The ISSA Academy diploma programme aims to enable ISSA members to gain a better understanding of the ISSA Guidelines and the use of the guidelines in improving Information and Communication Technology within their social security institutions.
Training institution: International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization
Training venue: ITC-ILO Training Centre, Turin, Italy
Training course topic: ISSA Guidelines on Information and Communication Technology
Region: Open to ISSA member organizations in all regions
Information Communication Technology (ICT) is a crucial component of social security systems, contributing to their quality and performance. This course is designed to develop the capacities of social security professionals in the implementation, reform and governance of Information Communication Technology for social security systems. The principal aim will be to impart the skills required to find concrete social security system solutions through the use of ICT, focusing on two main areas of the ISSA Guidelines on Information and Communication Technology: (1) governance and management, and (2) key technologies.
Who can participate?
The training course is designed for social security professionals from ISSA member institutions. In particular, participants should hold positions directly related to the design, implementation or reform of social security systems in the area of Information and Communication Technology and be interested in applying ICT to improve the quality and performance of social security systems and their administration.
How many people can participate?
Each training course has places for up to 25 participants from ISSA member institutions.
How to apply for the training course
Please contact the training institution to apply for this training course.
Mr Charles Crevier
Tel: +39 011 6936 524
Applicants should complete the online form no later than 10 June 2019, supported by a letter from their sponsoring institution, indicating to assume the costs of the participant.
Cost of participation
The cost of participating in this course is Euro 2.250 (Euro 1.615 for tuition fees and Euro 635 for subsistence), excluding international air travel and airport transfers. This is payable in advance by the participant’s sponsoring organization. This covers tuition fees; the use of training facilities and support services; training materials and books; accommodation and full board at the Centre’s campus; emergency medical care and insurance.
The diploma training programme
The ISSA Academy diploma programme offers high-level training on the ISSA Guidelines for social security professionals. Each training course combines on-line assignments and on-site training on a specific set of ISSA Guidelines. The training courses are provided by members of the ISSA Training Consortium.