Publications

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 ; 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
ILO Skills and Employability Department
The present guide builds on the previous research and practical application, and provides guidance on how to embark on the identification of current and anticipation of future skill needs for the green economy and green jobs. Intended primarily to assist researchers and analysts, the...
Andersen, Tine; Feiler, Lizzi; Schulz, Gregor
Guide to anticipating and matching skills and jobs. Volume 4This guide provides in-depth consideration of the role of employment service providers (public and private) in anticipation and matching. It is directed at employment policy-makers, managers and professionals...
Dunn-Pierre, Paulette
This report, elaborated in the context of the “Programme to support employment policies and training of young people in Uruguay”, detailed the experiences of both countries in the implementation of transition strategies from school to professional life, mostly through the review 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...
Vargas Zúñiga, Fernando
In Latin America and the Caribbean, VTIs have always made efforts to obtain updated information about the demands that the world of work makes on training. The speed of change affecting occupations and work organization has increased the risk of obsolescence for programmes and, therefore...

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