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Micro-credentials platform to aid workforce transformation

by Jack Le Guay •
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As COVID-19 accelerates changes to the future of work and Fourth Industrial Revolution, the need to quickly reskill and train workers has become a priority for governments globally as many look to ‘Build Back Better’1.

Workforce transformation, often framed in the context of job losses due to automation and digitalisation, is a complex issue for governments to address both within public sectors and the broader economy. For example, the rapid rate of digital change in the education sector has called into question the adequacy of existing pedagogical models, which can often treat tertiary education, such as a bachelor’s degree or traineeship, as one-offs.

The federal government has taken steps to address these issues with the creation of the National Credentials Platform (NCP).

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Jurisdiction
  • Federal
Category
  • IT Services
Sector
  • Education
  • Finance & Services
  • Health
  • Human Services
  • Industry & Investment
  • PM / Premier & Cabinet
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Tags
  • future learning
  • future of work
  • National Credentials Platform
  • workforce transformation
  • skills shortage
  • platforms