Is the education and training system ready to meet future skill demand?


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Author: Beddie, Francesca; Maastricht, Susan; Gahan, Peter


The gap is widening between education and skills demand, highlighting the crucial role of employers in developing a skilled workforce. A significant cultural shift in thinking is needed about how skills are generated and used. Government, employers and the education and training system working together will help produce a skilled workforce committed to lifelong learning and able to manage change. 'Readiness to meet demand for skills: a study of five growth industries' was produced by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) for the Department of Industry. The...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Industry; Skills and knowledge; Workforce development; Employment; Providers of education and training; Governance; Teaching and learning

Keywords: Employees; Employers; Skill development; Skill needs; Education and training system; Education industry relationship; Education; Training; Teachers; Trainers

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2014

Physical description: webinar (60 min.)

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Related items: TD/TNC 117.12

Statement of responsibility: Presenter: Francesca Beddie; discussants: Susan Maastricht and Peter Gahan

This webinar was held on 4 December 2014.

Resource type: Audiovisual

Document number: TD/TNC 118.1425

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