Professional development in the creative industries: methods and insights from regional practitioners

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Author: Daniel Ryan; Fleischmann, Katja; Welters, Riccardo


Professional development for those pursuing a career in creative industries is typically driven by individual practitioners, given most areas (e.g. photography, design, film) do not require membership with a regulatory organisation or evidence of continuing skills development. For those based regionally, opportunities for professional development are also less available than for those in capital cities. This paper reports on the findings of a survey (N=151) and follow-up interviews (N=29) with current creative industries practitioners in the regional city of Townsville in northern...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Workforce development; Industry

Keywords: Professional development; Regional; Practitioners

Geographic subjects: Queensland; Australia; Oceania

Published: London, England: Sage Publications in association with ACER, 2017

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Journal volume: 26

Journal number: 3

Journal date: 2017

Pages: pp. 113-123

ISSN: 1038-4162, 2200-6974 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 130.488

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