The sixth module of the One Year Training Programme for Afghanistan Week 6 will cover the topic of Skills and Employability and will take place in Kabul from 20 to 23 August 2017.
Information on the programme:
The course, composed of 8 one-week module, aims at building capacities among government officials, social partners and other relevant stakeholders on the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of effective National Employment Policies and other related subjects. Week 1 took place in New Delhi in February 2017.
By the end of the training programme participants will have acquired:
• Knowledge of key concepts related to employment policy with emphasis in situations of fragility;
• capacity to actively participate in processes of formulating gender-sensitive employment policies;
• capacity to implement employment policies through action planning;
• capacity to advocate and coordinate the integration of employment policies with development interventions.
In addition, participants will apply the acquired knowledge and skills in a group work aimed at developing customized employment projects as a means to move from fragility to resilience.
Information on the module:
The sixth module of the One Year Training Programme for Afghanistan Week 6 on Skills and Employability will cover skills development in the context of fragile states; linkages between skills and informality; case studies connected to sectors with high growth potential; skills development programme design techniques based on case studies; skills development for public investment programmes; private sector involvement in skills development; and social dialogue in action. By the end of the week participants will have familiarized with programme design techniques for skills development programmes; will have learned to adapt case studies to address and tackle skills and productivity challenges in Afghanistan, and to engage with the private sector through tripartite and social dialogue process.