With a new government in place, we have seen major changes within federal and state government departments and organisations, as well as proposals for significant changes to policy and reform surrounding Australias skills shortages and the future economic growth of the nation. There has also been a highlight on VET reform, and the need for greater collaboration between industry and the education sector nation-wide, in order to secure a highly skilled Australian workforce.The 8th Annual Skilling Australia Summit will consider the current policy framework and examine state and national challenges for skilling the Australian economy at this time. Current skilled shortages within industry groups will be addressed and debated. The forum will explore the trends and demand for training, factors influencing workforce participation - including the ageing workforce, women and employment opportunities for Indigenous Australians.There will be a special focus on current skills shortages in regional Australia and building regional futures. Collaboration between the education sector and industry will be addressed as well as national VET reform. Strategies for improving workforce retention, planning and development will also be presented. The two days will feature diverse sector views, case studies, and look at strategies for future skilling and driving forward the growth of the Australian economy.
Price: Two day conference (30 June - 1 July 2014): $2418.90
From: June 30, 2014 09:00
To: July 01, 2014 16:00
Novotel Melbourne on Collins, 270 Collins St, 3000, Melbourne, Australia