06 May 2019 - 17 May 2019

Academy on Employment

06 May 2019 - 17 May 2019

Academy on Employment

Academy on Employment

Course Information

06 May 2019 - 17 May 2019

English - French

Turin Centre

Code: A9012128

English French

Enrolment deadline: 25 March 2019

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Responding to current and evolving labour market challenges, the Academy aims to build the capacities of government officials, social partners and other relevant stakeholders in designing and implementing effective policies and programmes, including national employment policies and programmes that target youth and women. It covers different aspects of monitoring and evaluation of interventions to promote evidence-based policymaking. The Academy also focuses on ground-breaking topics and policy innovations linked to the Future of Work, which will help countries improve the resilience of their labour markets and access to decent work for all.

Target audience

Target audience

The academy targets senior government officials (policy-makers, planners and technical staff) of ministries of labour and employment, ministries of economy and finance, and other institutions/agencies directly involved in the formulation of national employment policies and youth employment policies and programmes; representatives of workers' and employers' organizations directly involved in the design and implementation of national employment policies, and research departments.



The main objective of the Academy is to strengthen the capacities of participants in the design and implementation of
policies and programmes that address the critical employment challenges in their countries.

In addition to enhancing capacities and knowledge, the Academy is also intended to stimulate peer learning,
networking and possible future collaboration among participants and their respective institutions and organizations.

Structure and Contents

Structure and Contents

The Academy will combine interactive plenary sessions on critical issues with personalized learning paths through elective thematic courses.

Plenary sessions

  • Employment promotion: a long-standing debate and an evolving agenda

  • The National Employment Policy process and development priorities

  • The role of social dialogue in tackling employment challenges

  • Towards more inclusive labour markets and gender equality at the workplace

  • Work, skills and technology

  • Enterprise development and entrepreneurship

  • Sharing of country successes

  • Panel discussion with international institutions.

Elective courses

Participants will have the possibility to choose and follow four (two per week, one in the morning and one in the afternoon) out of the eight electives on offer.

The following elective courses will be on offer: (the final list of electives will be confirmed upon registration)

  • Diagnostic tools for analysing employment in the policy process

  • Effective implementation of employment policies and programmes

  • Assessing the impact of policies, programmes and projects on employment

  • Pro-employment macroeconomic and sectoral policies

  • Decent jobs for youth

  • Active labour market policies and employment services

  • Transition to formality

  • Employment promotion for vulnerable groups in fragile settings.

For the more information on the programme, download the flyer of the Academy.



The Academy is learner-centred and highly participatory. It will be facilitated by a pool of ILO and ITCILO officials and other learning experts. Different learning techniques will be applied in order to facilitate collaborative building of knowledge and
experience sharing. Time will be dedicated to the presentation of national experiences.

Working languages

Working languages

The Academy will be a bilingual event held in English and French, with interpretation services provided during the entire

Tuition cost: 2335

Subsistence cost: 1400

Total cost: 3735


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