PWC Australia releases report where next for skills

PWC Australia releases report where next for skills
The pace of technological change triggered by COVID-19 is unprecedented. Businesses are looking to digitalisation and automation to drive growth as economies recover from the impacts of the pandemic. To meet the demands of this accelerated technological change, with the added complication of border closures, business needs to shift its focus to reskilling and upskilling employees. Inaction is not an option. What Australia needs now is a business-led recovery that’s built on upskilling and supported by government initiatives.

 

IT industry causing cyber-security skills shortage 

IT industry causing cyber-security skills shortage 
Despite the Australian government’s recently released 2020 cyber-security strategy highlighting cyber-security as a priority area for skills growth, Australian organisations are not focusing sufficient resources on skilling their workforce, which is exacerbating the existing cybersecurity skills shortage.  
Read more here: 

https://securitybrief.com.au/story/a-lack-of-commitment-from-australian-organisations-to-cybersecurity-training-is-holding-us-back 

NZ boots apprenticeship training as the country recovers from COVID-19.

NZ boots apprenticeship training as the country recovers from COVID-19.

The Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF) will pay costs of learners of all ages to undertake vocational education and training and target support for areas of study and training that will give learners better employment prospects as New Zealand recovers from the coronavirus pandemic.
Read more here:  https://www.miragenews.com/release-of-initial-list-of-supported-training-to-aid-covid-19-recovery/