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Benchmarking of qualifications frameworks: A report on potential comparability between the Bangladesh technical and vocational qualifications framework and qualifications frameworks of other countries of origin and destination of migrant workers

contributed by Administrator — May 09, 2016 03:06 PM

Author: DEFT Advisory and Research Pvt Ltd
Publishing Date:  2015
Category: Research

ILO Country Office for Bangladesh - 2015. This report benchmarks a number of frameworks against the Bangladesh technical and vocational qualifications framework with an aim to better understand the potential for comparability. In doing so, it also brings out the trend of moving from the technical and vocational qualifications framework to broader-based national qualifications frameworks.

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Consultation/ Validation workshop on the Implementation of Mutual Recognition of Skills in ASEAN countries: meeting agenda, concept note and press release

contributed by Administrator — Sep 24, 2014 05:16 PM

Author: ILO
Publishing Date:  2014
Category: Project and Programme

This meeting - held during 24- 25 September in Jakarta, Indonesia - was organized by the ILO Regional Skills Programme, the ILO project to improve labour migration in ASEAN (ASEAN TRIANGLE), the ILO Country Office for Indonesia, and the Ministry of Manpower and Transmigration (MoMT) of Indonesia. The meeting discussed the mutual recognition of skills, once the AEC comes into effect in 2015, and develop action plans through discussions between government, workers’ and employers’ organizations. The meeting agenda, concept note and press release can be found here.

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Education, training and skills: Women migrant workers in ASEAN

contributed by Administrator — Mar 29, 2016 05:24 PM

Author: Jenna Holliday
Publishing Date:  2016
Category: Policy

ILO - 2016. This Policy Brief considers skills supply and demand in ASEAN in relation to women migrant workers, making recommendations to policy-makers, development partners, social partners and civil society that can improve access for women to skills development opportunities and better jobs.

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Meeting Report: ASEAN meeting of Skills Focal Points

contributed by Administrator — Sep 28, 2015 04:29 PM

Author: ILO Regional Skills Programme for Asia and the Pacific
Publishing Date:  2015
Category: Project and Programme

ILO - 2015. This is the report of the ASEAN Skills Focal Point meeting which took place on 10-11 August 2015 in Bangkok, Thailand. The meeting was organized by the ILO ASEAN Triangle Project and the ILO Regional Skills Programme, in collaboration with the Department of Skill Development – Ministry of Labour of Thailand.

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Managing labour mobility: Opportunities and challenges for employers in the ASEAN region

contributed by Administrator — Mar 29, 2016 05:58 PM

Author: ILO
Publishing Date:  2016
Category: Policy

ILO - 2016. This publication is part of the series that summarizes the position of employers’ on the priority issues on labour migration in the ASEAN region. The Chapter 2 focuses on skills matching and mobility, discussing mutual recognition arrangements in ASEAN and other issues related to skills development from the employers' perspectives.

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Towards a Mutual Recognition of Skills in CLM (Cambodia, Lao PDR and Myanmar) Countries for AEC 2015 and Beyond (Project fact sheet)

contributed by Administrator — Aug 17, 2015 10:35 PM

Author: ILO
Publishing Date:  2015
Category: Project and Programme

ILO - 2015. This project focuses on the expansion of the skills and occupations within the Mutually Recognized Skills Framework (MRS) and assists Cambodia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic and Myanmar (CLM countries) in establishing mutually-recognized qualifications mechanisms in additional industrial sectors. The project aims to promote the mobility of skilled labour through the MRS to accelerate the economic integration of the CLM countries for the AEC 2015 and beyond.

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Regional Skills Technical Working Group Meeting - all documents

contributed by Administrator — May 09, 2016 03:05 AM

Author: various
Publishing Date:  2016
Category: Project and Programme

ILO - 2016. The ILO Regional Skills Programme organized the Regional Skills Technical Working Group (RSTWG) meeting on 3-4 May 2016 in Bangkok. The meeting brought together Regional Skills Technical Working Group members who are the Skills Focal Points designated by the ASEAN Member States (AMS). During the meeting the participants discussed the progress and implementation of Action Plans on the mutual recognition of skills (MRS) and planned strategically on the way forward. Here you can find a collection of all documents related to the meeting.

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Fact sheet: Regional Model Competency Standards

contributed by Administrator — Oct 03, 2016 08:41 PM

Author: ILO Regional Skills Programme for Asia and the Pacific
Publishing Date:  2016
Category: Information Material

ILO - 2016. This fact sheet explains what Regional Model Competency Standards (RMCS) are, describes how they can be used and provides an overview of the RMCS available to date.

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Skills matching and labour mobility: A policy position paper of the ASEAN Confederation of Employers

contributed by Administrator — Sep 30, 2015 03:20 PM

Author: Bureau for Employers’ Activities (ACT/EMP) and the Tripartite Action for the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers in the ASEAN Region (ASEAN TRIANGLE Project)
Publishing Date:  2015
Category: Policy

ILO - 2015. As part of the ASEAN Triangle project, the ASEAN Confederation of Employers (ACE) developed an Action Plan to engage employers’ organizations in ASEAN processes in five priority areas: skills matching and mobility, occupational safety and health, hiring of migrant workers, elimination of forced labour and human trafficking, and non-discrimination in the workplace were identified. This publication presents the ACE policy position on skills matching and labour mobility.

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Labour migration and skills matching - Labour Migration Highlights No. 6

contributed by Administrator — Jul 16, 2015 02:06 PM

Author: ILO
Publishing Date:  2015
Category: Information Material

ILO - 2015. This information note discusses labour migration from a skills perspective and highlights ILO's role in it.

