Enabling Learning for Life: New Realities for Work and Education
To stay current, learners need easy, continuous access to affordable, relevant and industry-aligned learning that they can start and complete as they need to develop their skills. Often, they need that learning delivered while they continue to work. However, our current systems of education and workforce development remain in the early stages of adapting to workforce changes.
For continuous upskilling to become the norm, three things must happen:
- Higher education institutions must think creatively to develop new models that serve adult learners.
- Employers must invest in ongoing employee skills development.
- And governments must step up to provide financial support and help learners identify quality options for ongoing upskilling.
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