ILO International Training Centre

Top 10 ILO trainings on TVET and Skills Development in 2020

In this fast-paced world, technological and labour market changes profoundly affect TVET (Technical and Vocational Education and Training) and Skills Development. Skills needs anticipation, digital skills, e-learning tools and innovative training methodologies are on the top of the policy agendas in Central and Eastern Europe. To stay updated on the latest developments, professionals in the education sector need to invest in their own skills as well. If you are one of them, the course offer of the ILO’s International Training Centre (ITC-ILO) may be the right learning experience for you.

These courses presented below will equip you with in-depth knowledge for shaping and reforming TVET, applying Dual Education and introducing innovative technologies. They are designed to meet the needs of Government officials, experts, practitioners and representatives of Employers’ and Workers’ organisations. Moreover, they offer a unique opportunity to exchange and learn from experts and practitioners from other countries and world regions.
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Tools for Quality Apprenticeships in Enterprises
Dates and venue: This is a self-paced e-learning course. Learning can take place anytime and anywhere
This free online course is an opportunity for self-paced learning. An e-platform proposes a step-to-step approach to designing and implementing Quality Apprenticeship/Dual Education. The programme offers insights into good practices and practical tools from selected enterprises in different countries.

Management of Vocational Training Centres
Dates and venue: 17–21 February 2020, ITC-ILO Training Centre, Turin (Italy)
During this learning programme, participants gain insights into a systemic management approach of TVET schools and discuss the practical concepts and skills needed to face the challenges of changing labour markets and the future of work.

Enhancing Soft Skills for Sustainable Jobs: The Role of Employment Services
Dates and venue: 9 – 13 March 2020, ITC-ILO Training Centre, Turin (Italy)
This course presents approaches and tools for improving the employability of job seekers, particularly young people, through the development of their soft skills. It will also look at strategies to enhance the role of employment services.

Skills for Social Inclusion
Dates and venue: 30 March – 3 April 2020, ITC-ILO Training Centre, Turin (Italy)
Improving the labour market prospects of disadvantaged groups is a key focus of ILO's work. This course analyses strategies to improve the outreach, quality and relevance of education and training. It takes into account the heterogeneity of disadvantaged groups, combined with a gender perspective.

Academy on Apprenticeship and RPL
Dates and venue: 22–26 June 2020, ITC-ILO Training Centre, Turin (Italy)
This Summer-Academy analyses effective labour market transitions for youth and facilitates knowledge sharing on how to improve Quality Apprenticeships / Dual Education.

ILO Entrepreneurship Trainers Academy
Dates and venue: 17–21 February 2020, online and ITC-ILO Training Centre, Turin (Italy)
•    Online-learning (E-Campus): 4 May–26 June 2020
•    Face-to-face learning (Turin, Italy): 29 June–10 July 2020
Participants have the opportunity to become certified trainers in some of the key ILO entrepreneurship training packages. The programme also includes a track on financial education.

The Future of E-Learning: Designing for 21st Century Learners
Dates and venue: 4 May–26 June 2020, Online (E-Campus)
This e-learning lab looks at contemporary instructional design, e-facilitation, e-moderation, e-assessment, e-quality assurance and analyses tools and innovative technologies for increasing online collaboration and communication. Participants learn how to shape their e-learning project guided by experts in the field.

Financial Education Programme Design and Implementation: A Course for Policy-Makers and Practitioners
Dates and venue: 5–9 October 2020, ITC-ILO Training Centre, Turin (Italy)
The course contents focuses on designing and implementing a financial education strategy (national, institutional or local) for various target groups. It discusses international practical knowledge and lessons learnt and analyses relevant tools, frameworks and instruments.

Training of Trainers Certification Programme
Dates and venue: 5 October–20 November, online and Training Centre, Turin (Italy)
•    Online-learning I (E-Campus): 5 October–3 November 2020
•    Face-to-face  learning(Turin, Italy): 4–6 November 2020
•    Online-learning II (E-Campus): 9–20 November 2020
This Training of Trainers (ToT) Certification Programme prepares participants for an official international trainers' certification and facilitates knowledge exchange on latest methodologies, technologies and learning innovation. It is a valuable programme for teachers, trainers and TVET experts seeking to introduce innovation into their curricula, as well as for representatives of enterprises, Employers’ and Workers’ organisations with responsibilities for learning coordination and supervision.

Skills Anticipation and Matching
Dates and venue: 7–11 December 2020, ITC-ILO Training Centre, Turin (Italy)
This course examines principles, methodologies and approaches in analysing and identifying present and future skills needs. Participants will acquire basic knowledge and understand the central importance of identifying current and future skills needs and labour market imbalances in a broader policy framework.