Publications

Brewer, Laura; Comyn, Paul
This working paper examines the different forms of work-based learning -WBL- currently in operation, and takes stock of available data on the labour market impact of such schemes. It considers structured apprenticeships, internships, traineeships and other programmes that...
ECLAC; Organización Internacional del Trabajo - OIT
Employment situation in Latin America and the Caribbean is a twice-yearly report prepared jointly by the Economic Development Division of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the Office for the Southern Cone of Latin America of the...
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...
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...
Corbella, Teresa ; Mane, Ferran
Guide to anticipating and matching skills and jobs. Volume 5The importance of skills for individuals, enterprises and society as a whole is well accepted. Further, there is robust empirical evidence showing that skill gaps and skill shortages can be highly damaging. Timely...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Schomburg, Harald
Guide to anticipating and matching skills and jobs. Volume 6This guide provides a step-by-step introduction to the wide range of different tracer study approaches and offers practical proposals for the key questions on how a tracer study should be designed: which graduates...
Wilson, Rob ; Rašovec, Tomáš ; Kriechel, Ben ; Bakule, Martin ; Czesaná, Věra ; Havlíčková, Věra
Guide to anticipating and matching skills and jobs. Volume 2The 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...
Wilson, Rob ; Řihova, Hana; Tarjáni, Hajnalka
Guide to anticipating and matching skills and jobs. Volume 3This 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...
Řihova, Hana
Guide to anticipating and matching skills and jobs. Volume 1This 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,...
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...

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