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23 September 2019 - 27 September 2019

Sectoral approaches to skills development

23 September 2019 - 27 September 2019

Sectoral approaches to skills development

Sectoral approaches to skills development

Course Information

23 September 2019 - 27 September 2019

English - French

Turin Centre

Code: A9012098

English French

Enrolment deadline: 19 August 2019

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Description

Description

This training course will examine methodologies, institutional arrangements and models for analysing the skills and competences needed for developing key economic sectors and industries. It will also focus on approaches to developing TVET strategies that respond to sector/industry-based skills needs.

Target audience

Target audience

The course targets policy-makers and technical advisors of ministries of employment/labour and education; members of skills councils, national TVET authorities and similar institutions; representatives of workers' and employers' organizations involved in sectoral, regional and national skills anticipation; experts and technical staff working in the field of TVET planning.

Objective

Objective

The main objective of the course is to “help participants better understand the characteristics, methodologies, institutional arrangements, skills governance mechanisms, and sectoral skills development modalities needed for identifying labour market imbalances in terms of skills development at a sectoral level, in addition to recognizing the current and future skills needed at a sectoral level in a broader macroeconomic policy framework.”   

Course contents

Course contents

The course will focus on:

  • Sectoral approaches for skills development: Understanding economic sectors and their different skills needs;
  • Skills needs analysis on a sectoral level through: Sector prioritization, sector definition, collaborative mechanisms on a sectoral level;
  • Sectoral financing in skills systems;
  • Sectoral Approaches to the Delivery and Assessment of Training;
  • Institutional arrangements at a sectoral level in relation to skills development strategies: Roles and services of different entities, governance, financing, and sectoral skills councils.   

Format and Methodology

Format and Methodology

The course methodology will be based on a combination of different learning methodologies, alternating presentations by recognized subject-matter specialists with interactive and participatory exercises, country examples, case studies and spaces for knowledge sharing and reflection.   Participants are encouraged to bring with them any document they deem interesting to share, in particular guides and reports on methodologies or anticipation exercises carried out in their countries and any other documentation relevant to this course.

The course methodology is constructed as follows:

  • Interactive
  • Hands-on, wherever possible
  • Structured to combine
    • Expert presentations
    • Group discussions and exercises
    • Group work
    • Country Experiences and insight from the field

Language Requirements

Language Requirements

The course will be offered in English and French

How to Apply?/ COMMENT S’INSCRIRE?

How to Apply?/ COMMENT S’INSCRIRE?

Early application is strongly recommended since admission is competitive and space is limited!

Interested candidates should register on-line through this link: https://oarf2.itcilo.org/STF/A9012098/en  

Selection will be based on the following criteria:

  • Proven work experience in relevant field (Skills development, sectoral skills development, TVET, employability and skills, etc.);
  • Submission of a letter of sponsorship to cover the course cost including the cost of travel to and from Turin; and
  • Submission of a cover letter explaining how the course will help the participant enhance their professional skills and how they will use these skills in their respective organizations.

- Kindly note that we need to fulfill the selection criteria above-mentioned in order to register you for the course; the application form alone is not enough.

- We highly encourage the participation of women and persons with disability.

The deadline for applications is 16 August 2019!

Price

- The course is fee-paying. The total cost is euro 3735 and it is composed of the following:

  • Tuition: 1,615
  • Subsistence: 635
  • Total: €2,250

- The tuition cost of 1,615 covers the cost of programme development and management, secretarial and administrative support costs, the use of training facilities and teaching equipment, office supplies and training materials. Also included is emergency medical insurance.

- The participant’s accommodation and subsistence cost of 635 covers lodging and subsistence at the ITCILO campus.

Please note that the indicated prices do not include the cost of international travel to and from the course venue in Turin.  Also, note that the participants are responsible for obtaining a Schengen visa, if required. Visa applications must be submitted at least four weeks prior to the training course.

- A limited number of partial fellowships will be available. Fellowships will be allocated on a case-by-case basis. Priority in scholarship allocation will be given to candidates who strongly fulfil the selection criteria above-mentioned.

Tuition cost: 1615

Subsistence cost: 635

Total cost: 2250

 

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