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.

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...
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...

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