Automation will create jobs but puts some occupations at risk, especially those involving routine or a low skill level; A faster, more affordable pathway to upskilling in the face of automation and a high-quality, future-resilient job could lie in non-degree credentials.
The Skills and Training Incentive assists mature age Australians to update their skills and stay in the workforce.
Read more here: https://www.dese.gov.au/skills-and-training-incentive
We may look back on 2020 as the year when the future of work truly arrived. The question for learning and development professionals is how to take stock of a difficult, tumultuous year and navigate what is ahead. Now, more than ever, the decisions we make around investments will determine how our talent navigates the volatility. A consensus is growing that views skills as the new micro currency for those investments, and we now have a granularity of talent data that enables us to analyze our workforces at levels never before possible.
Read more here: https://www.chieflearningofficer.com/2020/12/15/skills-in-demand-skills-in-decline/
When you sit with someone being told they are going die, how the diagnosis is delivered is as important as what it actually is. And yet, the bedside manner of our medical specialists is largely seen as irrelevant next to their ability to diagnose and treat.
Read more here: https://www.smartcompany.com.au/people-human-resources/training-development/skills-resilient-occupations-future-workforce/
No one could have predicted the events that completely transformed Australian workplaces in 2020. No other year has seen such accelerated change to how we work, where we work and how we keep connected.
Read more here: https://www.bandt.com.au/2021-future-of-work-predictions/
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
The Morrison Government will work with the education sector to develop a long-term plan for international education.
Read more here: https://ministers.dese.gov.au/tehan/long-term-strategy-international-education