ASEAN youth: technology, skills and the future of work

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Based on a survey of 56,000 youths aged 15-35 years old from six countries in the South-East Asia region, this report analyses the views of young Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) citizens on future of work, skills and technology. The survey finds that ASEAN youths are highly aware of potential disruption and challenges brought by the Fourth Industrial Revolution to the local labour markets, and they are aware they must constantly upgrade their skills. It also details their skills gap, their future career aspirations and their preferences on skills training. Edited excerpt...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Labour market; Youth; Skills and knowledge; Technology

Keywords: Survey; Future; Skill needs; Skill development; Aspirations; Perception

Geographic subjects: Thailand; Philippines; Indonesia; Malaysia; Singapore; Vietnam; Asia

Published: Geneva, Switzerland: World Economic Forum, 2019

Physical description: 16 p.

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Also called: Association of South East Asian Nations youth: technology, skills and the future of work

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 137.961

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