Publications

This Self-Training and Competency Assessment Guide (STAG) on self-manage health and safety at work aims to contribute to make of the Ingenio Adolfo Lopez Mateos a safe workplace.The STAG ensures that people working in the mill are able to eliminate, reduce or isolate the different types...
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...
ILO Skills and Employability Department
Tuck, Ron
A Qualifications Framework is an instrument for the development, classification and recognition of skills, knowledge and competencies along a continuum of agreed levels. It is a way of structuring existing and new qualifications, which are defined by learning outcomes, i.e...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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
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...

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