ILO-KOREA TVET Forum
Job, Skills and Strategies for the Future: Perspectives from Asia-Pacific
The Korean Ministry of Employment and Labour (MOEL) and the International Labour organization (ILO) are jointly hosting a TVET Forum: Jobs, Skills and Strategies for the Future: Perspective form Asia-Pacific organized by Human Resources Development of Korea (HRD Korea) on 5-7 October 2016 in Seoul, Republic of Korea to underline the main initiatives through the current global discussion on jobs and skill mismatch.
With demographic trends, patterns of investment and economic growth affecting the labour markets in the Asia-Pacific Region, our organizations realized the importance of drawing from the perspective and experiences of the region to determine how the countries are prepared to meet the skills demanded for the future.
Forum’s objectives are:
(i) Analyze the future of work and state of skills mismatch in the region;
(ii) Discuss the challenges that the future of work brings to the existing skills development systems;
(iii) Share the experiences at the national and regional levels to date; and
(iv) Identify areas to further strengths in international development cooperation to meet the future skill demands. Field visits on October 7 will be organized to the selected vocational training institute and industries in Korea.
5 - 7 October 2016