Labour Market Statistics and Analysis Academy

Labour Market Statistics and Analysis Academy

Labour Market Statistics and Analysis Academy

Adapting and preparing for the future of work

18–29 November 2019
The course is available in English

Labour market statistics and analysis systems must adapt to current needs, as well as prepare for the future. To do so, countries must enhance their institutional capacities to identify, collect, analyze, and disseminate labour market information and indicators related to the Sustainable Development Goals. In this academy, participants deepen their knowledge of new labour statistics standards and their relevance in the future of work.

Measure progress toward the 2030 Agenda. Join this academy today.

Key features
Learn differently

Training methods include an “ideas market” and digital technologies

High-level resources

Subject matter experts, practitioners, and trainers guide classroom discussions

Active training

Participants share knowledge, discuss experiences, and join a global network of professionals

Introduction to the course

The Academy is being offered to meet the current and future needs of countries to strengthen their labour market statistics and analysis systems in the wake of new international statistical standards and groundbreaking developments in the world of statistics. The Academy will help countries enhance institutional capacity to identify, collect, analyse and disseminate labour market information and other indicators related to decent work, including the SDG indicators. It will emphasize new standards set by the International Conference of Labour Statistics, particularly in the 20th ICLS, which took place in 2018. The Academy will also highlight the relevance of statistics in responding to the different dimensions of the Future of Work, including the rise of non-standard forms of employment.

Who attends this course?

The Acadmey targets officials of statistics offices; producers of statistics at national statistical offices; ministries of planning, employment, education and labour; research institutes; social partners; and international organizations and development banks.

What topics does this academy cover?

This academy aims to better equip national and international stakeholders to utilize the new statistical monitoring system.

  • Key international statistical standards, including the resolution on statistics for work relationships of the 20th International Conference of Labour Statisticians
  • Sustainable Development Goals indicator framework
  • Gender mainstreaming in the production of labour statistics
What will I learn?

Participants learn about best practices in labour market information systems and monitoring strategies.

  • All about data preparation and micro data management
  • How to identify, construct, and interpret decent work indicators
  • The importance of labour force surveys as a source of information
What will I be able to do?

The goal of this academy is to promote inclusive and sustainable growth and employment through standard practices in labour market statistics and analysis.

  • Utilize statistical software to construct labour market indicators
  • Design labour force and household surveys
  • Manage data, finalize reporting, and disseminate findings
Why should I join?

The Turin Centre is known for its unconventional and highly effective learning methodologies.

  • The academy includes different modules and elective sessions for customized learning.
  • Trainers encourage participants to share knowledge, experiences, and best practices.
  • Subject matter experts and practitioners facilitate discussions and group exercises.

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