Sectoral approaches to skills development

Sectoral approaches to skills development
Labour market

Sectoral approaches to skills development

Prioritization, definition, and collaboration

21–25 Settembre 2020
The course is available in English, Français

Skills are a key component that help nations unlock economic development and prosperity. A sectoral approach to skills matching reduces the gap between skills supply and demand within the labour market of a specific economic sector. This course helps participants identify labour market imbalances and recognize current and future needed skills at the sectoral level.

Are you ready to take a sectoral approach to policy making and planning? Join this course today.

Key features
Learn differently

The Centre’s training methods include case studies and roleplay exercises

High-level resources

Learn from ITCILO trainers and ILO specialists immersed in the field of skills development

Proven procedures

This course is designed based on internationally recognized strategies and standards

Who attends this course?
  • Policy makers and technical advisors for governments
  • Members and technical staff of skills councils, national TVET institutions, or similar 
  • Managers of institutions responsible for labour market information collection and analysis
  • Staff of public employment services
  • Representatives of workers’ and employers’ organizations
  • Staff of international cooperation agencies
What topics does this course cover?

This week-long course includes interactive sessions with participatory exercises, as well as presentations by subject matter specialists.

  • Needs analysis through sector prioritization, sector definition, and collaborative mechanisms
  • Relevant institutional arrangements, such as governance, services, and sectoral skills councils 
  • Economic sectors and skills financing, per sector
What will I learn?

Participants learn about sectoral approaches for adequate policy making and planning on skills development.

  • All about the drivers of change that impact the skills supply and demand at a sectoral level
  • Methodologies, mechanisms, and modalities needed to identify labour market imbalances
  • How to recognize which skills will be needed in the future, and act through a macroeconomic policy framework
What will I be able to do?

The goal of this course is to help participants understand all the elements of sectoral skills development, so they can imagine better policies for the future of work.

  • Analyze different methods and tools related to quantitative and qualitative methods to identify labour market imbalances
  • Utilize different sectoral skills financing mechanisms and governance systems, as well as policy mechanisms and institutional arrangements 
  • Adopt a comprehensive sectoral approach to drive positive change for skills development
Why should I join?

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

  • This course is highly participatory and facilitates discussions between experts and participants.
  • Different learning methodologies, interactive presentations, and group exercises allow for knowledge-sharing and reflection.
  • Participants are encouraged to bring interesting or relevant documents, such as country-specific skills anticipation methodologies, to share.

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