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Improving Job and Vocational Counselling Services (IQJVC)

Action /Activity:

Action I: Employment
Activity I.III Supporting Employment Policy-making and Implementation

Title of the Operation:

Improving Job and Vocational Services Operation (IQJVC)

Operation Number:


Implementation Period:


Operation Beneficiary:

Turkish Employment Agency (İŞKUR)

Website / Social Media Accounts:


Interventions and Estimated Results:

The Operation is composed of (Technical Assistance) service component with a duration of 36 months.

Within this context;

• Activities will be carried out to improve the policy making capacity of İŞKUR’s central staff and the implementation capacity of İŞKUR’s local staff (5000 staff). In line with this purpose, trainings will be provided for the use of the IT system to be developed by the personnel. Daily technical consultancy will be provided on qualified JVC services and processes. Vocational orientation tests will be developed, and consultancy will be provided for online applications.

• İŞKUR's existing communication strategy will be improved and films related to İŞKUR’s services and vocations will be produced. 5 Career EXPO organizations will be held, promotional materials will be prepared and distributed, fictional characters will be designed. An international congress regarding employment policy will be organized as a closing event. 15,000 people will be reached as a result of awareness raising activities.

• It is aimed to directly contribute to İŞKUR's policy-making and implementation capacity with scientific and technical studies. Thus, 6 reports will be prepared for inclusive service provision models for disadvantaged groups. 3 gap analysis reports will be prepared on effective cooperation mechanisms. Institutional needs analysis will be conducted. Evaluation of İŞKUR’s Employment Fairs and Career Days will be conducted. Forecasting models for professions and skills will be developed at sectoral level. Foreign exchange and internship programs will be arranged. Online database memberships will be provided.

• 4 workshops will be organized with the career centers of the universities. 3 workshops will be organized with private employment agencies, social partners and NGOs.

Current Situation:
(As of April 2022)

Trainings will start in the period of May 2022 in 24 provinces for the Job and Vocational Counsellors.