Digitalization of Vocational Training Systems

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Digitalization of Vocational Training Systems

7 November–16 December 2022
The course is available in English, Français
Introduction to the course

This course, which is part of the Diploma of Advanced Studies on skills development, jointly organized by ITCILO and the Swiss Federal University of Vocational Education and Training, and in particular its CAS 3 - Intervention in skills development systems, is intended for managers and trainers of TVET centers, as well as any professional in charge of skills development, to enable them to develop their capacity to digitize their training systems in a systemic and sustainable way, with an emphasis on hybrid learning solutions. This training will benefit the efficiency and quality of TVET systems in the short and long term in the dissemination of blended learning as part of a modern approach to TVET.

Who attends this course?

The target audiences for this training pathway are primarily, but not exclusively, professionals located in developing or emerging countries whose work relates to skills development and TVET systems, or who have experience in this field, in roles such as: - Pedagogical staff of the TVET trainers' training centers; - Program instructional designers, instructional and management staff of national training authorities. - TVET teachers and trainers, in-company trainers and mentors; managers of vocational training centers; - Experts and technical staff from CSOs, NGOs, and other civil society actors working in TVET.

What topics does this course cover?

This training aims to create a core group of qualified professionals within different organizations and entities, who will then act as multipliers to lead and support the digital transformation process in their TVET system, and will cover in particular the following topics:

  • Overview and state of play of the digitalization of the main devices within the technical and vocational training and skills systems
  • Definition of digital and inclusive training strategies
  • Decomposition of skills repositories and digitalization of curricula
  • Methodologies and multimodal pedagogical approaches focused on the learner
  • Main technological solutions / technologies for the digitalization of TVET (including Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality).
What will I learn?

During the distance learning phase, participants will have the opportunity to become familiar with the key concepts and definitions of:

  • Digitalization of TVET
  • The ILO’s digitalization reference framework
  • Processes and stages of hybridization of training devices.

During the face-to-face phase, participants will delve into the key steps in the process of digitizing TVET devices by working collaboratively on concrete case studies, while being directly exposed to the trends and opportunities that digitalization of TVET can offer.

What will I be able to do?

At the end of this training, participants will be connected to a global network of skills development professionals and will be able to:

  • Define effective hybridization strategies in the process of digitizing TVET offerings in their industry/sector;
  • Establish effective, accessible and inclusive hybrid pedagogical and educational approaches to develop digital competencies for TVET personnel;
  • Develop sustainable digital skills to design hybrid vocational training devices, assessment tools and certification packages through VAE.
How do I register?

 To register, go to before October 24, 2022.


Tution fees: 1,500 €
Accomodation: 635 €
Total: 2,135 €

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