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    ILO 100 on skills development

    Indonesia’s tax deduction programme to attract more industries involved in apprenticeship

    29 October 2019

    Indonesia continues to promote greater involvement of industries in the apprenticeship programme to ensure improvements of its human resources. One of the means is through a tax incentives of 200 percent.

  2. Event

    Focus Group Discussion on Quality Apprenticeship Program with Sector Associations

    22 - 23 October 2019

    Based on the Presidential Instruction No. 9/2016 on the revitalization of vocational education to improve the competitiveness and quality of workforce, five ministers signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on 29 November 2016.

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    Our impact, their voices

    Apprenticeships: Good for workers. Good for industry

    15 August 2019

    An industry-based apprenticeship programme in Indonesia is creating employment opportunities for young workers and a new generation of workers for industry.

  4. ILO 100 on skills development

    Promoting collaboration between TVET institutions and industries in Indonesia

    03 July 2019

    Three best practices on partnership and collaboration between educational/training institutions and industries were documented as ways to prepare and create a skilled and ready-for-work generation in Indonesia.

  5. ILO 100 on skills development

    Five Indonesian trade union confederations declare their support to the quality apprenticeship

    01 July 2019

    Trade unions have an important, strategic role in ensuring the implementation of the quality apprenticeship in the country. Five trade unions confederations have declared their supports.

  6. ILO 100 on skills development

    Bridging Indonesia's skills gap through partnership between industry - vocational education and training

    26 June 2019

    Skills mismatch is one of the reasons of unemployment in Indonesia. Skills needs of enterprises are often not well-communicated or understood by technical education and vocational training (TVET).

  7. Event

    Promoting Quality Apprenticeship and Industries - Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) Partnership on Quality Skills Development

    26 June 2019

    One of the strategic areas of ILO’s assistance to Indonesia is in the field of skills development to strengthen the national vocational strategy. The key element on the vocational strategy requires strong partnership between Industry and TVET.

  8. ILO Research Department Seminar

    Direct and indirect effects of a subsidized apprenticeship program

    25 June 2019

    Evaluations of employment programs usually focus on direct impacts on participants, but potential indirect effects are rarely quantified. This paper analyzes how the introduction of a subsidized apprenticeship program in Côte d’Ivoire impacts youths’ decision to enter apprenticeship and firms’ demand for apprentices in the short-term.

  9. Press release

    Quality apprenticeship workshop: renaissance for youth employment challenges in the new context in China

    23 May 2019

    The ILO hosted quality apprenticeship workshop to assist its Chinese partners in addressing youth employment issues in the new context.

  10. Employment Seminar Series

    Skills Development and the Future of Work in Bangladesh

    12 April 2019

    This seminar provided a platform to exchange lessons learned on skills development and discuss policy responses by the Government of Bangladesh in the context of the Future of Work.