Extending coverage of social protection is one of the greatest challenges facing social security institutions across the globe. Participants of this course will draw on international best-practice guidelines to identify administrative solutions to improve access to contributory social security programmes for populations that are difficult to cover. This is one of seven courses run in partnership with the International Social Security Association (ISSA) offered in an innovative e-learning format from 2020.
This highly specialized course enables you to join a virtual global network of social security practitioners flexibly and without needing to travel.
Learning begins at own pace, continues through high-quality, engaging "real time" sessions and ends with an individual assignment
Critical insights from professionals of ISSA member organizations
This E-Learning course will focus on the crucial elements of the administrative solutions for extending coverage, which are central components to the financial sustainability, extension and viability of a social security system. The ISSA guidelines on administrative solutions for extending coverage respond to a number of challenges faced by social security programmes, including reliability and efficiency, compliance issues, and governance beyond operations.
The course is designed for social security professionals of ISSA member organizations. Participants should hold positions directly related to the design and implementation of administrative solutions for extending the coverage of social security systems.
Course learning materials and tuition will be offered online in English. The following requirements are therefore essential to participate in this course:
This course uses the ISSA Guidelines on Administrative Solutions for Extending Coverage as a framework for assessing challenges and identifying innovations.
This new e-learning course is designed specifically for social security professionals from ISSA member organizations.
The course consists of a number of online modules offered through the eCampus online platform to be completed over a period of six weeks from 1 June to 10 July 2020, for an estimated total of 60 learning hours.
The course is broken down into three phases: