Training providers and employers aren't adapting fast enough to meet the skill needs thrown up by the fourth industrial revolution.
In April 2019, the government-commissioned Joyce review made 71 recommendations to reform the VET sector. Here's what the report said, and what the government is doing about it.
From the biggest 'wicked' problems on down, finding solutions to challenges depends on working together collaboratively. Students think they're good at this, but they aren't. Here's what could help.
South Africa's universities are doing well on technology transfer. But the rest of the continent is lagging behind.
The government's ambitious plans for T-levels might struggle to get off the ground given that further education colleges are already short of 20,000 staff.
Tech companies that have been wary to hire anyone over 30 are missing out on skilled workers.
The prospect of a post-Brexit talent exodus and the ongoing productivity puzzle underline the urgency of developing homegrown talent.
Be careful how you reward success. Was it achieved through hard-earned skill or just a lucky break?
To what degree do pupils belong to or in a school?
The subject of Technology can be used to support and develop pupils' entrepreneurial skills.
If there are more directors with common skills on boards, then they are more likely to communicate effectively.
Growth in high-skilled jobs is highest in Australian cities and for the country its low-skilled jobs.
Worries about the loss of low-skilled labour risk obscuring a genuine flaw in the UK economy at the upper end of the scale.
To stimulate innovation in the agriculture sector education and training is in dire need of substantial reform for greater integration, cooperation and accountability.
Migration may help to pay Western pensions, but life is hard for those left behind.
Canadian firms say there's a dire shortage of skilled workers. But recent studies suggest they're not investing in training, apparently expecting universities to train their employees for them.
Turns out learning a musical instrument really could benefit your child, in more ways than you might think.
While South Africa's youth unemployment is a structural matter, the country must find ways to alleviate the challenges in the short-term.
Turns out children don't necessarily become smarter just because they have learned how to play the piano or sing in a choir.
It could be you.