The contents of the Academy are designed following the guiding principles of the ILO Call for Action on youth employment which promotes a multi-pronged, comprehensive and balanced approach combining economic policies; education, training and skills programmes; labour market policies and institutions; entrepreneurship and self-employment; and rights at work for young people.
The Academy will combine plenary sessions and elective courses.
Plenary sessions will cover core contents as:
- Global youth employment trends;
- Youth Employment Policy Development Process;
- Challenges of implementation of Youth Employment policies: coordination and financing mechanisms;
- Monitoring and evaluation of youth employment programmes.
The preliminary list of electives includes:
- Active labour market policies;
- Skills development: education and training;
- Youth rights at work;
- Gender mainstreaming in youth employment policies;
- Youth entrepreneurship and self-employment;
- Youth transition to formality;
- Green jobs & youth; and
- Rural youth employment.