E-Coaching on Social Protection: Towards Responsive Systems - Cohort II

E-Coaching on Social Protection: Towards Responsive Systems - Cohort II

E-Coaching on Social Protection: Towards Responsive Systems - Cohort II

7 Setembro–4 Dezembro 2020
O curso está disponível em English
Key features
LEARN ONLINE

Integrating real time e-learning and e-coaching

DEDICATED TECHNICAL SUPPORT

On the job e-coaching to help you apply learning to your context

CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT

Successful candidates will obtain an ITCILO Certificate of Achievement

Apresentação do curso

As governments around the world take urgent action to save lives and protect livelihoods from the COVID-19 pandemic, leveraging, adapting or introducing new social protection measures are central to country immediate and medium-term responses. With one in two people in the world not benefiting from any form of social protection, this is an unprecedented challenge. Drawing on the ILO's knowledge and expertise, this e-Learning program offers you the opportunity to further strengthen your competences on social protection in the context of the global emergency, learn about best practices and get on the job technical support through e-coaching. As a result, you will be able to devise more responsive and sustainable social protection interventions to help your country weather the current health crisis and mitigate the longer-term social and economic impacts on the most vulnerable groups.

Perfil dos participantes

This program is aimed at a wide range of professionals working in social protection institutions, ministries, international organizations, social partners and civil society partners, tasked with designing and implementing social protection measures, particularly in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The following requirements are therefore essential to participate in the program: - the ability to use and access a computer with internet - working knowledge of written English Same country delegations are strongly encouraged to take part in the program, in order to support a systemic response to country-specific challenges.

What will I learn?

This new e-learning programme offers a flexible and phased learning experience to enable a wide range of professionals to better respond to changing social protection needs in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Social protection fundamentals: principles, concepts and challenges in developing and implementing responsive social protection interventions in the current context
  • Country responses to the COVID-19 pandemic: getting real time data and information from experts and a global network of social protection professionals
  • Best practices and lessons learned: exploring and analysing the most innovative, effective and sustainable measures currently implemented around the world
  • High-quality "real time" online tuition: get access to social protection technical experts and sector specialists through asynchronous and synchronous online tuition 
  • Focus on a specific area of work: select a specific area of work depending on your needs and context from a range of interventions including social health protection, contributory and non-contributory schemes and responses
  • On the job technical support: provided through tailored one to one e-coaching by technical experts
What will I be able to do?
  • Understand key principles, concepts and challenges to update and enhance your social protection competences within the framework of the unfolding crisis
  • Review and analyse best practices in country responses to the COVID-19 pandemic and how they might apply to your own context
  • Apply learning to your context by conducting a needs assessment to identify possible social protection interventions and coverage gaps   
  • Undertake a social protection policy analysis and formulate evidence-based recommendations to increase the effectiveness of your social protection system
  • Develop a responsive social protection intervention with support from sector experts through dedicated distance coaching sessions

 

Why should I join?

This online learning programme is specifically designed for experienced officials and professionals working in social protection to help them analyze and respond to their rapidly changing context.

  • Benefit from a blend of online resources on best practices and case studies, "real time" interactive sessions led by highly qualified experts, individual and collaborative exercises using our e-campus platform
  • Access the latest information and data on worldwide social protection responses to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Access high-quality e-coaching from world experts in social protection without the need to travel
  • Join and interact online with a global network of professionals to share learning, best practices as well as peer coaching and support
  • Successful candidates receive an ITCILO Certificate of Achievement
How?

This programme consists of a number of online modules as well as an e-coaching component for an estimated total of 60 learning hours over a period of 12 weeks.

The programme is divided into four distinct phases:

Phase 1: Social protection fundamentals in light of COVID-19 (2 weeks, 12 learning hours): Optional online self-paced modules including interactive sessions and engaging video presentations on key social protection models, issues and challenges within the current context.

Phase 2: Best practices and lessons learned (2 weeks, 12 learning hours): This phase will consist of two interrelated learning streams:

  • Themed live webinars with highly qualified experts to present case studies, identify best practices and discuss lessons learned in COVID-19 country responses
  • Peer-to-peer real time knowledge sharing and learning through individual and collaborative exercises, synchronous interactive online sessions and technical forums to build communities of practice.

