April 13, 2019

VET for secondary school students: acquiring an array of technical and non-technical skills

The role of vocational education and training (VET) in preparing secondary school students for employment, further training and the changing world of work has long been a topic of interest among employers, educationalists and policymakers. More recent attention has also been on VET’s role in assisting in the development of non-technical skills (for example, employability […]

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March 29, 2019

Release of Department of Jobs and Small Business’ workforce shortage research results

The Department of Jobs and Small Business has released the 2018 results of its ongoing workforce shortage research. This is a regular, six monthly update on the Department’s website at The detailed release of the research results includes: a large number of occupational reports analysing the labour market for trades workers (including engineering, automotive, construction, […]

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March 4, 2019

The Future of Work: An analysis of the impact of technology on careers education.

Supported by Education and Employers, CASCAID has launched their latest report The Future of Work, which explores the impact of technology on young people’s expectations of work and careers education. The report includes new analysis of data from CASCAID’s career education platform, Kudos, which is actively used by over 2,000 schools. The report compares the results of skills […]

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March 3, 2019

CICA Launches Revised Professional Standards

The revised Professional Standards for Australian Career Development Practitioners has been released after an extensive consultation process with career development practitioners and CICA Member Associations. Click here to download your copy.

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February 23, 2019

Employment Opportunity – James Cook University

The College of Arts, Society and Education (CASE) at James Cook University is currently seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Guidance & Counselling, Career Development, & Education at our Townsville campus to teach in its postgraduate programs. The appointee will: teach in their discipline areas. The appointee will support community engagement and work collaboratively […]

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