We are really delighted to have been invited to speak at a joint workshop being held by the Australian Department of Education and Training and the OECD. The ‘Engaging Employers in Skills Development for the 21st Century: Joint Australian Government and OECD Workshop’ will be held in Adelaide over 2 to 3 June.
Our Managing Director, Barbara Macnish, has been invited to participate in the session Local strategies for improving employer engagement in apprenticeships and other work-based training opportunities. Miles Morgan has recently completed a case study ‘Innovative Approaches to Attracting and Retaining Apprentices in Western Australia’, which focuses on the approach being taken by Australian construction company, the ABN Group, to attract and retain high calibre apprentices and support them on the journey to become small business owners in their own right.
Miles Morgan is one of only 9 organisations selected globally by the Paris-based Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the United Nation’s International Labour Organization (ILO) to write a chapter for a their upcoming publication Engaging Employers in Apprenticeship Opportunities. Our case study ‘Innovative Approaches to Attracting and Retaining Apprentices in Western Australia’ will be feature in this OECD’s upcoming publication.