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.

Vargas, Fernando
Five years have gone by after the first electronic publishing of this document. During that time, there has been an incredible progress both in terms of conceptual formulations and the application of labour competency. This is why this publication has been made, now printed as well,...
Programa Formujer
The purpose of the FORMUJER Programme (Programme to Strengthen Technical and Vocational Training of Low Income Women in Latin America) is to promote and strengthen the capacities of the institutions of the region to design and implement policies intended to improve the quality, relevance...
Vargas, Fernando
Key competencies and lifelong learning: three perspectives on these subjects in Latin America and the Caribbean. Since the second half of the 1990s the labour competency approach has been spreading in the Latin American and Caribbean region, and the extraordinary capacity of the...
Casanova, Fernando
The new local development approaches have opened up great opportunities for improvement in training and youth employment policies, which have been the subject of searching debates over the last few decades. When we consider young people not so much as a statistical category, or as a group...
Programa Formujer
Vocational and technical training policies can contribute substantively to the process of expanding opportunities and of overcoming the various manifestations of inequity, poverty and social exclusion, for which purpose the simultaneous challenge of strengthening employability of...
Barbagelata, Héctor Hugo
Many industrial societies are undergoing a dynamic mutation caused mainly by technology, wich propels them into the era of information and communications. Changes are so speedy and dramatic,and inevitably both so creative and destructive from a social point of view, that it is impossible...
Casanova, Fernando
This publication has been prepared with the precise objective of supporting trade union training activities directed both to negotiate and participate in the management of vocational training strategies, in particular within the working places. It deals with aspects regarding the...
Casanova, Fernando; Galhardi, Regina; Gamerdinger, George; Ramírez Guerrero, Jaime; Rodgers, Gerry; Vargas, Fernando
The process of economic globalization has transformed the competitiveness of enterprises, of sectors or branches of activity, and of national productive systems, into one of the main -if not the most important of all- factors conditioning the economic and...
Mertens, Leonard
The basic proposal of this study is to show that it is feasible and profitable to enhance the productivity and working conditions of organisations through the ongoing learning of their personnel. In the author´s viewpoint, training and productivity are strongly correlated concepts....
OIT/Cinterfor
It may call the attention that decency and work will join together as a new compound, when, not so far, the expression "a working man" was synonym of a "a decent person". What has happened since then so as to be necessary , in the threshold of a new millennium, "create a paradigm of...

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