E-learning on sustaining the elimination of child labour

E-learning on sustaining the elimination of child labour

E-learning on sustaining the elimination of child labour

5–30 June 2023
The course is available in English
Introduction to the course

Progress towards the elimination of child labour (SDG 8.7) must accelerate. This course will share the latest developments in legislative and policy approaches to sustaining the effort to eradicate child labour.

Who attends this course?

This e-learning course is intended for global and national actors. Especially welcome are ILO constituents, actors working in the private sector, representatives of civil society organizations, the staff of specialized agencies of the United Nations and bi- and multilateral development agencies.


The purpose of this E-learning course is to enhance the understanding of participants regarding the sustained eradication of child labour.

As a result of this course participants will have:

  • Enhanced their  understanding of child labour, and the means of eradicating it,
  • Become more familiar with the key policy responses, global partnership platforms as well as other intervention models that have proved effective in eliminating child labour,
  • Understood how organisations, governments and other actors can accelerate results and be more effective in reducing child labour through partnerships, especially in the COVID-19 context.
  • Consider actions they can undertake alone or in collaboration with other actors.
What topics are covered by this course?

Some of the topics that will be covered by this E-learning course:  

  • Module 1: What is child labour? How is it defined in international conventions, national law and in practice? The latest global estimates on child labour, focus sectors and regions, and the impact of COVID19
  • Module 2: How to tackle child labour: what experience has demonstrated, examples of  intervention models to address child labour through education and social protection; tackling child labour in agriculture.
  • Module 3: What can you/your organization do about child labour working alone or in cooperation or partnership with other actors; what are some example of partnership frameworks to accelerate and sustain efforts in view of the elimination of child labour.  
Why should I join?
  • Direct engagement with global experts with decades of international experience child labour
  • Opportunities to interact online and network with other actors  to share learning and best practices on how to tackle child labour  
  • Gain access to online resources and good practices on child labour
How will the course be delivered ?

The course consists of a number of online modules to be offered through the ITCILO eCampus online from 11 to 29 July 2022 for an estimated total of fifteen (15) learning hours.

The course is divided into different phases:

  • Flexible self-guided online learning time: asynchronous learning taking place on the ITCILO eCampus platform and composed of compulsory and suggested readings, engaging video presentations by experts and a weekly knowledge check.
  • ‘Real time' learning: Live masterclass (1 or 2 per week) with experts working on child labour, blended with individual exercises, online technical forums on the eCampus and a final webinar where follow-up actions will be peer reviewed.
  • End of course assignment: one for each week, three individual assignment are foreseen to apply the content of the course to the context in which each participant will consider follow-up action on child labour.


Participants who successfully complete all of the knowledge assessments and the final assignment will receive a Certificate of Participation.

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