The potential of skills development and recognition for regulated labour mobility in the IGAD Region: a scoping study covering Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, and Uganda

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Qualifications operate as a form of currency and facilitate trade in skills in the labour markets. Lack of trusted third-party information about their skills often forces jobseekers to engage in the labour market at a huge disadvantage. This is particularly true for migrants - and even more so for refugees - who are often at a severe disadvantage when it comes to their ability to provide evidence of their qualification. In this context, recognition systems play an important part in generating information about people's skills that enables them to participate in the labour market in ways...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Migration; Disadvantaged; Labour market; Pathways; Qualifications; Vocational education and training; Policy

Keywords: Labour mobility; Labour demand; Regulation; Migrants; Refugees; Case study; Skill certification; Recognition of prior learning; Recognition of current competency; Skill development; Employability; Institutional role; Policy implications; Recommendations

Geographic subjects: Africa; Djibouti; Ethiopia; Kenya; Somalia; Sudan; Uganda

Published: Geneva, Switzerland: ILO, 2020

Physical description: xix, 150 p.

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Also called: The potential of skills development and recognition for regulated labour mobility in the Intergovernmental Authority on Development Region: a scoping study covering Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, and Uganda

ISBN: 9789221340270 (print); 9789221340287 (PDF)

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 141.535

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