Transitions from education to work: workforce ready challenges in the Asia Pacific

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Author: Cameron, Roslyn; Dhakal, Subas; Burgess, John

Abstract:

Labour markets are becoming more dynamic in response to pressures from globalisation, new technologies and trade agreements, as well as cross-border migration, inter-generational differences, changing education imperatives and employer expectations. By focusing on several Asia Pacific countries, this book explores the differences in their workforces: ageing, or abundant in labour but lacking in skilled employees. One similarity these countries share is the difficulty in attracting and retaining employees with the required skillset and capabilities, and these constraints can stymie...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Higher education; Vocational education and training; Workforce development; Labour market; Skills and knowledge

Keywords: Education and training system; Education and training needs; Education work relationship; Institutional role; Government role; Employers; Transition from education and training to employment; Graduates; Employability; Labour force; Labour supply; Labour demand; Skill needs; Skill shortage; Relevance of education and training; Comparative analysis; Policy implications; Economic implication; Economic impact

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia; Asia; Indonesia; Laos; Nepal; Taiwan; Vietnam; Malaysia; India; Singapore

Published: Abingdon, England: Routledge, Taylor and Francis, 2018

Physical description: xii, 249 p.

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ISBN: 9781138691759 (print); 9781315533971 (ebook)

Statement of responsibility: Edited by Roslyn Cameron, Subas Dhakal and John Burgess

Resource type: Book

Call number: TD/TNC 133.148

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