Massive Open Online Course on ILO’s Recommendation 205
29 June – 7 August 2020, distance learning
This Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) focuses on raising awareness about ILO’s Recommendation No. 205 on Employment and Decent Work for Peace and Resilience (2017), the only international normative framework providing guidance for addressing world-of-work issues in response to crisis situations, including health pandemics, armed conflict, natural disaster, environmental degradation, and forced displacement. The tailor-made course provides participants with information and practical knowledge about policies, approaches, tools, methodologies and case studies in the context of COVID-19 in Africa Region, which can be used to promote employment and decent work measures that prevent crises, enable recovery, and build peace and resilience.
Throughout this MOOC, participants will embark on a learning journey that will take them through three levels of knowledge to:
By gaining knowledge and information on a wide array of policies, methods and tools to promote decent work and employment in situations of fragility, participants will be able to:
The Turin Centre is known for its innovative learning experiences and practice-oriented training methodologies:
Government officials, ILO’s constituents, partners and staff, and development practitioners working at the nexus of humanitarian and development assistance with a focus on employment and decent work in crisis response.
This course is designed and delivered by international experts from the ILO dealing with the promotion of employment and decent work for peace and resilience.
This Massive Open Online Course is free of charge.
The overall duration of the MOOC is from 29 June – 7 August 2020. Participants are expected to engage in each learning block to receive a final certification. Time requirements to follow the MOOC are kept to an average of 3-4 hours per week. Given that the level of complexity required to complete each learning block will increase progressively from block 1 to 3, engagement might increase throughout the online course.