Skills for the future


NSW STEM Foundation

We will create a NSW STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Foundation to support excellence, diversity and retention in STEM.

Working closely with industry and education providers, we will develop programs to attract more diverse, high-potential students into STEM higher and vocational education, and retain high-performing students in NSW STEM industries.

NSW future skills

In this new initiative to prepare students for a changing world, we will identify opportunities to increase participation in STEM subjects and support students studying Asian languages. We will also scope opportunities to develop entrepreneurship and better understand how to improve student outcomes.

Jobs for the Future

We will implement the Jobs for the Future Strategy, which includes initiatives for meeting the skills needed for tomorrow.

Jobs for NSW

We’ll implement a $190 million investment in Jobs for NSW, a private sector-led, NSW Government-backed initiative that aims to make the NSW economy as competitive as possible and drive the Premier’s number one priority; creating jobs.

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