Course category: 
Instructor-led course
Course start date: 
9 November, 2020 (All day)
Language:
English
Organiser: 
International Training Centre of the ILO, ITCILO
European Training Foundation, ETF

Skills Dimensions of Labour Migration to Promote Decent Employment for All: Anticipating, developing, and partnering

Today, many countries experience the simultaneous inflows and outflows of migration. However, it is alarmingly common that migrant workers do not enjoy decent working conditions. In this online course, organized in partnership with the European Training Foundation, participants learn about the different skills dimensions of migration, as well as how to design programmes aimed at improving decent work for migrants. Join this course to learn how to create more and better jobs for migrants.

Introduction to the course
This course aims to promote better labour-market outcomes for migrant workers in both sending and receiving countries. Key topics including skills recognition, labour-market information systems, and the role of public employment services and recruitment agencies will be addressed.

Who attends this course?
ILO constituents, ministries, academia, NGOs, diaspora associations

What topics does this course cover?
This course focuses on the skills-related components of policies and programmes for migrant workers.

  • Skills anticipation and matching
  • Transparency, recognition and portability of skills
  • Skills development for migrant workers before, during and after migration
  • Dynamics of skills mobility and skills partnerships for development

What will I learn?
Participants discuss relevant topics with international experts and their peers.

  • The role and scope of bilateral labour migration agreements
  • Benefits for using skills anticipation and matching tools
  • Diversity of labour migrant support measures from employment and skills perspectives
  • Best practices in skills development and recognition to boost employability for migrant workers

 

** Please note that the e-course described in this page is not free. **