Publications and tools

  1. Adapting apprenticeships for the reskilling and upskilling of adults

    17 November 2022

    This report was compiled under the ILO’s research project – Apprenticeship Development for Universal Lifelong Learning and Training (ADULT) – funded by the Government of Flanders. The project aims to explore how apprenticeship systems are being modernised and transformed to promote and enable lifelong learning and decent work for youth, adults, and older workers (both employed and unemployed). The research paper titled “Adapting apprenticeships for the reskilling and upskilling of adults” explores how apprenticeships can enable the people to acquire new skills and update existing skills throughout their working life, thereby addressing the fast-changing labour market demand. Furthermore, the paper highlights the new role of apprenticeship training within lifelong learning systems.

  2. Call for Proposal for Implementing Partners of Non-profit Organisations Apprenticeship programme for refugees and host communities in Greater Cairo, Alexandria and Damietta

    07 July 2022

  3. How to strengthen informal apprenticeship systems for a better future of work?: Lessons learned from comparative analysis of country cases

    22 February 2022

  4. How to improve Graduate Apprenticeship Programme in India?

    23 June 2021

    Apprenticeship is one of the most effective tools to bridge the skill gap. India is currently vying to be the global manufacturing hub; a well-functioning apprenticeship system can lead to realizing this objective. This policy brief presents a policy gap and proposes three recommendations to promote graduate apprenticeship in the country. These recommendations includes a new reformed apprenticeship policy with better governance structure, regular monitoring, and providing career guidance to students in secondary schools.

  5. What role do apprenticeships play in the future of work?

    19 April 2021

  6. ILO Evaluation Tool for the Review of a Country’s Apprenticeship Policy and System

    25 March 2021

    The ILO Evaluation Tool comprises guidelines and questionnaires and gives guidance on how to evaluate a country’s apprenticeship policy and system.

  7. Reducing the youth unemployment in Brazil: a practical approach

    23 March 2021

    The aim of this brief is to propose solutions for improving the Public Employment Services, as well as reforming the apprenticeship programme, in order for Brazil to effectively reduce the rate of youth unemployment.

  8. Study on quality apprenticeships in five West Africa countries: Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Mali, Niger and Togo

    22 September 2020

  9. Youth & COVID-19: Impacts on jobs, education, rights and mental well-being

    11 August 2020

    Executive Summary of the survey report

  10. Youth & COVID-19: Impacts on jobs, education, rights and mental well-being

    11 August 2020

    The report captures the immediate effects of the pandemic on the lives of young people (aged 18–29) with regards to employment, education, mental well-being, rights and social activism. Over 12,000 responses were received from young people in 112 countries.