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.
OECD: Automation, Skills Use and Training
This study focuses on the risk of automation and its interaction with training and the use of skills at work. It includes estimates of the risk of automation for the 32 OECD countries that have participated in the Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC) so far. (Photo: Timothy Muza)
Skills Revolution 2.0
Skills Revolution 2.0 provides a real-time view of the impact of automation on workforces in the digital age – not 5 or 10 years out, but now and in the near-term. It identifies which functions companies expect will grow or shrink. And it provides insight on the increasing value of soft skills – or human strengths.
E-Discussion: Quality, Innovative Apprenticeships for the Future of Work, 14-25 May
The discussion aims to examine the role of quality apprenticeships, and other work-based learning programmes, as part of the solution to the challenge of youth unemployment and preparing the workforce for the fast changing skills demands of the labour market.
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