Matching supply of and demand for skills: international perspectives
AbstractThe aim of this research was to identify approaches used by a select number of overseas countries - the United Kingdom, China, Singapore, Norway and Germany - in their attempts to match the supply of skills with current and projected skill needs. The study focuses on the mechanisms used by, or on behalf of, governments to influence the formal and informal processes and outcomes of skills formation. This includes the management and direction of VET systems, financing and other levers that influence the type, amount and location of training and other skills-formation processes. The research found that countries use a mixture of three types of strategies to attempt to align the supply of skills with current and future needs: state regulated; regulated through agreements between the social partners, that is, industry, unions and government; and market regulation.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by National Institute of Labour Studies in its journal Australian Bulletin of Labour.
Volume (Year): 35 (2009)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
Note: Keating, J., 2009. Matching supply of and demand for skills: international perspectives. Australian Bulletin of Labour, Vol. 35 No. 3, pp. 528-560.
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Global perspective; Employment; Vocational education; Labour force; Skills and training;
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