Breakfast seminar on tech sector-adapted education
The Swedish labour market suffers from a shortage of qualified competence, where the digital sector stands out with an estimated deficit of 70 000 ICT experts in 2022. The publicly financed education sector is not alone capable of delivering the competence needed. Is it time to break up the monolithic education system and put all professionally oriented education on the market, including academic education?
Program and contributors
Fredrik von Essen, Public Affairs Expert at IT&Telekomföretagen, presents a proposal for a government commission with an assignment to reform higher education.
Beatrice Silow, Manager of Communication and Culture at Sigma IT Consulting, and Fredrik Paring, CEO of Cilbuper IT on the challenges regarding cooperation with education providers:
Johan Magnusson, Associate Professor at the University of Gothenburg, and a representative for a vocational education institution on how public governance and funding could be designed to provide working life-adapted education.
Anna Johansson (MP Social Democratic party) and Michael Svensson (MP Moderate party) on if education policy can be adapted to the working life.
Hosted by: Business Region Göteborg, Connect Sverige, the University of Gothenburg, Swedish IT and Telecom Industries (IT&Telekomföretagen) and TechNordic.