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February 19, 2020

Scotland’s careers strategy: moving forward

This strategy was initiated by the Scottish Government to ensure the continuous improvement of career guidance services by enabling the closer communication and co-operation of all those individuals and organisations providing career education, information, advice and guidance services to the people of Scotland. The Scottish Government is committed to ensuring that the Scottish careers system […]

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February 8, 2020

Schools of the Future: Defining New Models of Education for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

In the context of job disruption, demand for new skills and increased socioeconomic polarization, primary and secondary school systems have a critical role to play in preparing the global citizens and workforces of the future. Education models must adapt to equip children with the skills to create a more inclusive, cohesive and productive world. This […]

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Jobs of Tomorrow: Mapping Opportunity in the New Economy

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is creating demand for millions of new jobs, with vast new opportunities for fulfilling people‚Äôs potential and aspirations. However, in order to turn these opportunities into reality, new sources of data and innovative approaches to understand emerging jobs and skills, as well as to empower effective and coordinated large-scale action are […]

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February 2, 2020

Future Ready website launched

Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash, Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business and the Hon Steve Irons MP, Assistant Minister for Vocational Education, Training and Apprenticeships released the resources developed under Future Ready: A student focused National Career Education Strategy. The resources include toolkits to support school and industry partnerships, articles for parents to […]

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January 28, 2020

Department releases new Employment Outlook to May 2024

Each year, the Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business produces employment projections by industry, occupation, skill level and region for the following five-year period. These employment projections are designed to provide a guide to the future direction of the labour market, however, like all such exercises, they are subject to an inherent degree […]

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