Identifying work skills: international approaches


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Author: Siekmann, Gitta; Fowler, Craig


More than ever, existing and future workers need to prepare for the changing skills, and often unknown requirements of jobs. This paper provides an overview of occupational skills information practices in selected countries and organisations. The evidence indicates that other nations are making concerted efforts to create such frameworks, populated with contemporary and cross-referenced skills intelligence and maintained close to real time; the aim being to steer policy and inform training practices, which begs the question: what might be adapted from these various examples to benefit...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Employment; Industry; Governance; Workforce development

Keywords: Skill needs; Skill sets; Skill standardisation; Skill analysis; Job skill; Access to information; Agency role; Best practice; Case study; Employability; Workforce planning

Geographic subjects: Australia; New Zealand; Oceania; Norway; Finland; Great Britain; Switzerland; Europe; United States; Canada; North America; Singapore; Asia

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2017

Physical description: 47 p. (discussion paper) + 82 p. (support document)

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ISBN: 9781925717068

Resource type: Discussion paper

Document number: TD/TNC 130.06

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