Massive Open Online Course on ILO’s Recommendation 205
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 armed conflict, natural
disaster, environmental degradation, and forced displacement.
The course provides participants with information and practical knowledge about policies, approaches, tools, methodologies and case studies, which can be used to
promote employment and decent work measures that prevent crises, enable recovery, and build peace and resilience.
This tailor-made course is available upon request and may be customized for local, national, and international organizations. Contact us to learn more.
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.
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The Centre’s training methods include videos and online demos
Learn from ILO specialists through ITCILO training methodologies
An overview of Recommendation No. 205
In this module, participants will explore the concept of fragility and the factors that contribute to making a situation fragile; the ILO’s Flagship Programme “Jobs for Peace and Resilience” and the ILO’s role in the promotion of recovery, peace and resilience after conflict or disaster; and the theory of change underpinning the ILO’s efforts in the promotion of employment programmes for peace.
An in-depth look at Recommendation No. 205
In this module, participants will deepen their knowledge on the employment and decent work approaches and measures for crisis prevention and response presented in Recommendation No. 205 across a number of ILO policy areas.
Recommendation No. 205 in action
In the final module, participants will look into the promotion of knowledge sharing and awareness-raising on Recommendation No. 205 at country level. This will be done through the review of key good practices and case studies.
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:
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.
The course is co-organized by the ILO’s Coordination Support Unit for Peace and Resilience (CSPR) of the DEVINVEST Branch in the Employment Policy Department, and the International Training Centre of the ILO (ITCILO).
The overall duration of the MOOC is 4 weeks. 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.