Whether you are seeking to enter the workforce for the first time or just realised you wanted a change or if you have been retrenched, COVID-19 restrictions have seen many people head into further training and education opportunities.
The pandemic has been a disruptive force in education, driving colleges and universities to reimagine through the use of technology how they deliver classes and services and how they engage students. In an interview with EdScoop, Dean Cantu, a professor of teacher education at Bradley University in Illinois explained how the pandemic changed edtech and shared some advice for what he thinks institutions ought to be considering as they adopt new technologies.
Read more here: https://edscoop.com/pandemic-edtech-dean-cantu/
A post-COVID world is going to look very different for our future leaders — and their education must reflect that.
Read more here: https://www.crikey.com.au/2020/12/08/covid-19-pandemic-jobs-seekers/
Perhaps unsurprisingly, jobs in health care and social assistance have proved the most resilient occupations during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, a new report by the National Skills Commission has also found education and training, construction and mining are among occupations that have best been able to stand up to the impact of the coronavirus impact.
Read more here: https://au.news.yahoo.com/guide-where-future-jobs-163018236–spt.html
Vocational and educational training will play a crucial role in shaping our future EU economy, says Nicolas Schmit, the European Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights
Against the backdrop of COVID the rate of change around us has accelerated – changes in technology, industries, careers, learning, lifestyles. And the role of education and learning will remain crucial as we continue to respond to change at an individual, community and wider economic level.
Read more here: https://www.fenews.co.uk/featured-article/59553-the-future-of-skills-and-vocational-education-in-the-shifting-employment-and-careers-landscape
COVID-19 hasn’t just changed the way we work – it’s also changed the way we learn. When the spread of the virus led schools and universities to shut their doors earlier this year, education providers were forced to scramble to provide online learning alternatives for students. And as the search for a vaccine continues, the continuing shift towards digital learning models could spell good news for education technology stocks.
Read more here: https://www.finder.com.au/learn-from-home-stocks-to-ride-the-digital-wave
Now that the labor market has loosened, how can entrepreneurs retain the kind of talent they need to succeed?
Read more here: https://www.inc.com/magazine/202011/vickie-an/talent-management-labor-staffing-future-of-business-2020.html
In responding to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Australian economy, a diverse range of voices have called on state governments to fund social housing projects. But what is social housing, how can it help drive post-COVID-19 economic recovery and how does this relate to apprenticeships?
Read more here: https://www.aapathways.com.au/aatis-blog/vet-apprenticeships-and-the-future-of-social-housi?utm_source=miragenews&utm_medium=miragenews&utm_campaign=news
The impact of COVID-19 has seen many providers change their delivery practices to keep students and staff safe, while continuing to offer quality training and assessment. We are supporting providers to adapt by publishing new resources in response to their feedback.
Read more here: https://www.asqa.gov.au/news-events/news/new-resources-available-training-and-assessment-workplace