HRD Roadmap Iron and Steel Industry

Description: According to Republic Act No. 7103 or “An Act to Strengthen the Iron and Steel and Promote Philippine Industrialization and for Other Purpose,” which was enacted in 1991, the iron and steel industry refers to the “preparation, smelting, crushing, soaking, blooming, slabbing, melting, firing, rolling, casting, shaping, plating, galvanizing, and other processes involved in continue reading

Human Resource Development (HRD) Roadmap for Copper and Copper Products

Description: Mining Mining is defined as the exploration, extraction, and processing of minerals such as coal, ore, crude, petroleum, and natural gas. Quarrying, on the other hand, is the extraction of building and monumental stone, clay, sand and gravel, guano gathering, and salt evaporation (National Statistics Office [NSO], 2008). The industry employs four stages, namely, exploration, development and construction, continue reading

Low-skilled Labor Migration: Measuring Migration Costs using CAPI – Philippines

Description: In an effort to reduce distortions to freer mobility of low-skilled labor, the World Bank’s KNOMAD (Global Knowledge Partnership on Migration and Development) program has implemented this research project to collect migration cost data comparable across select migrant corridors to determine how much migrant workers pay to obtain foreign jobs and how migration costs vary across corridors. Results continue reading

Tracer Study of OWWA Skills for Employment Scholarship Program (SESP)

Description: The Overseas Worker’s Welfare Administration (OWWA) Skills for Employment Scholarship Program (SESP) aims to pursue a paradigm shift in technical-vocational (tech-voc) training that is geared toward the development of highly skilled and more employable workers through career-enhancing courses for overall economic gain. This Tracer Study determines the current whereabouts of former scholars who completed continue reading

Documenting Practices in Human Resource Development Planning

Description: In 2012, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), through the Board of Investments (BOI), shifted its strategy of industrial policymaking and execution. This strategic shift favors more significant private sector participation in the national industrial agenda setting, with the government taking on the roles of facilitator of sectoral dialogues, broker of constructive partnerships, and enabler of an continue reading