The Future of Work is Changing, and It’s Here Now
The changing world of work
The changing world of work demands employees think creatively, problem solve, communicate with others, express concepts – all native to creative practice. Creative practice encourages exploration, explores new techniques and methods.
Broadening existing employee skill sets enriches the next generation and creates a more self- sufficient local economy. It is important we access new opportunities in the 21st century economy.
Portfolio careers involve working with traditional industry as well as the creative sector. We will place creativity at the heart of the community.
Tourism, Arts and Culture in Taranaki
In 2017 NZ’s Tourism Industry contributed $14.5 billion to the economy, and forecasted growth is an increase to $41 billion by 2025. Taranaki is targeting increasing it’s current 2% market share.
NPDC appointed marketing and tourism consultants identified Arts & Culture as this regions main point of difference. The report also stated that if you help to enhance what artists are doing then that becomes a natural point of difference.
This represents a significant context for an innovation and creativity centre, and for the role of creativity and culture in the region.