Government announces new vocational education structures

Rebecca Howard
Thu, 01 Aug 2019

By Rebecca Howard Aug. 1 (BusinessDesk) - Up to seven industry-governed Workforce Development Councils will be formed by 2022 to help tackle skill shortages and a mismatch between training currently provided and the needs of employers, the government says. The new councils will replace and expand most of the roles of the existing industry training organisations. Through these councils, industry and employers will identify skills needs, set standards, approve qualifications and credentials, and influence funding decisions. “Vocational e...

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