Phase 3: Contextual analysis and responses (2 weeks, 12 learning hours): You will be asked to complete a technical note on the policy implications and responses to the current crisis in your own context. You will:

  • Select a specific area of focus for the technical note
  • Digitally collaborate with peers to inform your work
  • Have your work peer assessed  

Phase 4: On the job e-coaching (6 weeks, 24 learning hours): Participants will be allocated an expert e-coach based on their area of focus. This will support you to learn on the job in order to develop and implement effective and responsive social protection interventions. The e-coaching module will comprise:

  • One to one coaching sessions
  • Guided peer-to-peer coaching sessions

Participants will also have the option of enrolling on a Virtual Reality (VR) version of the programme. Applied to Phases 3 and 4 of the course, VR state of the art technology will allow participants to be immersed in highly interactive and lifelike engaging e-coaching sessions.

Language

Course learning materials and tuition will be offered online in English. The coaching component of the programme will be made available in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese and Arabic based on participant needs and depending on the availability of suitable coaches.

Price
  • Tuition: €1,950
  • Tuition with Virtual Reality option: €3,145
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UNICEF

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is a United Nations agency responsible for providing humanitarian and developmental aid to children worldwide. Based in UN headquarters in New York, it is among the most widespread and recognizable social welfare organizations in the world, with a presence in 192 countries and territories to save children’s lives, to defend their rights, and to help them fulfil their potential, from early childhood through adolescence.

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WFP

The World Food Programme (WFP) is the leading humanitarian organization saving lives and changing lives, delivering food assistance in emergencies and working with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience.

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FAO

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Its goal is to achieve food security for all and make sure that people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy lives.

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ISSA

The International Social Security Association (ISSA) is the world’s leading international organization for social security institutions, government departments and agencies. It promotes excellence in social security administration through professional guidelines, expert knowledge, services and support to enable its members to develop dynamic social security systems and policy throughout the world.

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ILO

The only tripartite U.N. agency, since 1919 the ILO brings together governments, employers and workers of 187 member States, to set labour standards, develop policies and devise programmes promoting decent work for all women and men. The main aims of the ILO are to promote rights at work, encourage decent employment opportunities, enhance social protection and strengthen dialogue on work-related issues.

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Transform 

Transform is an innovative approach to strengthening national capacities for the implementation of national Social Protection Floors (SPFs) in Africa at the national and decentralized levels. It encompasses learning materials and methods for adult learning, to help decision makers and practitioners take ownership in building national social protection systems through continuous learning and reflective practice.

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SOCIALPROTECTION.ORG

SOCIALPROTECTION.ORG is an online member-based knowledge sharing and capacity building platform set up to respond to a recommendation from the G20 Development Working Group in the aftermath of the triple crisis of the late 2000’s to foster global knowledge sharing on social protection policies. The platform directs access to the most up-to-date and comprehensive content on social protection, with a focus on low- and middle-income countries.

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SPRI GLOBAL

The Social Policy Research Institute is a non-profit institute which engages in research and research based consultancy services in the field of social protection, with a concentration in poverty and inequality research and capacity building services.

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CABRI

The Collaborative Africa Budget Reform Initiative (CABRI) is an intergovernmental organisation that provides a platform for peer learning and exchange for African ministries of finance, budget and planning. Since its inception, CABRI has investigated what works, what doesn’t and under which circumstances from the perspective of the practitioner. CABRI understands that context matters, and it acts as a catalyst for change within countries.

Through its work, CABRI continues to strive to achieve its vision that: Across Africa, public financial resources are managed with integrity, transparency and accountability for efficient and effective service delivery, sustainable economic growth and development.

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OECD

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD; French: Organisation de Coopération et de Développement Économiques, OCDE) is an intergovernmental economic organisation with 37 member countries, founded in 1961 to stimulate economic progress and world trade. It is a forum of countries describing themselves as committed to democracy and the market economy, providing a platform to compare policy experiences, seek answers to common problems, identify good practices and coordinate domestic and international policies of its members. The OECD is an official United Nations observer.

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ACTION/Portugal
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República Portuguesa

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