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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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Moving Towards the Mutual Recognition of Skills in ASEAN - Factsheet

contributed by Administrator — Jun 06, 2019 11:41 AM

Author: Akiko Sakamoto
Publishing Date:  2019
Category: Information Material

ILO’s work on the mutual recognition of skills (MRS) was initiated to assist the ASEAN Member States (AMS) in preparing for a region with a free flow of skilled labour

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Roadmap on the Steps for the Pilot MRS Implementation – presentation

contributed by Administrator — Jul 12, 2019 12:23 PM

Author: International Labour Organization
Publishing Date:  2019
Category: Policy

Presentation on the steps for the pilot Mutual Recognition Arrangements (MRAs) implementation

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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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Moving Towards the Mutual Recognition of Skills in ASEAN - Factsheet

contributed by Administrator — Jul 12, 2019 11:57 AM

Author: Akiko Sakamoto
Publishing Date:  2019
Category: Information Material

ILO’s work on the mutual recognition of skills (MRS) was initiated to assist the ASEAN Member States (AMS) in preparing for a region with a free flow of skilled labour.

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The implementation and impact of National Qualifications Frameworks: Report of a study in 16 countries

contributed by Administrator — Mar 05, 2016 03:52 PM

Author: Stephanie Allais
Publishing Date:  2010
Category: Research

ILO - 2010. This report attempt to answer the following questions: "to what extent are qualifications frameworks a way of achieving the various desired policy objectives associated with them? What models of qualifications frameworks and which implementation strategies and approaches (including broader policy agendas and in stitutional arrangements) are most appropriate in which contexts, in order to achieve the various desired policy objectives associated with qualifications frameworks? In doing so, the report presents findings from a cross-country empirical study, and provides insight into the development of qualifications frameworks in 16 countries around the world.

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Regional Model Competency Standards: Mechanical services

contributed by Administrator — Jul 01, 2016 04:06 PM

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

ILO - 2016. These Regional Model Competency Standards for Mechanical Services 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 for Mechanical Services have largely been modeled on Standards owned by the Commonwealth of Australia; namely those developed for: Automotive industry by Auto Skills Australia- AUR12 The Automotive Industry Retail, Service and Repair Training Package; and Electrotechnology industry by the Electrocomms and Energy Utilities Industry Skills Council, E-Oz Training Standards, UEE11-Electrotechnology Training Package.

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Migrating to Opportunity : Overcoming Barriers to Labor Mobility in Southeast Asia

contributed by Administrator — Oct 11, 2017 04:39 PM

Author: Testaverde, Mauro; Moroz, Harry; Hollweg, Claire H.; Schmillen, Achim
Publishing Date:  2017
Category: Research

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.

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The road to the ASEAN economic community 2015 : the challenges and opportunities for enterprises and their representative organizations

contributed by Administrator — Aug 01, 2014 11:22 AM

Author: Rynhart, Gary; Chang, Jae-Hee
Publishing Date:  2014
Category: Research

ILO - 2014. This paper examines the challenges and opportunities for businesses brought about by the ASEAN Economic Community integration, based on two research project commissioned by the ILO Bureau for Employers' Activities. The report highlights skills as a major policy concern for enterprises, and makes recommendations for national employers and business organizations to this end.

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Strengthening Skills Recognition Systems: Recommendations for key stakeholders

contributed by Administrator — Jan 26, 2017 05:29 PM

Author: Braňka, Jiří
Publishing Date:  2017
Category: Policy

ILO - 2016. These recommendations have been identified to provide guidance to key stakeholders, in particular ILO constituents, in the design implementation and or upgrading of skills recognition systems. The set of Recommendations guide s the reader through the processes: conducting a needs analysis; securing stakeholder support; making the system work; raising awareness; and measuring output and impact. It highlights key challenges, expectations of users and financing among other important issues.

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Labour migration in Asia and the Pacific and the Arab States

contributed by Administrator — Nov 23, 2016 04:48 PM

Author: ILO
Publishing Date:  2016
Category: Information Material

ILO - 2016. This brief provides an overview of trends, recent policy developments and recommendations with regards to labour migration in Asia and the Pacific and the Arab States. It also covers the issue of migrants' skills recognition.

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The Long Road Head: Status report on the implementation of the ASEAN Mutual Recognition Arrangements on Professional Services

contributed by Administrator — Jul 12, 2019 02:10 PM

Author: Dovelyn Rannveig Mendoza and Guntur Sugiyarto
Publishing Date:  2017
Category: Policy

Nearly a decade ago, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) signed Mutual Recognition Arrangements (MRAs) in seven occupations (accountancy, architecture, dentistry, engineering, medicine, nursing, and tourism) as well as a Framework Arrangement on Mutual Recognition in surveying,2 designed to facilitate professional mobility within the region. MRAs are not easy to operationalize, however. ASEAN Member States face a new set of challenges in moving from the negotiation to the implementation stage.

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Roadmap working template

contributed by Administrator — Jul 12, 2019 12:42 PM

Author: International Labour Organization
Publishing Date:  2019
Category: Project and Programme

 

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Factsheet on ILO led MRS Programme

contributed by Administrator — Jul 11, 2019 09:17 PM

Author: Akiko Sakamoto
Publishing Date:  2019
Category: Information Material

ILO’s work on the mutual recognition of skills (MRS) was initiated to assist the ASEAN Member States (AMS) in preparing for a region with a free flow of skilled labour

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Regional Skills Technical Working Group Meeting - agenda, concept note and ILO and ASEAN presentations

contributed by Administrator — May 09, 2016 02:30 AM

Author: various
Publishing Date:  2016
Category: Training Material

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 meeting agenda, concept note and technical presentations by ILO as well as those related to ASEAN.

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Mutual Recognition Arrangements (MRAs)

contributed by Administrator — Jul 11, 2019 09:25 PM

Author: International Labour Organization
Publishing Date:  2018
Category: Policy

While solid but slow progress has been made towards the goal of free labour mobility in ASEAN through the establishment of eight Mutual Recognition Arrangements (MRAs) that promote cross-border recognition of skills and qualifications, the ASEAN focus has been on highly skilled professions. The Tourism Professionals MRA is, however, an exception. It promotes regional recognition in 32 job areas, from entry to advanced worker levels.

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