Data on skills and work
Training materials and curriculum:
Aims to support deliberations by participants at the World Economic Forum on ASEAN 2016 on how the region’s talent can be best positioned for growth and how business and government can work together to close skills gaps.
Shows that the working poor tend to hold jobs that require low skills.
This video describes how countries can help individuals get the skills they need for the jobs of today and tomorrow. It also highlights a new resource tool for sharing information from credible sources on what works in skills development: The Global Public-Private Skills for Employment Knowledge Sharing Platform.
ILO/G20 Training Strategy: A Skilled Workforce for Strong, Sustainable and Balanced Growth
OECD: Better Skills, Better Jobs, Better Lives: A Strategic Approach to Skills Policies
World Bank: Stepping Up Skills for More Jobs and Higher Productivity
UNESCO: Youth and Skills: Putting Education to Work
Questions and answers
How a sectoral approach to skills development helps contribute to productive and competitive economies
Interview with ILO Skills Specialist Cornelius Gregg.
Skills matter: Further results from the survey of adult skills
Describes adult's proficiency in the three information-processing skills assessed in the survey, and examines how skills proficiency is related to labour market and social outcomes.
Project: Mozambique - Skills for employment and productivity in low income countries
Focuses on anticipation of skills needs, labour market information systems, sector-based approaches and accessibility to good quality training for vulnerable groups.
Project: Nepal - Labour market information and employment services (LIfE)
Focuses on Public Employment Services and labour market information systems.
Project: Applying the G20 Training Strategy
Aims at improving the functioning of the system of vocational education in selected countries by improving structure and orientation of TVET institutions in the labour market.
Project: Skills for Trade and Economic Diversification (STED)
Supports growth and decent employment creation in sectors that have the potential to increase exports and contribute to economic diversification.
Project: Bangladesh skills for employment and productivity (B-SEP)
Focuses on institutional capacity development; standard training, assessment and certification; industry skills development; and equitable access to skills.
Skills Development International Conference 2016: Knowledge as strategy for development
5 August 2016 to
13 August 2016 , Curitiba - Paraná – Brasil
The Conference will promote learning opportunities and sharing of experiences that work on a range of skills development topics. T...
London conference on employer engagement in education and training
22 July 2016 to
23 July 2016 , London, England
What difference does it make when employers work with education and training providers? How can employer engagement best be deliv...
Shaping the new world of work. The impacts of digitalisation and robotisation
28 June 2016 to
30 June 2016 , Brussels, Belgium
The purpose of this ETUC/ETUI conference is to discuss how the world and nature of work and employment is being changed radically ...