People who have mastered the concept of true innovative thinking are more adaptable and creative.
The European Vocational Skills Week 2020 will take place digitally across the European Union from 9 to 13 November 2020. It is organised by the European Commission in partnership with the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, as part of the German Presidency of the Council of the EU. This fifth edition encourages people of all ages to discover their talent and develop their skills in line with labour market needs through vocational education and training (VET), an important sector for economic and social recovery in the COVID-19 context.
Budget aims to boost apprenticeships
Business groups have given the Morrison government’s $1.2 billion apprenticeship package the thumbs up, the latest initiative in a barrage of announcements over the past week heading into Tuesday’s budget.
7 changes the UK government must make to grow technical education
The British Prime Minister’s speech on further and higher education this week and the forthcoming FE white paper present a huge opportunity to grow post-16 technical education.
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.
In order to recover and rebuild after record losses and unemployment, businesses need to reskill and upskill their staff. Skills such as adaptability, agility, communications and more are at the top of the list of needs, in addition to some technical skills that can help companies boost their operations with a newly remote workforce.
The federal government is likely to announce changes to the way training packages are put together to try to give business the driving seat in course development and get workers skilled more quickly, says education analyst Claire Field.