Our Principles

Our Ten Founding Principles

  1. Help individuals understand potential career paths that align with their interests and skills.
  2. Provide workers with continuous learning opportunities.
  3. Increase internal promotion and mobility opportunities for workers.
  4. Work to eliminate discrimination in employment and training.
  5. Help workers displaced by automation to transition to new roles.
  6. Identify and hire workers who have gained skill through non-traditional routes.
  7. Make it easier for people, especially women, to return to the workforce after time away.
  8. Provide opportunities for young people to gain work experience during their education.
  9. Cooperate with universities, governments, non-profits, and other organizations to advance the goals of the GOF.
  10. Call attention to the challenges – and the potential – in workforce learning around the world.