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Aerospace Workforce in Australia – Two thirds of aviation employers had experienced skills shortages in the previous 12 months

The aerospace industry can be broken down into three sub-sectors: • Aircraft and aircraft parts manufacturing • Civilian aircraft and component repair and maintenance • Military aircraft repair and maintenance The aviation industry includes aircraft manufacturing and repair services, as well as a range of professional, scientific, and technical services for the aviation, defence and … Continue reading

Higher Technical Education in UK – A relatively low proportion of the workforce with higher technical skills and qualifications

This research, commissioned by the Gatsby Charitable Foundation, explores how a higher technical education offer with a focus on industry-specific skills, could help to address the needs of local people, local businesses and the local economy. Compared with its international competitors, the UK has a relatively low proportion of the workforce with higher technical skills … Continue reading

Post-Pandemic Labour Shortages in Canada – Increase in voluntary job turnover will exacerbate them

As shortages grow, so will the urgency for Canada to turn to new and under-utilized sources of labour force growth, including immigration, women, and visible minorities. However, these will not provide much relief in the short-run. While the government has lifted the number of new permanent residents to pre-pandemic levels, most of this only reflects a change of … Continue reading

Low-Paid Workers and Covid in UK – One-third of workers in the lowest-paid group have been furloughed, or lost jobs or hours

This briefing note summarises Resolution Foundation research on low-paid workers and their experiences of work and the labour market. These are the workers that we are trying to reach with Resolution Ventures and the Workertech Partnership. It highlights that some groups of workers are more likely to be low paid, including the young, those working … Continue reading

Skills in US – The T-profile and Badges

In the Fall of 2018, the Education Design Lab (Lab), launched Tee Up the Skills with seven two- and four-year colleges and universities across the U.S. The year-long pilot paired each school with at least one employer partner to understand how the Lab’s 21st Century Skills Digital Badges could improve students’ career readiness and serve … Continue reading

Apprenticeship in Canada, 2019 – Just under one-third of apprentices had certified in their trade six years after registration

In 2013, there were 93,430 apprentices who began their training. By 2019, six years into the program, those who registered in 2013 were less likely to certify in their trade and more likely to discontinue, compared with those who had registered in 2011 and 2012. This leads to growing concerns about the potential shortage of … Continue reading

Training in Canada – Demand-driven approaches

The economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has heightened the need for skills development in Canada to help adult learners navigate the rapidly evolving world of work.[1] Even before the pandemic, Canada’s skills development systems were failing to keep pace with changing labour market needs. Technological and demographic changes have increased the pressure on governments … Continue reading

Atlantic Provinces of Canada – Employer attitudes towards hiring newcomers and international students

With declining fertility rates, an ageing population, and continued outmigration, Atlantic Canada is facing a population crisis. One of the chief solutions for this problem is to increase the number of immigrants to improve the demographic outlook of the region; the remote nature of the Atlantic provinces, combined with immigrants’ tendency to seek residency in … Continue reading

Future of Work – New skills, but which ones?

To future-proof citizens’ ability to work, they will require new skills—but which ones? A survey of 18,000 people in 15 countries suggests those that governments may wish to prioritize. Some work will, of course, be specialized. But in a labor market that is more automated, digital, and dynamic, all citizens will benefit from having a … Continue reading

Upskilling and Reskilling Pathways In Europe – Empowering adults in three steps

This report is the second volume of Cedefop research on empowering adults through upskilling and reskilling pathways. It presents the Cedefop analytical framework for developing upskilling pathways for low-skilled adults and illustrates its conceptual development. The analytical framework is aimed at supporting policy-makers and stakeholders in designing and implementing sustainable, coordinated and coherent approaches to … Continue reading

LinkedIn Learning’s 2021 Workplace Learning Report – It’s all about rapid skill building at scale

In 2021, it’s all about rapid skill building at scale In the fifth year of the Workplace Learning Report, we mark a pivotal moment in the industry. Gleaned from survey data, LinkedIn Learning platform insights, and industry news, one thing is crystal clear. Learning has taken center stage and is essential to help organizations develop … Continue reading

The Future of Work – A ‘double-disruption’ scenario for workers

The COVID-19 pandemic-induced lockdowns and related global recession of 2020 have created a highly uncertain outlook for the labour market and accelerated the arrival of the future of work. The Future of Jobs Report 2020 aims to shed light on: 1) the pandemic-related disruptions thus far in 2020, contextualized within a longer history of economic … Continue reading

Career Transitions in Canada – Can be challenging across major job categories

Most Canadians who want to make a career transition have viable and desirable options, especially if they possess, or are willing to learn, the skills, abilities, tools, and technologies required for their destination occupation. Highlights of the report Canadians have viable and desirable job transition options available to them. The best of these options require … Continue reading

Covid in Western Europe and US – Government-sponsored job and skills training for workers garners the highest shares of support

The coronavirus outbreak has caused, among other things, a debate around how to best rebuild national economies ravaged by the pandemic. Across the United States, France, Germany and the United Kingdom, significant shares believe their economic system needs either major changes or a complete overhaul, according to a Pew Research Center survey conducted in the … Continue reading

AI Skills – 150 000 AI-related job postings in the US in 2018

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is reshaping economies and societies. While often in their infancy and with much potential to be fulfilled, AI technologies promise to overhaul production by improving efficiency, reducing costs, multiplying product and service offerings, and supporting decision-making, among others. As AI permeates economies and societies, it nevertheless raises questions and fuels anxieties, including … Continue reading

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