Read the Case Study on Businesses estimate skills shortage of 54,000 jobs in NSW and answer the following question:
With reference to the recent media article below as well as your own knowledge and research, analyse the government’s recent decision to cut the Visa 457 program. In your analysis, consider the following:
i) What were the pros and cons of the use of Visa 457? Include a range of stakeholder perspectives in this part of your answer;
ii) To what extent do employers have an ethical responsibility to invest in training the local workforce?
Compare and contrast the 70:20:10 model of workplace learning with traditional models of workplace training and development. What advantages does 70:20:10 provide in relation to aligning learning with business strategies and outcomes?