Vocational training

G20 agrees on EU approach to vocational training: minister

Badung, Bali (ANTARA) – The Community Vocational Training Center (BLK Komunitas) was one of the ministry’s approaches to developing human resources as agreed by G20 members to encourage sustainable human resource development, the ministry said. Indonesian Labor Minister Ida Fauziyah.

“One of the approaches we agreed on was to increase the capacity and productivity of sustainable human resources through community-based skills training,” Fauziyah noted at the opening of the government ministers’ meeting. Labor and Employment (LEMM) G20 meeting in Bali on Wednesday. .

The G20 LEMM, as part of the Indonesian Sherpa Track, discusses issues related to human resource capacity development for sustainable development and boosting productivity.

The meeting brings together four ministers of labor from four permanent observer countries of the G20, five ministers of labor from five countries as chairs of regional forums, seven leaders of international organizations and five heads of the G20 commitment.

The minister noted that Indonesia had previously implemented a community-based vocational training approach by building BLK Kounitas. The Ministry of Manpower has built over two thousand BLK Kounitas across Indonesia.

In 2022, the Ministry of Manpower signed a cooperation agreement for the development of BLK Komunitas with 850 institutions. With this addition, the ministry will increase the annual vocational training production target of 232,000 participants by maximizing the facilities and infrastructure of BLK Komunitas.

The importance of increasing skills was also stressed by Indonesian Vice President Ma’ruf Amin. He said community training was seen as crucial in dealing with global challenges.

“We will support BLK Komunitas to help and improve workers’ competitiveness,” he said.

BLK Kounitas has also been targeted to produce more entrepreneurs in the country, the vice president said.

“We will encourage the establishment of BLK Komunitas to meet vocational training needs through collaboration between government, private sector, industry and academia or higher education,” he noted.

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