Bridging the skills gap: Delivering SA's future workforce

Bridging the skills gap: delivering SA's future workforce

Nov 12
Join your fellow Trustees at this afternoon tea as the Training Advocate, Renee Hindmarsh details the approach of her office to the training requirements of the future in South Australia.


Renee Hindmarsh, Training Advocate, Office of the Training Advocate

Event overview

Much has been said and written about the changing nature of work, the impact of Industry 4.0, and how that will impact careers and jobs in the future. In the South Australian context, there are emerging industries that will require new skills and changing technology that is shaping the workforce needs of existing industries.

Renee Hindmarsh will share an insight, based on available data, into current and emerging opportunities for the training sector and discuss the state’s strengthened collaborative approach toward responding to the skills needs for the future.

This briefing is by invitation only to CEDA Trustees. Trustees are senior leaders nominated by CEDA member organisations. At CEDA boardroom briefings Trustees hear from an informed, expert guest speaker in a private, small group setting. Invitations to boardroom briefings are a valued benefit of CEDA membership. Chatham House Rule applies.

Meet the speaker

Renee Hindmarsh
Training Advocate, Office of the Training Advocate

Renee is South Australia’s Training Advocate, a position she has held since early 2019. In this role, Renee is focused on SA’s skills needs and is committed to enhancing South Australia’s human capital through post-secondary training and skills development.

The Office of the Training Advocate is a statutory office that provides independent and confidential services to help people navigate the training system and understand their rights and obligations. It also monitors the training system.

Prior to this role, Renee was CEO of the Australian Technology Network of Universities where she drove collaboration between Australia’s technology universities to improve outcomes for graduates and strengthen links with industry. Renee has an extensive background working in senior executive and advisory positions in higher education and the Australian Government.

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