Skilling for tomorrow


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Author: Payton, Anna


This paper provides a summary of research and discussion on the future world of work, drawing out points relevant to the theme of the 26th National Vocational Education and Training Research Conference 'No Frills' - Skilling for tomorrow. It explores the drivers changing the world of work, the skills we're predicted to need in the future and what this means for training. The paper aims to encourage conversations and discussions on the question of your role in skilling for tomorrow. Given that the vocational education and training (VET) sector provides students with the skills they need...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Vocational education and training; Providers of education and training; Labour market; Employment; Technology; Outcomes

Keywords: Skill development; Skill needs; Technological change; Employment opportunity; Future; No Frills Conference

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2017

Physical description: [7] p.

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Conference number: 26th

Date: 2017

Place: Hobart, Tasmania

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Rights: With the exception of the cover design, artwork, photographs, all logos and any material protected by a trade mark and where otherwise noted all material presented in this document is provided under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia licence. To view a copy of the licence visit:

Document number: TD/TNC 128.04

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