Employability skills for Australian industry: literature review and framework development: report to: Business Council of Australia, Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry


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Author: Curtis, David D.; McKenzie, Phillip

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Australia. Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST); Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)


The Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST) and the Australian National Training Authority (ANTA) funded a project in 2001 to analyse and report on industry requirements for ‘employability skills’. This project was jointly managed by the Business Council of Australia and the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and was completed in March 2002. Employability skills were defined for the purposes of the project as ‘skills required not only to gain employment, but also to progress within an enterprise so as to achieve one’s potential and contribute successfully to...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Policy; Skills and knowledge; Research; Governance; Employment

Keywords: Skill development; Employability; Policy formation; Research needs; Literature review; Skill needs; Analysis; Key competency; Attitude; Education and training system; Employers

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Department of Education, Science and Training, 2002

Physical description: x, 96 p.

Statement of responsibility: David Curtis and Phillip McKenzie

Resource type: Government report or paper

Document number: TD/TNC 70.179

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