Skills mismatching is a common concern of policy-makers, employers and workers. It is a recurring theme in vocational education and skills development, with many policy initiatives launched to address various forms of the phenomenon. Where evidence-based skills are concerned, policy-making statistics on various forms of skill mismatching are needed. Building on its long experience in delivering training on skills and labour-market analysis, the International Training Centre of the ILO, in full collaboration with the ILO Department of Statistics, offers the second edition of this online course that aims to equip national and international stakeholders with the necessary competencies to measure and analyse skills mismatches and imbalances for evidence-based policy making. The course is designed to enhance capacities to identify, collect, analyse and disseminate labour-market information related to skills imbalances from both the demand and supply sides.
National statistical offices (NSOs); ministries of labour and related institutions (such as labour observatories); governmental institutions engaged in employment, skills development, skills matching and analysis; international organizations and donor agencies engaged in skills matching; skills councils; national TVET authorities; TVET Centres; workers' and employers' organizations; research and academic institutions; international organizations; development agencies; non-governmental organizations.
The main objective of the course is to equip national and international stakeholders with the necessary competencies to measure and analyse skills mismatches and imbalances from both the demand and supply sides for evidence-based policy making. The course is designed to enhance capacities to identify, collect, analyse and disseminate labour market information related to skills imbalances from both the demand supply side.
More specifically, the course aims to:
The course is structured around four main modules:
The course is constructed as follows:
The course will emphasize a unique learning approach, which is structured around three main pillars:
The course will take place from 13 March – 6 April 2023.
The course will be conducted in English.
The course is fee-paying. The total cost is Euro 1,005.
Payments need to be received latest 14 days before the beginning of the course. Payment modalities will be communicated in the letter of acceptance. In the event of a cancellation, a participant may be substituted with another candidate. Cancellations remain free of charge if communicated latest 14 days prior to the start of the course. For cancellations after this date, a penalty will be applied. For further information regarding payment, cancellation and refunds, please consult: https://www.itcilo.org/applications-payments-cancellation
To register, kindly fill in and submit the online registration form available through this link: https://oarf2.itcilo.org/DST/A9715990/en
The selection of applicants will be based on the submission of:
Kindly note that we need to receive the above-mentioned documents in order to register you for the course!
The selection of applicants will be based on the following criteria:
We strongly recommend applying early since admission is competitive and space is limited!
The deadline for applications is 1 March 2023.