The changing world of work and young people with disability
The changing world of work will benefit people with disability if given the right supports including skill development, career education and pathway planning.
PricewaterhouseCooper Australia (PwC) suggest that 44% or 5.1 million current Australian jobs are at risk of digital disruption in 20 years and 75% of the fastest growing occupations require STEM skills.
Leading economists PwC suggests that, “We are at a critical point in time. Australia needs to foster a nation of innovation to ensure our children, businesses and economy prosper in the long term. We need to equip our children with 21st century skills, to enable them to think, solve, create, persist, sort and share. Above all, we need to encourage them to remain curious, imaginative and passionate.