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Organización Internacional del Trabajo - OIT
The COVID‑19 pandemic has caused unparalleled disruption worldwide through its devastating impact on public health, employment and liveli‑ hoods.Governments and workers’ and employers’ organizations everywhere have taken immediate measures to tackle the crisis, preserve jobs and protect...
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CEDEFOP - European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training; European Training Foundation (ETF); Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development - OECD; UNESCO; ILO - International Labour Organization; European Commission
This publication has been prepared by the interagency TVET group on Skill mismatch in digitised labour markets, to support experts and policymakers who wish to engage in discussion on the potential of web-based big data for skills policy. It outlines how such data can be used to mitigate...
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Williams, Mary-Anne; Johnston, Benjamin; Rizoiu, Marian-Andrei; Dawson, Nik
This research develops a Machine Learning approach able to predict labor shortages for occupations.Its compile a unique dataset that incorporates both Labor Demand and Labor Supply occupational data in Australia from 2012 to 2018. This includes data from 1.3 million job advertisements (...
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Vargas Zúñiga, Fernando; González Ávila, Liliana
The Inter-American Centre for Knowledge Development in Vocational Training of the International Labour Organization (ILO/Cinterfor) submits this analytical inventory exercise on qualifications frameworks in Latin American countries; namely: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia,...
Tapa del libro The feasibility of using big data in anticipating and matching skills needs
This publication collects together the contributions presented during the ILO workshop “Can we use big data for skills anticipation and matching?”, which took place on 19–20 September 2019 at ILO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. Discussions during the workshop considered the...
Cinterfor 2020 Report: A year of challenges and lessons learned
OIT/Cinterfor
This report, prepared by ILO/Cinterfor´s team, gives an account of all the activities that the Center implemented in 2020 with the aim of reinforcing its role in promoting vocational training innovations.Before the pandemic, the Center already had innovations in place that allowed it to...
OIT/Cinterfor
The VCs were the main driving force guiding cooperation between VTIs at this time. Two channels were used: Zoom and Facebook live.Twelve VCs were held between 26 March and 25 June; the final one closed the series.They had audiences of between 150 and 200 people per...
OIT/Cinterfor
The COVID-19 pandemic will have severe and prolonged effects on the economy and employment worldwide, affecting incomes and the well-being of millions of people.The ILO estimates that 25 million people around the world could lose their jobs, while for Latin America and the Caribbean...
Updating jobs and sectoral development: towards a quality approach based on social dialogue. ILO/Cinterfor Notes, 7
Proyecto CETFOR - OIT/Cinterfor
For seven years, the ILO, through its Inter-American Centre for Knowledge Development in Vocational Training (ILO/ Cinterfor) and together with its social stakeholders, has been developing a set of methodologies and sectoral outputs with a view to updating occupational structures, and job...
ILO - International Labour Organization
Hofmann, Christine; Di Cara, Manuela ; Lange, Ralf
Skills development systems cater to all people striving to learn relevant skills to earn a living and find their place in society – in principle. In reality, many individuals and groups find themselves excluded from learning opportunities, for a wide range of reasons.People in precarious...
Inter-Agency Group on Technical and Vocational Education and Training (IAG-TVET)
UNESCO; ILO - International Labour Organization; World Bank; European Training Foundation (ETF); Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development - OECD; CEDEFOP - European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training
The Interagency Group on Technical and Vocational Education and Training (IAG-TVET) was convened by UNESCO in 2008 to ensure a good coordination of activities by the key international organisations involved in the delivery of policy advice, programmes and research on TVET. It...
Organización Internacional del Trabajo - OIT
The International Labour Organization’s latest analysis of the labour market impact of COVID-19 finds its impact on the world of work was more severe than previously estimated, and offers three scenarios for the second half of 2020.The new figures reflect the worsening situation in many...
CEDEFOP - European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training
Synthesis report based on preliminary information on seven countries provided by Cedefop’s Network of Ambassadors tackling early leaving from VET.In the context of the COVID-19 crisis, Cedefop has invited its network of Ambassadors tackling early leaving from vocational education and...
ILO - International Labour Organization
The COVID-19 crisis is drawing attention to the already overburdened public health systems in many countries, and to the challenges faced in recruiting, deploying, retaining and protecting sufficient well-trained, supported and motivated health workers.It highlights the strong need for...
ILO - International Labour Organization
The road transport sector is essential to social and economic development and guarantees mobility across jurisdictions and countries.But in order to curb the spread of COVID-19, many countries around the world have placed restrictions on domestic transit and/or closed border crossings for...

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