June 13, 2018

Unique Individuals, Broad Skills: Inquiry into School to Work Transition

On Wednesday 31 May 2017 the Committee adopted an inquiry referred by the Minister for Employment, Education and Training, Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham, asking the Committee to inquire into and report on how students are supported from school to work. The inquiry looked at ways to ensure students are supported from school to work by measuring […]

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June 8, 2018

Release of the Final Report – Improving retention, completion and success in higher education

Minister for Education and Training, Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham has released the Higher Education Standards Panel’s Final report: Improving retention, completion and success in higher education. The report makes 18 recommendations for Australia’s higher education community to help ensure students have the best chance of successfully completing their studies and transitioning into the workforce.  […]

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June 5, 2018

Mitchell Institute Report – More People are Required to Participate in VET

Since World War 2, successive Commonwealth and state governments have recognised that a well-educated population is essential to Australia’s economic and social wellbeing, and have put in place policies, systems and institutions to raise levels of participation in education at all levels.  Eighty-five per cent of young people now complete a full secondary education, and […]

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Labour Market for Apprentices Report

Check out the latest labour market for Apprentices Report 2017, published by the Department of Jobs and Small Business. Find all the information you need to know about apprenticeship vacancies, recruitment methods and employer expectations. Labour Market for Apprentices 2017_2

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May 13, 2018

The 15-24 Learner Journey Review in Scotland – Final Report

The Scotish Government last week released the final report into the review of the 15-24 Learner Journey. The 15 to 24 Learner Journey Review was set up in 2016 to consider the journey from the senior years of school leading to employment, including further and higher education, vocational training and apprenticeships. It focused on five […]

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