Location

Hong Kong Conventional & Exhibition Centre

Source Publication

IVETA 2000 Conference Proceedings

Description

The world is changing fast these days. Globalisation of economies and rapid technological change critically affects all countries. The education and training systems in all countries have had difficulties in keeping up with the pace of change, yet it is vital that they do so. Some of the key technical skills we will need in 20 years time do not yet exist. This poses tremendous problems and challenges for the provision of education and training (VET). Several new research studies released by the Australian National Centre for Vocational Education Research have examined the implications of the globalisation and the changing nature of work on vocational education and training. A key finding is that policies to further promote lifelong learning will be fundamental if nation’s are to respond to the challenges from globalisation to develop the new skills needed to maximise economic potential.

Document Type

Conference Paper

 
Aug 6th, 12:00 AM

The impact of globalisation and the changing nature of work on vocational education and training

Hong Kong Conventional & Exhibition Centre

The world is changing fast these days. Globalisation of economies and rapid technological change critically affects all countries. The education and training systems in all countries have had difficulties in keeping up with the pace of change, yet it is vital that they do so. Some of the key technical skills we will need in 20 years time do not yet exist. This poses tremendous problems and challenges for the provision of education and training (VET). Several new research studies released by the Australian National Centre for Vocational Education Research have examined the implications of the globalisation and the changing nature of work on vocational education and training. A key finding is that policies to further promote lifelong learning will be fundamental if nation’s are to respond to the challenges from globalisation to develop the new skills needed to maximise economic potential.