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Toolkit for Quality Apprenticeships – Guide for Policy Makers

Toolkit for Quality Apprenticeships – Guide for Policy Makers

The ILO Toolkit for Quality Apprenticeships is a resource to improve the design and implementation of apprenticeship systems and programmes. The toolkit presents examples of good practice from ILO constituents around the world, and demonstrates how quality apprenticeship systems and programmes can be developed in practical terms. This first volume, the “Guide for Policy Makers”, presents the defining features of the ILO approach to quality apprenticeship systems and aims to support policy-makers in their design and further development of these systems. More

Labour Market Institutions and Youth Labour Markets: Minimum Wages and Youth Employment Revisited

Labour Market Institutions and Youth Labour Markets: Minimum Wages and Youth Employment Revisited

The ILO report focuses on the issue of interactions between labour market institutions and policies and their effects on youth labour markets. The report primarily focuses on policy-relevant results on the impact of specific complementarities on youth labour market effects of minimum wages, to provide concrete indicators on the implications of different policy and programme choices. The paper also reports the findings of a meta-analysis of the youth employment effects of minimum wage legislation. The paper’s mandate is from a 2012 resolution that called for action to tackle the unprecedented youth employment crisis through a set of policy measures. More.