National government invests in technology to boost workers’ skills |  To stay updated

National government invests in technology to boost workers’ skills | To stay updated

During a presentation, the Ministry of Labor presented in detail the achievements and programs that it is implementing in this year 2022. Strengthening the skills of workers is the main goal.

The head of the Ministry of Labor detailed the achievements and programs of the Ministry of Labor to promote and promote employment in Colombia amid a presentation with businessmen from the Universidad de los Andes.

The Minister of Labor mentioned that “One of the functions of the labor sector is to promote the assessment and certification of skills, for which the “Know How to Do Vale” program was developed, facilitating the insertion of Colombian and migrant workers into employment pathways.“.

Reducing gaps when entering work processes was one of the axes of this meeting with employers.

Minister Ángel Cabrera also stressed that “We invite you to continue participating in this important initiative to encourage the creation of new jobs.“.

During the academic socialization, participants experienced first-hand the results of the Social Investment Act, which in just eight months has already created more than 370,000 new formal jobs, benefiting young people between the ages of 18 and 28, women and men over 28 years old.

Finally, the senior official outlined the strategies being driven from the work portfolio to implement a new range of work-study programs that will work hand-in-hand with employers to narrow the gaps between skill demand and supply.

Source: Department of Labour