Migrant workers in the Construction Sector: National Consultation on Skills Assessment and Certification

International Labour Organisation together with Tertiary and Vocational Education Commission,will be organise the above mentioned workshop on the 21st April 2017 at 9.00am to 3.00pm at Hotel Renuka in Colombo.


08:30 9:00Registration
09:00 09:20Welcome Address Professor Rajiva Wijesinha, Chairman, TVEC & Ms Simrin Singh, Country Director, ILO
Introduction Ms Thilini Fernando, Focal Person for Migration Skills Project, ILO & Ms Masako Ueda, Programme Manager, Regional CP Project, IOM
09:30 09:45Introduction to the workshop process by Mr Jay Seneviratne, Consultant
Presenting the current RPL system and Challenges - Mr Jay Seneviratne, Consultant
10:45 11.00Regional models on RPL - Mr. Gabriel Bordado, Skills Specialists, DWT – Delhi, ILO (via online) followed by Q&A 
11:05 11.20Good practices on RPL within Sri Lanka - Mr. Sivapragasam, NPC, SKILLED Project, ILO followed by Q&A
11.30 12.30Dealing with challenges to establish an efficient and effective RPL process. (working groups on thematic areas)
13.15 14.15Group Presentations
14.15 15.00Presentation of draft Overall mechanism Q & A Summarizing and validating - Mr Jay Seneviratne, Consultant
15.00End of the Workshop