Employer-supported training in Australia: participation, demand and supply


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Author: Shah, Chandra


This report provides an analysis of employer-supported training in Australia. Employer-supported training is the largest share of adult education and training in all Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries. It has benefits for individuals, firms and society. Cross-country studies have shown a positive association between innovation and the proportion of firms in a country providing employer-supported training. Research has also shown that skills development complements the adoption of new technology and innovative human resource management practices to...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Participation; Skills and knowledge; Workforce development

Keywords: Education and training needs; Employees; Employers; Formal education; Nonformal education; Skill development; Skill needs; Staff development; Training; Training investment; Training policy

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2017

Physical description: 49 p.

ISBN: 9781925173697

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 126.03

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