Measuring skills mismatches

26 February – 22 March 2024

Online (ITC E-Campus)

The course is designed to enhance capacities to identify, collect, analyse and disseminate labour-market information related to skills imbalances from both the demand and supply sides.

Nurses and midwives: overworked, underpaid, undervalued?

May marks both International Day of the Midwife and International Nurses Day – two groups of workers that play essential roles in any healthcare system. However, both professions – which are dominated by women – are characterised by long hours and low pay. So, what can be done to improve working conditions and help nurses and midwives deliver the best quality care to patients?

Worker and sector profiles (PROFILES database)

Overview For information on basic labour force concepts, such as employment and unemployment for example, refer to the Labour Force Statistics (LFS) database description. The descriptions below are intended to provide further details on the definitions for groups of occupations and/or sectors recombined based on the International Standard Classification of Occupations (ISCO-08 or previous versions) and/or …

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Only half of workers worldwide hold jobs corresponding to their level of education

Over the years, considerable effort has been invested in improving the educational attainment of people worldwide, especially as part of the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals and the Sustainable Development Goals. However, the enormous progress achieved in raising levels of education, especially among women and girls, has not translated into corresponding improvements in labour market outcomes.

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