According to the 2021 Udemy Workplace Learning Trends Report, workforce upskilling or reskilling increased from 14% in 2019 to 38% the following year.
There are concerns apprentices will receive less on-the-job training if state ministers adopt a proposal from a high-level national skills committee next month.
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Faced with the pandemic and an urgent need to re-skill, vocational learning needs to become more attractive, flexible and fit for the digital age and green transition, says the European Commissioner for jobs and social rights
Employers will be given more than $1 billion in new subsidies to take on 100,000 apprentices in a federal budget plan to prevent an “explosion” in the number of young people with no work or skills.
BHP has announced it will invest nearly A$800 million over the next five years in Australian jobs and the mining, equipment, technology and services (METS) sector.
Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship(MSDE) and High Commission of Australia holds meeting for Cooperation in Vocational Education and Training. In an endeavor to support Vocational Education and Training (VET) in India and Australia, the Union Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Dr. MahendraNath Pandey and Mr. Barry O’Farrell, Australian High Commissioner, today participatedin a virtual meeting to operationalize & implementCooperation in VET to promote development of occupational standards in priority industry sectors.
Read more here: https://indiaeducationdiary.in/india-and-australia-further-strengthens-their-partnership-on-skilling-agenda/
Queensland school leavers and job seekers will benefit from increased access to free or low-fee skills training under a significant investment through the JobTrainer Agreement to be rolled out across Queensland.
Read more here: https://ministers.dese.gov.au/cash/more-skills-training-queensland-school-leavers-and-job-seekers