Strengthening Innovative Skills Training and Education for Increasing Workers' Inclusion in the Digital Age

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Strengthening Innovative Skills Training and Education for Increasing Workers' Inclusion in the Digital Age

Publication Number

APEC#219-HR-04.1

Published Date

November 2019

Type of Publication

Proceedings

Publications Under

SOM Steering Committee on Economic and Technical Cooperation(SCE), Human Resources Development(HRDWG)

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256

Pages

12

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Description

This report provides a summary of the APEC Workshop on Innovative Skills for an Inclusive Future of Work in the Digital Age held in Ha Noi, Viet Nam. The workshop was held with a view to contributing to the implementation of the Action Agenda on Advancing Economic, Financial and Social Inclusion and the Framework on Human Resources Development in the Digital Age. The objectives of the workshop are to: (i) assess the impacts of digitalization and automation on vulnerable workers; (ii) share best practices and coordinate policy measures on how to utilize innovative education, training and other workforce policies to help workers update their skills and knowledge to increase their employability and actively participate in rapidly changing economic environment; (iii) identify focused areas of cooperation in innovative education/training and other workforce policies to meet  new market demands; and (iv) develop a compendium of recommendations to submit to HRDWG