May 18, 2020

Career Development Vital for a Post COVID-19 Labour Market Revival

Career development practitioners are well-positioned to support Australians eager to return to work as governments start to open the economy back up. In a time of increased unemployment, career practitioners working in all sectors of the industry are focused on helping Australians build their self-awareness, labour market awareness and the skills they will require to […]

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National Careers Week 2020 – more critical than ever says Minister

National Careers Week 2020 is an opportunity for Australians to consider the benefits of vocational education and training (VET) to launch or future proof their careers and help them come through uncertain times in a stronger position. Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash, said National Careers Week 2020 […]

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May 11, 2020

LMIP update 11 May 2020

The Labour Market Information Portal has been updated with a range of new data and research insights, including information relating to the labour market impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 Information *Reminder* COVID-19 information has been moved from the Special Topics Reports page to a new COVID-19 Information channel, which contains all the latest information […]

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May 7, 2020

The Department of Education, Skills and Employment – This is what we heard – Skills Package co-design consultation summaries

As a follow up to last year’s national co-design consultation workshops on the National Skills Commission, Skills Organisations and National Careers Institute, today The Department of Education, Skills and Employment published This is what we heard summaries and online submissions on the department’s website and the National Careers Institute’s e-Hub. The more than 800 people who […]

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May 4, 2020

Experts report on impact of coronavirus crisis on lifelong guidance in Europe

Cedefop invited experts from its CareersNet network to provide an initial assessment of how the coronavirus health emergency has affected the delivery of career and lifelong guidance in their country or region. Responses suggest a seismic shift towards online learning and guidance delivery. The situation on guidance support in many countries was described as unstable […]

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