Australian apprenticeships: trends, challenges and future opportunities for dealing with Industry 4.0

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Author: Loveder, Phil


The Australian economy is in transition. Its future prosperity will depend on greater economic diversification and on innovation and entrepreneurship, hallmarks of Industry 4.0. This has implications for skills development for future workers and for those needing to move into new jobs or roles. It also has a direct impact on apprenticeships - an enduring and well-respected feature of Australia's skill-development landscape. It is concerning then that overall apprenticeship commencements and completions have been declining. What impact does Industry 4.0 have on the future of Australian...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Apprenticeship; Vocational education and training; Industry; Skills and knowledge; Policy; Governance; Innovation

Keywords: Education and training reform; Skill needs

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2017

Physical description: 37 p.

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Conference number: 4th

Date: 2017

Place: Seoul, Korea

ISBN: 9781925717075

Resource type: Conference

Call number: TD/TNC 130.08

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