The Fourth Industrial Revolution: the implications of technological disruption for Australian VET

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Disruptive technologies are influencing the demand for skills in many occupations. This report provides insights into the potential implications for vocational education and training (VET) of 'disruptive technologies' associated with Industry 4.0 from the perspective of industry (technology users) and innovators (technology producers). The research found that there are barriers that prevent VET from better developing the skills required for disruptive technologies. These include: the lack of integration between the VET and higher education sectors; resourcing constraints and continual...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Providers of education and training; Technology; Industry

Keywords: Technological change; Skill needs; Barrier; Education and training needs; Workplace change; Future; Case study

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2018

Physical description: 54 p.

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https://www.ncver.edu.au/research-and-statistics/publications/all-publications/the-fourth-industrial-revolution-the-implications-of-technological-disruption-for-australian-vet

Also called: The Fourth Industrial Revolution: the implications of technological disruption for Australian vocational education and training

ISBN: 9781925717204

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 131.11

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