Skills, knowledge and employability
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Skills, knowledge and employability

Two women operating a computer at a vocational training center in Harare, Zimbabwe
Countries at all development levels find that adequate education and skills increase the ability to innovate and adopt new technologies. They make the difference between inclusive growth and growth that leaves large segments of society behind. A workforce that has been appropriately trained and is able to continue learning, boosts investor confidence and thus job growth.

Focus on

  1. Apprenticeships

    A proven approach for tackling youth unemployment

    Countries like Austria and Denmark have been very successful in using apprenticeships to tackle the youth jobs crisis. The ILO is helping to share their experiences with other countries.

News

  1. © Andrew McConnell / R. Harding 2014
  2. © UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe 2014
  3. © ILO/J. Wongpaithoon 2014
    The road to entrepreneurship

    01 September 2014

Events

  1. Master in Occupational Safety and Health

    8 September 2014 - 30 September 2015, International Training Centre of the ILO, Turin, Italy

  2. The employment injury schemes and the prevention of occupational accidents and diseases

    13 - 24 October 2014, International Training Centre of the ILO, Turin, Italy

  3. National programmes and systems of occupational safety and health

    24 November - 5 December 2014, International Training Centre of the ILO, Turin, Italy

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