Skilled workforce

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Skilled labour
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Final report of the Inquiry into Australia's Skilled Migration Program

In gathering evidence for this final report, the Committee considered skilled migration in the context of the other levers available to government. It became apparent that greater coordination of effort across the Commonwealth and across jurisdictions is needed to identify labour shortages and formulate the...
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The impact of COVID-19 on industry innovation, skills and the need for training

This project identified how businesses have innovated in their practices or markets to remain financially viable during the pandemic and whether the vocational education and training (VET) sector assisted them to equip their staff for these changes.
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Managing transformation in disrupted sectors

The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed how we live and work. The objective of this paper is to provide an analysis of how workers, employers and sectors can fortify themselves in a new economy.
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The stock of qualifications in Australia

This research project estimates and describes the stock of qualifications in the Australian economy using data from the 2018—19 Qualifications and Work survey, compiled by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
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Improving the linkages between university and work

This paper argues that COVID-19, the skills gap and automation have all conspired to change the work landscape in Canada, and post-secondary institutions must respond to those changing needs.
Policy report

Preparing the tourism workforce for the digital future

Acknowledging that national policies will need to be responsive to needs across a diverse sector, with varying levels of digital maturity amongst enterprises (and people), this report presents a selection of policy considerations to prepare the tourism workforce for the digital future.
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Regulatory capability – reflecting on what makes a ‘good regulator’

While the enforcement end of regulation is undoubtedly necessary, it is more helpful to start with the overarching objective of regulation: changing the behaviour of the regulated community.
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Anticipating and addressing the impending shortage of skilled disability support workers

This study examines skills production and utilisation for the disability sector to provide an assessment of the adequacy of current modes of skills acquisition for disability support workers.
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Skills training that works: lessons from demand-driven approaches

This study draws upon over 30 years of evidence from a range of countries to identify what approaches to skills development training are most effective and provides policy recommendations to lay the groundwork for replicating these models in Canada.
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Skills urgency: transforming Australia's workplaces

This report is intended to be a thought starter for encouraging bigger change around skills in Australia. It aims to stimulate discussion around a number of key considerations intended to contribute to further debate and action on this critical economic driver.