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Advocating for ASEAN migrant workers’ rights

Borneo Bulletin, Brunei, 2 July 2020 - In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, a task force was formed to address issues on ASEAN migrant workers. Raising awareness on the rights and welfare of women migrant workers is one key area advocated for by Project Women Brunei, a non-profit social enterprise committed to promoting the development of women and girls.

Posted by Administrator at Jul 03, 2020 04:22 PM |
Apprenticeship programme resumes after COVID-19 closure

International Labour Organization, Tanzania, 1 July 2020 - Over 200 youth from Tanzania Mainland and Zanzibar have resumed with the Apprenticeship Programme in Hospitality after more than two months away due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Posted by Administrator at Jul 03, 2020 04:19 PM |
Google launches new tools to improve digital skills

Verdict, Global, 1 July 2020 - Google has launched a host of online tools intended to help people and businesses “digitise and grow” through digital skills.

Posted by Administrator at Jul 03, 2020 04:08 PM |
Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Market | GLOBAL COVID-19 IMPACT ANALYSIS REPORT 2020-2027 | GROWTH TRENDS AND INSIGHTS

Sports Skylark, Global, 30 June 2020 - A recent market research report on Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Market added by Report Ocean, provides information regarding the emerging opportunities in the market & the market drivers, trends & upcoming technologies that will boost these growth trends. This report provides the details about Industry Chain structure, Market Competition, Market Size and Share, Consumer Preference, Regional Forecast, Company Profile and their Product and Services.

Posted by Administrator at Jul 03, 2020 04:04 PM |
Skills training for women migrant workers a must: Speakers

The Financial Express, Bangladesh, 30 June 2020 - Bangladesh Nari Sromik Kendra (BNSK) organised a web based orientation workshop on “Safe migration and legal rights: Migration Welfare Act-2013” on Sunday.

Posted by Administrator at Jul 03, 2020 03:59 PM |
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Resources
Report: Which Employability Skills Are Students Missing?

Two new reports highlight the gaps in employability skills among college graduates. The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities surveyed stakeholders across 31 universities on the importance of certain skills and how prepared students are in those skills, as well as how to better prepare students in those areas, according to the executive summary for the reports. The report identifies 11 key skills gaps among graduates out of the total 42 skills offered in the survey. The skills include dealing with conflict constructively, building professional relationships and understanding workplace roles, among others.

Posted by Administrator at Jun 10, 2020 12:00 AM |
COVID-19 and the World of Work: Ensuring the inclusion of persons with disabilities at all stages of the response

Many persons with disabilities come into the COVID-19 crisis already facing significant exclusion in all areas of the world of work. The pandemic and resulting economic shocks increase the vulnerability of persons with disabilities to further inequalities. The new ILO brief points out what needs to be done to make the socio-economic response inclusive of persons with disabilities and also addresses issues related to containment measures and the long-term recovery.

Posted by Administrator at Jun 05, 2020 12:00 AM |
COVID-19 and the World of Work: Ensuring the inclusion of persons with disabilities at all stages of the response

Many persons with disabilities come into the COVID-19 crisis already facing significant exclusion in all areas of the world of work. The pandemic and resulting economic shocks increase the vulnerability of persons with disabilities to further inequalities. The new ILO brief points out what needs to be done to make the socio-economic response inclusive of persons with disabilities and also addresses issues related to containment measures and the long-term recovery.

Posted by Administrator at Jun 04, 2020 12:00 AM |
Features of Model TVET Institutes

ILO’s EU funded Skills 21 project is transforming seven TVET institutes into ‘model’ training institutions that will be more inclusive, environmentally-conscious and better integrated with local economies/industry. This publication is showing the features that transform these institutes into a 'model TVET'

Posted by Administrator at May 19, 2020 12:00 AM |
Features of Centre for Skills Excellence

ILO’s EU funded Skills 21 project is transforming two teachers training centre into ‘Centre for Skills Excellence(CSE)’. In the process of establishing a centre of excellence, the institutes can be elevated from "good" to "great" by providing expert trainers, researchers, facilities, and equipment. These centres will become a model of best practice in TVET and skills development.

Posted by Administrator at May 19, 2020 12:00 AM |
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Focus on Mutual Recognition of Skills in ASEAN

Want to know more about mutual recognition of skills in ASEAN? Take a look at our new section that provides a compilation of news, publications, project information and other resources related to this topic.

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