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Are young people overskilled or underskilled?

Work in Progress blog (online), 13 October 2017 - This week, as we prepare ILO’s participation in the World Skills Competition 2017, taking place in Abu Dhabi, UAE from 15-18 October, we are left to reflect on a major theme which is troubling governments, employers, workers and young people across the globe – the so called skills mismatch.

Posted by Administrator at Oct 17, 2017 03:08 AM |
Upgrading skills in Bangladesh: Lower staff turnover, higher benefits for employers and employees alike

ILO News, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 3 Ocotber 2017 - Lack of opportunities for acquiring and upgrading skills in a systematic manner is a major constraint for the development of the Bangladeshi ready-made garment industry. The ILO is helping companies to meet this challenge.

Posted by Administrator at Oct 17, 2017 03:04 AM |
HCMC wants vocational training for disabled students

VietNamNet Bridge (online), 13 October 2017 - Ho Chi Minh City proposed the Ministry of Education and Training to work out a vocational training for students with disabilities to help them integrating the society and earning money to feed themselves.

Posted by Administrator at Oct 14, 2017 02:44 PM |
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Migrating to Opportunity : Overcoming Barriers to Labor Mobility in Southeast Asia

The World Bank - 2017. This report estimates the costs for workers to migrate internationally and looks at how easy it is for workers to move under the increased economic integration planned for ASEAN. In order to do this, the report simulates how worker welfare is affected by enhanced trade integration under different scenarios of labor mobility costs.

Posted by Administrator at Oct 11, 2017 12:00 AM |
Skills and Employability Network Updates #34

ILO - 2017. The October 2017 edition of the Skills and Employability Network Update.

Posted by Administrator at Oct 02, 2017 12:00 AM |
Creating access to technical and vocational education for young people with disabilities: I am Employable

Light for the World - 2017. This publication discusses how to make vocational training inclusive through step-by-step guidance and case studies.

Posted by Administrator at Sep 28, 2017 12:00 AM |
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Focus on Mutual Recognition of Skills in ASEAN

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