ILO/Cinterfor Publications

The editorial production is an important form of dissemination of knowledge to share analysis and research on innovation and development of the main topics of vocational training.

ILO/Cinterfor testifies, through its books, publications, manuals and notes, the evolution of vocational training in America and the world.

Red de Instituciones de Formación Profesional
Skills development impact evaluation. A practical guide
Gallart, María Antonia
The aim of this study is to illustrate the relations between training and workers’ skills, productivity and the growth of quality employment in societies in Latin America by means of an analysis of the existing information and case studies of four different countries –Argentina, Brazil,...
OIT/Cinterfor
The connection between skill development and productivity growth is an issue constantly under discussion when analysing competitiveness of countries. The impact of workers’ training and educational level on the competitiveness of economies is not only noticed worldwide but also at...
Mertens, Leonard
The SYMAPRO GUIDE (System for Integrated Measurement and Improvement of Productivity) is a participative proposal for knowledge management in organizations. The SYMAPRO helps the organization to generate a system that connects training with productivity in a way that is holistic,...
OIT/Cinterfor
Amongst the different forms of education and learning, vocational training is the one wich is most closely linked to the world of work and production. This has led to increasingly consider vocational training and human resources development as a strategic component of both economic...
McArdle, Tom
The main objective of this publication is to examine the challenges and opportunities facing the Caribbean in promoting skills and technology with the aim of increasing productivity. Firm and worker training are expected to increase labour productivity...
Patiño G., Carlos Arturo
Vocational Training Institutions (VTIs) and many educational institutions are making good progress in developing quality management systems. These are basically framed in practices derived from three internationally-recognized models. These are the ISO Standards model (especially those of...
OIT/Cinterfor
Changes in the way of production and the market structures, technological innovation, new models of organization of work, changes in the roles and actions of the State regarding education and training, added to other macrosocial processes, make it imperative to rethink the objectives and...
Barretto Ghione, Hugo
It is interesting to study this new instrument for a variety of reasons. First, for a number of years, the ILO has been reviewing and updating its stance on labour standards, and the new Recommendation sheds light on this process. Second, the Recommendation contains a series of...
Kaplún, Gabriel
The book has been structured in the following way: The first part begins by placing the objective of this work in the intersection between vocational training, distance learning and “new technologies” (in which the distance is not such and the newest technologies are combined with old...

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