Employment global products and tools: Skills policies and systems

Instructional material | 16 April 2020
  • Caribbean vocational qualification transition to employment in CARICOM member states (forthcoming)
    The study was aimed at determining the effectiveness of regional certification in the transition to decent employment after more than decades, in addition to understanding the problems associated with the issuance of the certification (NVQ/CVQ).
  • Global Skills for Employment Knowledge Sharing Platform
    The Global Skills for Employment Global Public-Private Knowledge Sharing Platform (Global KSP) shares the approaches and experiences that international organizations, governments, employers and workers have found are effective in strengthening the links between education and training to productive and decent work.
  • ILO Toolkit for Quality Apprenticeships - Vol. 1: Guide for Policy Makers
    The ILO toolkit for quality apprenticeships is a resource to improve the design and implementation of apprenticeship systems and programmes.
  • Making TVET and skills development inclusive for all (forthcoming)
    This guide is aimed at policy-makers, representatives of workers’ and employers’ organizations engaged in skills development systems, TVET centre managers, and development practitioners providing skills policy advice.
  • Recognition of prior learning: Key success factors and the building blocks of an effective system
    This paper has been produced, taking into account experiences of many countries around the world, with the aim of building the capacity of policy makers and social partners to establish an effective, successful RPL system.
  • Skills and the future of work: Strategies for inclusive growth in Asia and the Pacific
    By connecting the themes of “skills”, “the future of work” and “inclusive growth”, the book pushes the boundaries beyond the conventional areas of policy discussion. It examines how skills policy can be relevant not only to the rapidly changing world of work but also to the need for social inclusion.
  • STED: A practical guide
    The guide provides practical guidance to help policy makers to work with the private sector in thinking strategically about the skills needs of tomorrow and about the supply responses required today.
  • The ILO youth employment toolbox
    It is a repository (e-store) of work instruments for advocacy, advice and training. A hands-on, flexible and adaptable set of materials including leaflets, checklists, diagrams, trainer’s notes, presentations, videos, photos, etc.
  • Tools for quality apprenticeships: A guide for enterprises
    Practical forms and templates to design and implement apprenticeship training.
  • Training course on apprenticeships and RPL
    The course facilitates knowledge-sharing among government officials and workers' and employers' representatives, and promotes in-depth discussion on how to improve existing apprenticeship systems.
  • Training course on financing skills development
    This workshop is designed to build knowledge and encourage the sharing of best practice concerning existing mechanisms for financing training and the necessary conditions for acquiring appropriate funding for skills development.
  • Training course on sectoral approches to skills development
    This training course will examine methodologies, institutional arrangements and models for analysing the skills and competences needed for developing key economic sectors and industries.
  • Training course on social partners involvement in skills development
    The aim of the course is to build the capacity of employers' and workers' organizations to improve their engagement in skills systems, adopting successful approaches and tools to foster different forms of involvement.
  • Transition to formality and structural transformation: Challenges and policy options
    This diverse collection of essays on the transition to formality across different parts of the world entails a rich juxtaposition of analyses and evidence. The central premise of this volume is that the challenge of structural transformation – i.e. moving people and resources out of low productivity to high productivity sectors –primarily occurs along the formal-informal divide.