Publications

ILO - International Labour Organization
The past 20 years have witnessed some progress for women in the world of work and in terms of gender equality in society. Today, more women than ever before are both educated and participating in the labour market. This “global snapshot” looks at the progress (or lack thereof) made...
ILO/Cinterfor
The ILO/Cinterfor 43rd Technical Committee Meeting took place between 9 and 11 August 2017 in San Jose, Costa Rica, at the Wyndham Herradura Hotel premises sponsored by the National Training Institute (INA). A total of 148 people participated in the meeting; 87 of them...
Publications Office of the European Union, 2018This synthesis report, the sixth since Cedefop started its regular monitoring of national qualifications frameworks (NQFs), looks into NQF developments and progress made in 39 countries (1) and 43 NQFs during 2015-16. It points to...
European Training Foundation (ETF); CEDEFOP - European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training; UNESCO
This Global inventory of national and regional qualifications frameworks is the result of collaborative work between the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop), the European Training Foundation (ETF), the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural...
ILO - International Labour Organization
Allais, Stephanie
In 2010, the ILO together with European Training Foundation (ETF) presented research on ‘The implementation and impact of National Qualifications Framework: Report of a study in 16 countries’ documenting countries that were early adopters of NQFs, such as Australia, Scotland, New Zealand...
Project Documents.The effectiveness and efficiency of a national vocational education and training (VET) system depends, amongst others, on whether it provides its learners with the required skills now and in the future. These requirements have changed over the last decades and...
OIT. Oficina Regional para América Latina y el Caribe; OIT/Cinterfor
Salazar-Xirinachs, José Manuel; Vargas Zúñiga, Fernando
This report on the Future of vocational training in Latin America and the Caribbean, contains an overview of the advances, backwardness and gaps in vocational training in Latin America and the Caribbean, and explains several related statements including: (a) vocational...
Wilson, Rob ; Řihova, Hana; Tarjáni, Hajnalka
This document is part of a wider set of guides developed jointly by Cedefop, the ETF, and the ILO. It sets out the advantages of following a sectoral approach. While the focus here is on presenting the case for sectoral approaches to skills anticipation and ...
Wilson, Rob ; Rašovec, Tomáš ; Kriechel, Ben ; Bakule, Martin ; Czesaná, Věra ; Havlíčková, Věra
The guide emphasises a hands-on approach. It discusses the steps that need to be taken in foresighting and forecasting approaches. In this context, we do not only discuss issues of methodology but also of implementation processes. Skill anticipation will only be successful...
Řihova, Hana
This guide is a part of the ETF, ILO and Cedefop series of guides on skills anticipation and matching. All the guides follow a common structure, although they vary in level of detail, technical content and case studies. The ETF, Cedefop and the ILO worked closely together to develop the...
Unionlearn (TUC); Confederación Europea de Sindicatos (CES)
Apprenticeships have rarely received so much attention from policy makers. Faced with high levels of youth unemployment, politicians have rediscovered, or discovered for the first time, the benefits that apprenticeships can bring. In many EU Member States there have been significant...
OIT. Oficina Regional para América Latina y el Caribe
The labour scenario in Latin America and the Caribbean worsened in 2016. The economic deceleration experienced in the region since 2011 became a contraction of the economy as of 2016, with a significant impact this year on labour markets in Latin America and the Caribbean. For the...
Ripani, Laura; Fernández-Coto, Raquel; Fazio, María Victoria
This study intends to decompose apprenticeships. First, based on an extensive review of existing literature, it proposes a formal definition of apprenticeships that differentiates this type of training modality from other types of skills training. Second, it explores core elements and...
Perez Vizcaino, Pamela; Valdés, Gloria Alina
Tourism is a key sector for the economy of the Dominican Republic. Last year revenues from this sector reached $ 638 million and 5 million 100 thousand tourists came to our country, becoming the first time the Dominican Republic received over 5 million tourists and...
OIT/Cinterfor
With the purpose of systematizing recent developments and experiences in this area, we requested the help of a number of experts in the region and asked them to answer a survey which would enable us to discover the status of this issue in their respective...

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