The new ILO Skills and Lifelong Learning Knowledge Sharing Platform help users with different knowledge needs (e.g. policy advisors, employers, training institutions, academics) find the information and analysis they want. For each “topic”, information is organized as a pyramid of knowledge products, starting from a base of statistics and comprehensive research reports to national skills policies and concise policy alternatives at the apex.

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MOOC on Recognition of Prior Learning

Are you interested in knowing more about RPL? This free MOOC is for you! The ITCILO and ILO’s Employment Department, Skills and Employability Branch join forces to organize the first edition of this free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). Recognition of prior learning (RPL) is a process of identifying, documenting, assessing and certifying formal, non-formal and informal learning outcomes against standards used in formal education and traini..

Big data and the future of work

The Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, the Labour Market Information Council of Canada and the ILO are glad to invite you to a research webinar on “Big data and the future of work” organized as part of the EU funded project “Building partnerships on the future of work ”.This project is being undertaken by the ILO and the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission and aims at developing new evidence around some specif..

Entrepreneurship competence in vocational education and training

The workshop ‘Entrepreneurship competence in vocational education and training’ will attract European VET stakeholders to: discuss the research methodology piloted by Cedefop’s research team in two EU countries (Italy and Latvia); share first results on how entrepreneurship competence is embedded in VET, including policy implementation challenges; discuss tools and methods that can help policy makers, social partners and training provi..

Measuring Skills Mismatches

Skills mismatching is a common concern of policymakers, employers and workers. It is a recurring theme in vocational education and skills development, with many policy initiatives launched to address various forms of the phenomenon. Where evidence-based skills are concerned, policymaking statistics on various forms of skill mismatching are needed. Building on its long experience in delivering training on skills and labour-market analysis, the Int..

E-Learning course: Skills development for social inclusion

In this course participants learn how to contribute to the development of inclusive education and training systems and programmes that are capable of overcoming the range of existing barriers for disadvantaged groups and individuals. This fully online course is organized in close collaboration with the ILO’s Employment Department, Skills and Employability Branch and Humanity & Inclusion – Handicap International and addresses those that ar..
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