Measuring decent jobs: Monitoring, assessment and learning in labour market policies

Measuring decent jobs: Monitoring, assessment and learning in labour market policies
Employment Promotion

Measuring decent jobs: Monitoring, assessment and learning in labour market policies

11–15 November 2019
The course is available in English, Français

Economic, sectoral, trade, and labour market policies have the potential to enhance employment promotion. To maximize effectiveness, these policies must be researched, designed, and implemented with care. In this course, participants focus on different policies and strategies that aim to promote decent jobs, particularly for informal workers in rural areas.

Join this course to support sustainable employment promotion through policy making.

Key features
Learning methodologies

Training includes presentations, group exercises, and case studies

High-level resources

Subject matter specialists share insight and spark discussion

ILO standards

Course materials are rooted in tools and approaches developed by the ILO and its partners

Who attends this course?
  • Policy makers for labour, economy, planning, education, and training sectors
  • Project managers from enterprises, NGOs, and community-based organizations
  • Operational staff from international organizations, regional development banks, and bilateral donor agencies
What topics does this course cover?

This course is based on methodologies, tools, and approaches developed by the ILO and its partners to forecast jobs creation and evaluate outcomes.

  • Monitoring and evaluation plans in employment programmes
  • Employment indicators and their use according to the theory of change
  • Types of assessments and suitability depending on the type of intervention
What will I learn?

Participants learn how to assess employment impacts and close evidence gaps.

  • All about data needs, sampling, and collection tools
  • How to manage evaluation, from timeline to dissemination of findings
  • The importance of ex-ante models of employment forecasting, such as general equilibrium models
What will I be able to do?

The goal of this course is to drive employment promotion through the monitoring and evaluation of decent work policies and programmes.

  • Utilize new concepts and methods to assess policy impact on employment generation
  • Design gender-sensitive monitoring and evaluation plans
  • Apply basic quantitative assessment techniques
Why should I join?

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

  • This course was designed in partnership with the European Union and the Government of Sweden.
  • Learning methodologies include presentations by subject matter specialists, debates, and group exercises.
  • Participants work on individual projects, informed by country-specific case studies.

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