Month: July 2019

School-to-work pathways highlighted

A just-released NCVER report looks at the transition experience from school to work. The possible pathways they have identified are rich, individual and diverse – and certainly not straightforward. The pathways Authored by Rasika Ranasinghe, Emerick Chew, Genevieve Knight and Gitta Siekmann, the report uses data from the 2006 Longitudinal Survey of Australian Youth – …

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New VET teacher resource on VOCED

At NCVER’s No frills conference this year, they launched a new VET practitioner resource. So, what’s in it? The VET Practitioner Resource is a living, breathing resource that NCVER will continue to develop and update on an ongoing basis. In this first iteration it has three focus points. The first includes teaching, learning and assessment …

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Skilling for the digital economy

Digital technologies like artificial intelligence, robotics and automation are really changing the nature of work. This issue of VDC News focuses on the digital economy and is futures focused. It builds on an article in the last issue summarising a report from Deloittes. What did they do? NCVER has recently published a new report that …

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Human skills: the real future need of workers?

Deloitte released its most recent paper in its ‘Building the lucky country’ series. “it’s about augmentation, rather than automation or replacement. While jobs are changing in nature because of automation, they will not disappear altogether”. These papers are developed to prompt debate and conversations across business, industry associations, government and the media. Looking into future …

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