jordan

    JCI and ILO—Preparation Meeting for the Chemicals Sector Skills Council Launch

    The first meeting of the Sector Skills Council (SSC) for chemical industries was held at the Jordan’s Chamber of Industry (JCI), in the presence of the ILO, the representative of the Chemicals Sector at JCI, Mr. Ahmad Al Bess; as well as other representatives from the Ministry of Labour, the Workers’ Union, the Center of Accreditation and Quality Assurance and leaders of the chemical industry were also in attendance.

  21. G20TS Jordan

    ILO, UNHCR take the lead on harmonizing on-the-job training in Jordan

    The Workshop is the first one in a series of capacity building activities aimed at strengthening of local capacities in the field of Governance of Skills Development in Armenia conducted within the framework of the Project 'Applying the G20 Training Strategy: A Partnership of the ILO and the Russian Federation' (Phase 2)

  22. G20TS Jordan

    Towards the Establishment of Sectoral Skills Councils in Jordan

    In its proposed road map Jordan’s National Strategy for Human Resources Development (NSHRD 2015-2016) highlights the establishment of governance bodies led by the private sector as a pre-requisite to a stronger Human Resources Development (HRD) system. To facilitate meeting the objectives of the NSHRD, several recent interventions by implementing partners and national constituents have been focusing on strengthening national skills development systems by introducing sector governance bodies, such as Sector Skills Councils (SSC).

  23. G20TS Armenia

    Armenia launches pilot on: Strategic planning of skills development

    The Applying the G20 Training Strategy: A Partnership of the ILO and the Russian Federation (Phase 2) Project in Armenia brings together government officials, ILO constituents, social partners, Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) providers and business community to align the National Skills Development Strategy and performance indicators with the requirements of international Human Resource Development (HRD) policy recommendations and experience.

  24. G20TS Armenia

    Armenia launches first workshop on governance of Skills Development

    The Workshop is the first one in a series of capacity building activities aimed at strengthening of local capacities in the field of Governance of Skills Development in Armenia conducted within the framework of the Project 'Applying the G20 Training Strategy: A Partnership of the ILO and the Russian Federation' (Phase 2)

  25. G20TS Viet Nam

    Social partners discuss sectoral Skills governance strategies in Viet Nam

    The G20 Training Strategy aims to enhance the relevance of education and training outcomes to labour market demands and to build the capacity of those engaged on Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) through assisting the constituents to develop or improve their systems of national and sectoral Skills governance.

  26. G20TS Kyrgyzstan

    Policy makers and experts in Kyrgyzstan to increase knowledge in TVET strategies - Project Pilot

    The Pilot is being implemented by an Inter-agency technical working group established by the Ministry of Education and Science. The Group has analysed the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) strategic planning approaches already being applied in developed countries and selected among these the ones that most correspond to the priorities of the Kyrgyz Republic.

  27. G20TS Viet Nam

    Providing farmers with the right skills means feeding the world

    Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) in close coordination with Vietnam’s Directorate for Vocational Education and Training (DVET), under the framework of the Russian Federation funded project ‘Applying the G20 Training Strategy: A partnership of the ILO and the Russian Federation‘ organized a consultation workshop and a technical meeting to report the preliminary results of the ‘Skills for Trade and Economic Diversification‘ methodological analysis currently being undertaken in the Vietnamese Agriculture sector.

  28. G20TS Viet Nam

    Public-Private Partnerships: Business-TVET Collaboration for Developing and Improving Vocational Training Programmes in Viet Nam

    Under the umbrella of the Russian Federation -funded project ‘Applying the G20 Training Strategy: A partnership of the ILO and the Russian Federation‘, Vietnam’s Directorate for Vocational Education and Training (DVET) organized a workshop on the importance of strengthening Business - TVET institution collaboration for developing Competency Based Training (CBT) programmes towards improving worker’s employability and increasing private sector competitiveness.

  29. G20TS Jordan

    Social partners discuss sectoral skills governance strategies in Jordan

    The G20 Training Strategy aims to enhance the relevance of education and training outcomes to labor market demands and to build the capacity of those working in the TVET sector to develop systems for national and sectoral skills development.

  30. G20TS Sub-regional

    Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and the Russian Federation strengthen their capabilities in formulation of strategic objectives and indicators of Skills Development

    The Russian Federation under the umbrella of the project ‘Applying the G20 Training Strategy: A partnership of the ILO and the Russian Federation’ hosted a sub-regional workshop on the ‘Alignment of strategic objectives and performance indicators for Skills Development to the international HRD policy recommendations and experience of G20 countries’ with participation of representatives from 35 organizations from Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and six regions of the Russian Federation and with participation of experts from the World Bank and UNESCO-UNEVOC.

