Emerging international evidence suggests that socioemotional skills are increasingly crucial to the types of jobs being created by the global economy. The following study presents new evidence from employer and household surveys on the role of socioemotional skills in the Philippine labor market.
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Skills for the Labor Market in the Philippines
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Equal access to training The SDC ensures that the training courses it supports are aimed at men and women alike. In partnership with the private sector it ensures that women are not excluded, for example because of a distribution of work based on gender. The training courses must take into account other tasks which women often have to fulfil, such as their children's education, housework and fetching water.
Taking into account all possibilities of employment , both formal and informal The SDC ensures that it carries out an overall assessment of the job market in each of its partner countries.
This analysis takes into account possibilities of employment in the informal sector, where women play a predominant role. A market needs-based approach The vocational training courses the SDC supports have to respond to the demands of the job market. One of the main challenges in this area is to bridge the gap between the skills of workers — particularly women — and labour market requirements.
In rural areas, the focus is on women's access to natural resources and territorial governance.
Gender and skills development – improving access for women to the job market
These two factors enhance the empowerment of women and at the same time improve food security. In urban areas the SDC works to ensure that women have access to good-quality basic education and vocational training throughout their lives to enable them to secure long-term, well-paid employment.
Skills for the Labor Market in the Philippines. Emanuela Di Gropello , Hong W. Tan , Prateek Tandon. The Filipino economy has experienced overall growth over the last 20 years, but the growth of the manufacturing sector has been sluggish, and the country has lost innovation capacity.