February 3, 2017

Research into the non-technical capabilities needed for successful participation in work and further study

To support the implementation of the Australian Government’s Preparing Secondary Students for Work framework, Ithaca Group researched the non-technical capabilities required by young people to transition to further education and work. The reports Everybody’s Core Business – Research into the non-technical capabilities needed for successful participation in work and further study and the supporting literature review, Everybody’s Core Business […]

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February 2, 2017

GTA name change to National Apprentice Employment Network

Australia’s group training peak body, Group Training Australia, has changed its name to the National Apprentice Employment Network (NAEN), in a move which better reflects its role and function. The National Executive Officer of NAEN Ms Lauren Tiltman said the change of name and logo is designed to more accurately reflect the organisation’s activities in […]

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December 9, 2016

New Labour Market Information Portal Relaunched

The Labour Market Information Portal (LMIP) has recently re-launched after undergoing a major redesign to make it easier to find the information you need. Key improvements include an enhanced content navigation tool, a new interactive map and an Employment Region channel to provide up-to-date labour market information for 51 employment regions across Australia. For help with navigating […]

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December 2, 2016

Higher Education Standards Panel on Improving the Transparency of Higher Education Admissions.

Higher Education Standards Panel on Improving the Transparency of Higher Education Admissions have released their final report. In February 2016, Minister Birmingham asked the Higher Education Standards Panel to advise him on options to improve the transparency of higher education student admissions, while minimising regulatory burden. On 6 April 2016 a consultation paper Higher Education Standards Panel […]

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November 24, 2016

FYA Releases “The New Work Mindset” report

The New Work Mindset analysed more than 2.7 million job advertisements to reveal 7 new job clusters in the Australian economy where the required skills are closely related and more portable than previously thought. When a person trains for or works in one job, they acquire skills for 13 other jobs. FYA CEO, Jan Owen […]

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