E-learning course on Skills dimensions of labour migration to promote decent employment for all

Skills dimensions of labour migration to promote decent employment for all

E-learning course on Skills dimensions of labour migration to promote decent employment for all

Anticipating, developing, and partnering

26 October–4 December 2020
The course is available in English, Français

Today, many countries experience the simultaneous inflows and outflows of migration. However, it is alarmingly common that migrant workers do not enjoy decent working conditions. In this course, organized in partnership with the European Training Foundation, participants learn about the different skills dimensions of migration, as well as how to design programmes aimed at improving decent work for migrants.

Join this course to learn how to create more and better jobs for migrants.

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High-level resources

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Introduction to the course

This course aims to promote better labour-market outcomes for migrant workers in both sending and receiving countries. Key topics including skills recognition, labour-market information systems, and the role of public employment services and recruitment agencies.

Who attends this course?

ILO constituents, ministries, academia, NGOs, diaspora associations

What topics does this course cover?

This course focuses on the skills-related components of policies and programmes for migrant workers.

  • Skills anticipation and matching
  • Transparency, recognition and portability of skills
  • Skills development for migrant workers before, during and after migration
  • Dynamics of skills mobility and skills partnerships for development
What will I learn?

Participants discuss relevant topics with international experts and their peers.

  • The role and scope of bilateral labour migration agreements
  • Benefits for using skills anticipation and matching tools
  • Diversity of labour migrant support measures from employment and skills perspectives
  • Best practices in skills development and recognition to boost employability for migrant workers
What will I be able to do?

Participants leave this course connected to a global network of professionals operating in skills-related programs for migrant workers.

  • Integrate tools for skills anticipation and matching for managing migration flows.
  • Design and apply skills recognition approaches to facilitate access to training and the labour market
  • Conceive skills development-related actions for migrant worker target groups
  • Assess the value of skills partnerships between origin and destination countries
Why should I join?

The Turin Centre is known for its innovative learning and training methods.

  • This course takes a hands-on approach, highlights best practices, and introduces new and useful tools.
  • Participants are encouraged to share individual experiences and work in teams to enhance their learning.
  • This course gets to the core of current debates and research on skills and migration.
Who are the facilitators?
  • Ummuhan Bardak, ETF, Senior Specialist in Labour Market and Migration
  • Mariavittoria Garlappi, ETF, Senior Specialist in VET Policies and Systems
  • Christine Hofmann, ILO Geneva, Skills and Employability Specialist
  • Stefano Merante, ITCILO, TVET/Skills Development Programme Officer
  • Olga Strietska-Ilina, ILO Geneva, Senior Skills and Employability Specialist
  • Miriam Boudraa, ITCILO, Senior Programme Officer/Labour Migration
How to apply

Click here to apply before 22 May 2020.

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