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Schools, industry partner to improve tourism staff quality

Viet Nam News, Vietnam, 4 November 2019 - To maintain robust growth, the tourism and hospitality sector must improve the quality of its employees through school-industry partnerships and better training programmes, experts have said.

Posted by Administrator at Nov 05, 2019 06:42 PM |
Govts urged to 're-skill' workers

Bangkok Post, ASEAN, 4 November 2019 - The Asean region is set to experience a skilled labour shortage in the future, due to the mismatch between the qualifications held by existing workers and the skill sets needed to achieve and succeed in the fourth industrial revolution (4IR), a seminar was told.

Posted by Administrator at Nov 05, 2019 06:38 PM |
Barista with Down Syndrome becomes social media sensation in Thailand

Channel New Asia, Thailand, 4 November 2019 - In a small roadside café of Bangkok, a barista with Down Syndrome works hard to fight social stigma and show what people with learning disabilities can do if given a chance.

Posted by Administrator at Nov 05, 2019 06:36 PM |
Identifying available, skilled workers crucial to community’s future

My Journal Courrier, USA, 3 November 2019 - The mission of the Jacksonville Regional Economic Development Corp. (JREDC) has remained the same since its inception as the Jacksonville Area Industrial Corp. in 1964: to create, expand, recruit and retain job opportunities for Morgan County.

Posted by Administrator at Nov 05, 2019 06:32 PM |
NASSCOM, SAP India join hands create 2 million skilled workforce emerging tech

The News Minute, India, 2 November 2019 - The "FutureSkills" programme of IT industry's apex body was launched in February 2018, and aims to reskill professionals, potential employees over a period of next five years.

Posted by Administrator at Nov 05, 2019 06:28 PM |
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Resources
Intermediary organizations in apprenticeship systems

Intermediary organizations in apprenticeships are those which act on behalf of, link, or mediate between the main parties – apprentices and employers. An intermediary organization in apprenticeship systems is thus one that undertakes one or more of the following activities: employs apprentices as a third-party employer; trains apprentices as part of a specific arrangement with groups of employers; or undertakes other apprentice support activities on behalf of an employer or a specified group of employers. This discussion paper highlights different ways of classifying interme­diary organizations, provides examples of different types of intermediary organisations and examines the different roles they can play to support the effective operation of apprenticeship systems. In particular, the report includes brief case studies of intermediary organisations in Australia, India, England.

Posted by Administrator at Oct 28, 2019 12:00 AM |
The 5th Regional Skills Technical Working Group Meeting Enhancing Human Resources Development in ASEAN: Progress of MRA and MRS

The 5th RSTWG Meeting aims to facilitate further coordination and cooperation among the AMS, together with the ASEAN Secretariat, in moving forward with the ongoing mutual skills recognition efforts within the region with a focus on the MRA and MRS implementation.

Posted by Administrator at Sep 12, 2019 12:00 AM |
Inventory of Asia-Pacific national responses to environmental and climate change

Annex 3 of the “Preparing for the future of work: National policy responses in ASEAN +6” report presents an inventory of policies, strategies and programmes adopted or undertaken by the governments of ASEAN +6 countries in response to environmental and climate change, with a particular focus on their links to the labour market.

Posted by Administrator at Sep 11, 2019 12:00 AM |
Inventory of Asia-Pacific national responses to technological change

Annex 1 of the “Preparing for the future of work: National policy responses in ASEAN +6” report presents an inventory of policies, strategies and programmes adopted or undertaken by the governments of ASEAN +6 countries in response to technological changes, with a particular focus on their links to the labour market.

Posted by Administrator at Sep 11, 2019 12:00 AM |
Preparing for the future of work: National policy responses in ASEAN +6

Spurred by technological advancements, demographic shifts and environmental and climate disruptions, fastpaced transformations are affecting how, where and when people work, impacting our labour markets and shaping the future of work. Preparing for the future of work: National policy responses in ASEAN +6 provides an overview of how countries in the Asia-Pacific region are reacting to such changes with new or adapted strategies and policies.

Posted by Administrator at Sep 11, 2019 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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