Achieving education 2030 and eliminating child labour

Achieving education 2030 and eliminating child labour

Achieving education 2030 and eliminating child labour

30 November–4 December 2020
The course is available in English, Français

Education has always been central to the ILO’s efforts to eradicate child labour. New policy approaches can help end child labour, as well as ensure that children exercise their human right to an education. This course prepares policymakers to make the best decisions.

Join this course if you’re ready to work toward Education 2030.

Key features

Stay and study on the banks of the Po River


Learn from ILO experts and working professionals


Exchange viewpoints and experiences with classmates

Introduction to the course

Child labour is a barrier to the achievement of inclusive and equitable education of high quality, and to lifelong learning opportunities for all. This course explores policy measures and programmes for removing the barriers to education faced by working children and children at risk of child labour.

Who attends this course?

Public policy-makers and implementers; representatives of non-governmental and civil-society organizations, teacher trade unions, and national and international organizations seeking to improve educational access for vulnerable or marginalized groups of children, including child workers.

What topics does this course cover?

This course helps participants link two key concepts: child labour and education.

  • Child labour
  • Unacceptable forms of work
  • Education for all
What will I learn?

Participants interact with one another, as well as top-level trainers, throughout the course.

  • The consequences of child labour and the ILO’s response
  • National responses through labour laws and education policies
  • Links between education and youth employment in the labour market
What will I be able to do?

Participants that take this course leave campus ready to effect real change on the national level.

  • Use a multi-stakeholder approach to identify risk factors and address the need for education
  • Enhance stakeholders’ contributions to the Education 2030 goal
  • Influence national policies regarding education to eliminate child labour
Why should I join?

This course combines theory with practical exercises to ensure participants are successful in real situations.

  • This course encourages participants to get involved and talk about their individual experiences.
  • Participants examine case studies that refl ect local and international realities.
  • After the course ends, participants retain access to all online learning materials.

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