A 21st century skills system for Wales: challenges and opportunities

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Author: Fawcett, Jack; Gunson, Russell

Abstract:

Wales is at the centre of a number of significant disruptions likely to bring long-term changes for its people and economy. Some of these are global in nature, such as automation and technological change. Some affect the whole UK - most obviously, the uncertainty around Brexit. Others come from within Wales, such as the rapid increases in its older population, which we will see expand over the coming years. For the people and economy of Wales to be ready for these very 21st century changes, we will need to see a 21st century skills system ready to equip Wales for the future. This report...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Governance; Lifelong learning; Employment; Technology

Keywords: Education and training system; Education and training reform; Skill analysis; Skill obsolescence; Skill needs; Employers; Youth transitions; Ageing workforce; Regulation; Technological change

Geographic subjects: Wales; Great Britain; Europe

Published: Edinburgh, Scotland: IPPR Scotland, 2019

Physical description: 36 p.

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https://www.ippr.org/research/publications/a-21st-century-skills-system-for-wales

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 137.142

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