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Achieving Skill Mobility in the ASEAN Economic Community: Challenges, Opportunities, and Policy Implications

contributed by Administrator — Feb 17, 2016 03:49 PM

Author: Papademetriou, Demetrios G.; Sugiyarto, Guntur; Rannveig Mendoza, Dovelyn; Salant Brian
Publishing Date:  2016
Category: Policy

ADB - 2016. This report discusses the challenges that ASEAN member states face in achieving the goal of greater mobility for the highly skilled, including recognizing professional qualifications. The report is divided in four parts: it begins by discussing the movement of professionals within ASEAN today, and gaps in data. Section two identifies the progress and challenges; section three suggests potential areas for policy reforms; and section four discusses the developments in the ASEAN region in a global context.

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Regional Model Competency Standards: Domestic Work

contributed by Administrator — Dec 08, 2014 09:10 PM

Author: ILO Regional Skills Programme
Publishing Date:  2014
Category: Policy

ILO - 2014. These Regional Model Competency Standards for Domestic Work have been developed by the ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific. They constitute a set of benchmarks that define the skills, knowledge and attributes required for domestic work as an employment. The standards are designed to be used as a basis for developing national standards and as a regional reference point.

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Regional Model Competency Standards: Welding services

contributed by Administrator — Aug 19, 2015 11:23 PM

Author: Regional Skills Programme, ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
Publishing Date:  2015
Category: Training Material

ILO - 2015. These Regional Model Competency Standards for Welding have been developed by the ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific. They constitute a set of benchmarks that define the skills, knowledge and attributes required to perform a work role. The RMCS were developed after adapting and integrating contents from four national competency systems; including Australia, New Zealand, the Philippines and Thailand. A comparison and alignment was made with the International Welding Certification System.

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ASEAN Qualifications Reference Framework and National Qualifications Frameworks: the State of Play Report

contributed by Administrator — Mar 04, 2016 02:45 PM

Author: Bateman, Andrea; Cole, Mike
Publishing Date:  2015
Category: Research

SHARE Consortium - 2015. In 2015, ASEAN and the European Union launched the EU Support to Higher Education in the ASEAN Region (SHARE) programme, which aims to support ASEAN in harmonising regional higher education by sharing European experiences. This report on the state of play of the AQRF and NQFs was commissioned by the SHARE Consortium Partner DAAD. It is divided into four sections: the first section outlines the AQRF, its key features, governance arrangements, and plans for implementation; the second section outlines the status of NQFs in the region; the third section outlines identified implementation issues; and the final section outlines recommendations for future assistance.

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Regional Model Competency Standards: Construction

contributed by Administrator — May 06, 2015 03:54 PM

Author: ILO Regional Skills Programme for Asia and the Pacific
Publishing Date:  2015
Category: Training Material

ILO - 2015. These Regional Model Competency Standards for Construction have been developed by the ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific. They constitute a set of benchmarks that define the skills, knowledge and attributes required to perform a work role. These construction standards have been mainly modeled on the CPC08 Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package developed by the Construction and Property Services Industry Skills Council, owned and published by the Commonwealth of Australia.

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ASEAN Economic Community 2015: Enhancing competitiveness and employability through skill development

contributed by Administrator — Feb 20, 2015 12:00 PM

Author: Aring, Monika
Publishing Date:  2015
Category: Research

ILO - 2015. This working paper discusses the skills needs in the ASEAN countries and takes a look at the ways ASEAN Member States can strengthen their skills and training systems. The papers analyzes statistical trends regarding education and skills attainment, and technical and vocational education and training enrolment in ASEAN.

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Skills development and recognition for domestic workers across borders

contributed by Administrator — Nov 06, 2016 07:44 PM

Author: Tayah, Marie-Jose
Publishing Date:  2016
Category: Information Material

ILO - 2016. This research brief shows how skills development programmes for domestic workers play an important role in reinforcing the view among workers and employers that domestic work is real work, improving working conditions, employers’ satisfaction, and empowering domestic workers, including Migrant Domestic Workers (MDW).

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Regional Model Competency Standards: Core competencies

contributed by Administrator — Oct 28, 2015 08:33 PM

Author: ILO Regional Skills Programme for Asia and the Pacific
Publishing Date:  2015
Category:  Not Specified.

ILO - 2015. Core competencies (also known as soft competencies) are the collection of skills, knowledge and attitudes that is needed for all workplaces to operate effectively. These Regional Model Competency Standards on Core Competencies are designed to be used as a basis for developing national standards and as a regional reference point. They include a wide range of core competencies, including three “green” or environmental competencies.

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Regional Skills Technical Working Group Meeting - country presentations by Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR

contributed by Administrator — May 09, 2016 02:51 AM

Author: various
Publishing Date:  2016
Category: Project and Programme

ILO - 2016. The ILO Regional Skills Programme and ASEAN organized the Regional Skills Technical Working Group (RSTWG) meeting on 3-4 May 2016 in Bangkok. The meeting brought together Regional Skills Technical Working Group members who are the Skills Focal Points designated by the ASEAN Member States (AMS). During the meeting the participants discussed the progress and implementation of Action Plans on the mutual recognition of skills (MRS) and planned strategically on the way forward. Here you can find the country presentations by Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia and Lao PDR.

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ASEAN Community 2015: Managing integration for better jobs and shared prosperity

contributed by Administrator — Aug 20, 2014 03:51 PM

Author: ILO and ADB
Publishing Date:  2014
Category: Research

ADB and ILO - 2014. This report examines the impact of ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) on labour markets and gives recommendations for better jobs and equitable growth, including enhancing skills. Chapter 4 deals specifically with the issue of skills development.

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