|Title||The Future at Work – a Strategic Framework for Workforce Development in Southern Adelaide|
|Client||Southern Metropolitan Employment and Skills Formation Network and the Cities of Onkaparinga and Marion|
|Researchers||Associate Professor John Spoehr, Dr Kate Barnett, Eric Parnis|
While workforce development is attracting significant policy interest world-wide, it is usually undertaken at a State-wide or industry-wide or enterprise level. Examples of regional workforce development initiatives are much rarer (certainly in Australia).
In the Southern Region, it was recognised that there was a need to develop a more sustainable industry structure while taking advantage of the projected population growth (exceeding the State average) that is expected for the region. In order to ensure that opportunities can be realised and challenges managed, a planned approach to industry development was seen as critical. One aspect of this development involves the region’s workforce. The WISeR was commissioned to research and design the Southern Region Workforce Development Strategic Framework which is focused on four targeted industry sectors:
|Links||The Future at Work: Foundations for Workforce Development in Southern Adelaide: Strategic Framework - February 2008|