Online learning about Social protection by international expert – Free of charge – Certification upon completion for everyone everywhere

The Centre for Social Protection at IDS, in collaboration with Irish Aid, launches the online course Social Protection: A Primer which provides a basic understanding of key concepts and definitions, elaborates on the main instruments in the ‘social protection toolkit’, delves into regional differences and considers key issues in building social protection systems. The course can be followed at one’s own pace.

About the trainer:
Dr Keetie Roelen is a Research Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies, and Co-Director of the Centre for Social Protection.
Keetie has worked with many international organisations such as UNICEF, FAO and Concern Worldwide, performing research and policy advice work in South East Asia, Southern and Eastern Africa and Central and Eastern Europe. She has quantitative and qualitative research skills and has designed and delivered lectures and training courses for Masters students, professionals, practitioners and policy makers. Her work has been published in the form of peer-reviewed journal publications and book chapters, working papers and project reports.

For more information: Social Protection: A Primer