Where next for skills?: how business-led upskilling can reboot Australia

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PwC (Australia)

Abstract:

Australia has moved through the 'shock' phase of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and is now beginning the management phase that involves secondary outbreaks. Governments are actively seeking to minimise the risk of business failure and business-specific skills loss through a range of general interventions (e.g. JobKeeper) and other skills-specific interventions (e.g. JobTrainer and Supporting Apprentices and Trainees wage subsidy). While it is necessary to focus on the immediate 'shock' and 'management' phases, it is also important to consider what the economy and nation...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Economics; Policy; Skills and knowledge; Labour market; Technology; Innovation; Industry; Workforce development

Keywords: Economic conditions; Government role; Skill development; Unemployment; Labour force participation; Working conditions; Transferable skill; Digital skills; Skill needs; Microcredentials; Skilled migration

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: [Sydney, New South Wales]: PwC Australia, 2020

Physical description: 27 p.

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https://www.pwc.com.au/important-problems/where-next-for-skills-business-led-upskilling-for-productivity-growth.html

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 141.858

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