WAVE in 2016

Read about WAVE’s activities over the last year

WAVE in 2014

Read about WAVE’s activities in 2014.

CEDA report on VET

The September report for the Committee for Economic Development for Australia (CEDA) on vocational education and training.  The report contains significant recommendations for change CEDA VET Report August...

Boost skills for jobs and well-being (Video)

The low-skilled are more likely than others to be unemployed, have bad health and earn much less, according to the latest OECD Survey of Adult Skills which has tested more than 200,000 16 to 65 year-olds in 33 countries. Countries with greater inequality in skills proficiency also have higher income inequality. Source: The Global Public-Private Knowledge Sharing Platform on Skills for Employment (Global KSP)...

Why do skills matter? (video)

In today’s increasingly globalized world, skills matter. A skilled workforce is a key to unlocking the door to economic prosperity and building more inclusive societies. This video describes how countries can help individuals get the skills they need for the jobs of today and tomorrow. It also highlights a new resource tool for sharing information from credible sources on what works in skills development: The Global Public-Private Skills for Employment Knowledge Sharing Platform. Source: The Global Public-Private Knowledge Sharing Platform on Skills for Employment (Global KSP)...

Education and training in a changing world: What skills do we need? (Video)

What skills do learners need in today’s world? While academic skills have often been the focus of education systems, other skills that help us to better learn to live together and prepare us for the world of work must not be underestimated. This video highlights key messages on the importance of these skills, such as critical thinking, creativity, teamwork and empathy among many others, as we enter a new era for Education 2030: towards inclusive and quality education and lifelong learning for all. Source: The Global Public-Private Knowledge Sharing Platform on Skills for Employment (Global KSP)...