South Australians are the best teachers and learners.

We train, attract and retain a diverse workforce which attracts industry.

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Primary Targets

92. Science, technology, engineering and mathematics qualifications

Increase the number of domestic students completing undergraduate qualifications in specified science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields of education by 15 percentage points to 3,600 students per annum by 2020

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Related Targets

28. Aboriginal leadership

Number of Aboriginal South Australians participating in community leadership and in community leadership development programs

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36. Labour productivity

Exceed Australia's average labour productivity growth rate through to 2020

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43. Defence industry

Increase defence and defence industry annual contribution to our economy to $2.5 billion and employment to 37 000 people by 2020 (Milestone of $2 billion and 28 000 people by 2013)

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49. Unemployment

Maintain equal or lower than the Australian average through to 2020

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52. Women

Have women comprising half of the public sector employees in the executive levels (including Chief Executives) by 2014 and maintain thereafter

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55. Apprentices

Increase the number of apprentice completions in trade occupations by 20% by 2020

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58. Online business

Increase the proportion of businesses that receive orders online from 24% to 40% by 2014 and continue growth each year to 2020

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88. Science and maths

By 2020, increase by 15% the number of students receiving an Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank or equivalent in at least one of the following subjects: mathematics, physics or chemistry

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95. Industry collaboration, research and development commercialisation

Increase to $650m total gross cumulative value of industry and other funding for research earned by universities and state-based publicly funded research institutions by 2020

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