Are you a member, a staff or a representative of an employers' or workers' organization interested in skills development? The ITCILO, in close cooperation with ILO's ACTEMP and ACTRAV Bureaux and SKILLS branch, organizes this e-learning course dedicated to social partners' representatives to reflect and discuss their involvement in skills development systems, building on best practices from all around the world, to enable your organization to be more effective in this area. Your contribution at national, sectoral and enterprise levels is key to ensure the relevance and quality of training programmes and minimizing skills mismatches towards improved sustainability of businesses and enhanced opportunities for decent work. This eLearning training offer is part of the ITCILO's extensive Skills Development portfolio, which targets worldwide capacity building needs to support the implementation of TVET and skills development programs around the globe.
The course aims at building capacities of the members, staff and representatives of workers' and employers' organizations directly involved and responsible, at national, sectoral, local and enterprise levels, in the following areas: - Skills and human resource development policy design - Governance structures and bodies, including qualification systems and quality assurance-focused institutions - Bipartite dialogue on skills at enterprise and sector level - Upskilling and reskilling programs as part of broad Human Resource Management strategies - Skills development and lifelong learning funding schemes - Management and delivery of training programmes, both work- and school-based. - Labour Market Information Systems' entities.
The aim of the course is to build the capacities of employers’ and workers’ organizations to improve the social partners’ engagement in skills systems, adopting successful approaches and tools to foster different forms of involvement.
By the end of the programme, participants will have strengthened their technical knowledge to have a better understanding of the importance of social partners’ contribution to the quality, relevance and governance of skills development policies and programs, which are a key feature in the labour relations, basing on the new evidences collected by the ILO.
Highlighting successful international experiences of bipartite social dialogue at enterprise and sectoral level, the participants will be able to identify the factors that contribute to a meaningful and effective participation of social partners in the skills development domain. Expert tutors support participants in properly analysing bottlenecks and challenges of their own organization’s involvement in the skills area with the objective of identifying new services to be proposed to their members to boost their engagement in the skills arena.