December 10, 2021

A Fresh Look at Guidance Practitioner Professionalism

Cedefop has monitored quality assurance in guidance systems for over 20 years. Recently, it has embarked on updating its work on professionalism in career guidance, which goes back to 2009 when it published a study on professional standards and the design of a framework. Today, Cedefop’s online Inventory of lifelong guidance systems and practices, launched in 2020, […]

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December 7, 2021

National Skills Commission release – State of Australia’s Skills 2021

  The NSC report State of Australia’s Skills 2021: now and into the future finds the shape of Australia’s workforce is changing as our labour market responds to big forces like an ongoing shift to services and higher-skilled jobs, advances in technology and growing automation. A November Labour Market update has also been developed to support the report. Some […]

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November 29, 2021

KPMG Fourth Industrial Revolution Benchmark

The KPMG Fourth Industrial Revolution Benchmark is an annual study that seeks to shine a spotlight on corporate Australia’s levels of adoption of advanced and emerging Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT), Blockchain, robotics, quantum computing, 3D printing, nanotechnology, augmented reality, virtual reality, autonomous vehicles, digital twins, […]

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November 24, 2021

Turning little ripples into positive choices for our children’s future

Children’s decision-making is highly influenced by their home environment from a young age. A hero film and resources released today will make it easier for parents and carers to start a positive conversation with their children that help to broaden their aspirations, address gender biases, and contribute to their children’s development. The Career Industry Council of Australia (CICA) […]

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October 28, 2021

Career conversations: why it is important for students to talk about their futures in work with teachers, family and friends

The OECD Career Readiness project explores quantitative evidence to identify how teenage career-related activities and attitudes are linked to better adult employment outcomes. Evidence from multiple national longitudinal studies shows that secondary school students benefit by actively exploring their futures in work. One indicator of better employment outcomes is students reporting having career conversations with […]

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