Events

  1. G20TS Kyrgyzstan

    Development of occupational standards, qualifications and assessment tools

    The National training workshop will aim to share the fundamentals of knowledge and techniques for the development of occupational standards and competency-based qualifications in Kyrgyzstan enabling to implement the national pilot project. The workshop will be attended by experts and resource people from other participating countries: Armenia, Tajikistan, Russia.

  2. G20 Kyrgyzstan

    National workshop “Improving governance of TVET at the regional level in Kyrgyzstan (on the example of Chuy region)”

    The topic of TVET governance will be discussed on a concrete example of the survey of the occupational and skill structure of the workforce in the Chui region and its comparison with the structure of the graduates of lyceums and colleges of the region.

  3. G20TS Viet Nam

    Viet Nam: Training workshop on systems of sectoral TVET governance

    The workshop aims to share national, regional and international experiences of establishing sectoral systems of TVET (Technical and Vocational Education and Training) governance so that stakeholders can consider options for improving TVET governance in Viet Nam.

  4. G20TS Jordan

    Jordan: Taining Workshop on: Systems of Sectoral TVET Governance

    The training workshop aimed at sharing national, regional and international experiences of establishing sectoral systems of TVET governance so that stakeholders in Jordan can consider options for improving the current system in the country. The workshop also introduced key issues to be addressed when establishing Sector Skills Councils and other bodies involved in the governance of TVET at a sectoral level.

  5. G20TS Sub-regional

    Training Workshop: Alignment of strategic objectives and performance indicators for Skills Development to the international Human Resource Development (HRD) policy recommendations and experience of G20 countries

    The purpose of the workshop is the familiarisation of participants with international Human Resource Development (HRD) policy instruments and the experience of G20 countries, capacity building of participants in analysis of national strategic objectives and indicators for Skills Development, as well as its alignment with international HRD recommendations from the ILO and other UN Agencies.

Project overview 


The Project is a continued response of the Russian Federation and the ILO to support the application of the G20 Training Strategy.

The major focus of the Project is on training of relevant national staff to critically analyse and improve the national and sectoral Skills Development systems in the countries-beneficiaries, and improving them with the support of the Project.

Project Design
Phase 2 of the Project was developed based on the results and the lessons learned from the first phase while fully taking into account the recommendations made in the independent evaluation of the first phase of the Project which, in particular, insisted on the involvement of all key stakeholders from countries-beneficiaries in overall project design.

The Skills Development needs of the countries-beneficiaries have been identified at technical consultations conducted by Project developers in each of the countries.

The Project objectives, activities and expected results have been formulated in the Project Document in a balanced way reflecting the varying interests of the governments, employers’ and workers’ organizations in each of the countries.

For the Project component to be implemented in Russian Federation by the Implementing Agent SKOLKOVO, the Agent was consulted in great detail.


Project's objectives

The ultimate goal of the project is to strengthen national Skills Development systems, policies and strategies to enhance employment opportunities for both women and men. In particular the Project will address a number of key challenges that the TVET system is currently facing on a policy and institutional level.

Upon completion, the project is expected to:
  • Increase the capacity of governments and stakeholders to review, reform and implement national training policies, strategies and systems in line with identified priorities.
  • Strengthen skills training systems in economic sectors through development of capacity for producing and applying occupational standards, qualifications, programs of competency-based training and assessment instruments.
  • Upgrade and apply software-based training products to support TVET institutions in five regions and selected sectors of the Russian Federation and in selected countries beneficiaries by Moscow School of Management, Skolkovo (SKOLKOVO).

Subject areas targeted by the Project

  • Alignment of National Skills Development policies and strategies and related performance indicators with requirements of international HRD policy instruments and the UN 2030 SDGs
  • Analysis of demand for skilled workforce and for planning of TVET enrolments
  • Introduction or improvement of the systems of National and Sectoral TVET Governance
  • Design and operation of effective National Systems of Vocational Guidance
  • Development of occupational standards, qualifications, competency-based training programs and skills assessment instruments
  • Establishment of Public-Private Partnerships in TVET sector (Viet Nam)
  • Development and application of Skills Technology Foresight (STF) methodology (SKOLKOVO component)
  • Development and application of TVET institution manager training program (SKOLKOVO component)