July 30, 2021

Global framework on core skills for life and work in the 21st century

The new International Labour Organization global framework reflects the ongoing transformations and the emerging opportunities in the world of work. The global framework on core skills for life and work in the 21st century contributes to ILO’s efforts in promoting personal and professional development for all, through lifelong learning. A thorough literature review of international […]

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July 16, 2021

New employment data provides trends and current figures for regions and occupation

The Nowcast of Employment by Region and Occupation — NERO — is a new experimental dataset developed by the National Skills Commission. NERO provides timely information on employment at detailed levels, including 355 occupations across 88 regions in Australia. Until now, data at this level of detail was only readily available once every five years […]

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June 30, 2021

National Skills Commission publishes the Skills Priority List

The National Skills Commission’s Skills Priority List (SPL) has been published and is now publicly available. The SPL provides a current labour market rating and a future demand rating for occupations nationally. Current labour market ratings are also available for occupations at a state and territory level. The SPL provides the backbone piece of labour […]

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June 17, 2021

We want to hear from you!

The National Careers Institute has commissioned the Career Industry Council of Australia (CICA) to undertake research, analysis and stakeholder consultation to determine the current usage and effectiveness of the Australian Blueprint for Career Development (the Blueprint), particularly in the context of increasing digital delivery of career guidance in Australia. The Blueprint is a multi-layered framework, around […]

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June 11, 2021

Thinking about the future: Career Readiness insights from national longitudinal surveys and from practice

This paper explores how teenage thinking about jobs and careers relates to adulthood labour market outcomes. The OECD working paper Career Ready? How schools can better prepare young people for working life in the era of COVID-19 identifies career certainty, alignment and ambition as relevant indicators related to career thinking. This paper extends analysis of […]

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