About this website
This website aims to strengthen the links between education, training, and productive and decent work. It does this through sharing knowledge, information, tools and experiences from a range of international organizations and representatives of government, and employers’ and workers’ organizations. This website has been created through cooperation by the ILO, UNESCO, the OECD and the World Bank and in an effort to pool relevant knowledge on skills for employment.
Global Human Capital Report 2017 - Preparing people for the future of work
The World Economic Forum Report rates countries on how they maximize the population’s education and skills.
ILO: World Employment and Social Outlook 2017 - Sustainable enterprises and jobs
This report provides figures and analysis on small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), in particular, focusing on job creation in SMEs over the last two decades. It also looks at how investing in workers and innovation in these enterprises while boosting trade and social dialogue can stem rising global unemployment.
World Bank: The World Development Report 2018
The report - Learning to Realize Education’s Promise - is the first ever devoted entirely to education. It argues that without learning, education will fail to deliver on its promise to eliminate extreme poverty and create shared opportunity and prosperity for all.
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