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Newsroom article | 22 May 2020

To help celebrate National Careers Week, a number of career development practitioners are sharing their top career tips through a series of videos.

Announcement | 22 May 2020

Announcement | 22 May 2020

Newsroom article | 21 May 2020

National Careers Week provides a timely opportunity for students to consider their future career. One avenue to explore options is through the Australian Government’s Future Ready: A student focused National Career Education Strategy.

Newsroom article | 20 May 2020

While all young people have vocational learning needs, young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in metropolitan, regional and remote locations face particular challenges and barriers to completion of secondary studies and engagement in vocational education and training.

Announcement | 18 May 2020

The Disability Standards for Education 2005 (the Standards) clarify and elaborate the legal obligations of education authorities and providers across the whole of education, including preschool/kindergartens, school, vocational education and training, and higher education. The Standards seek to ensure that students with disability can access and participate in education on the same basis as other students.

Announcement | 15 May 2020

Due to the changing environment as a result of COVID-19, the sixth meeting of the New Employment Services Trial Reference Group was a shortened meeting held via teleconference on 30 April 2020.

Newsroom article | 15 May 2020

Innovative service delivery is helping ParentsNext participants achieve their education goals and build their personal support networks even during shutdown.

Announcement | 15 May 2020

Innovative service delivery is helping ParentsNext participants achieve their education goals and build their personal support networks even during shutdown.

Newsroom article | 14 May 2020

The Department of Education, Skills and Employment is progressively releasing reports on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on Australian businesses and their staffing levels.

Announcement | 13 May 2020

Department of Education, Skills and Employment releases the May edition of the Monthly Leading Indicator of Employment.

Announcement | 7 May 2020

Newsroom article | 5 May 2020

The first round of the Australian Government’s Commonwealth Scholarships Program for Young Australians has offered over 50 scholarships to young people undertaking Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualifications in regional areas with high youth unemployment.

Newsroom article | 30 April 2020

Regional University Centres enable students in rural, regional and remote Australia to access higher education without having to leave their community.

Newsroom article | 24 April 2020

Vocational education and training, or VET gets students out of the classroom and into the real world, with hands-on experience and real-world skills to help them pursue a wide array of careers.

Announcement | 22 April 2020

The fourth meeting of the New Employment Services Trial Reference Group was held in Adelaide on 20 February 2020.

Announcement | 22 April 2020

Due to the changing environment as a result of COVID-19, the fifth meeting of the New Employment Services Trial Reference Group was a shortened meeting held via teleconference on 18 March 2020.

Members discussed the proposed approach for the licensing system and procurement of providers under the new Employment Services Model. Members noted that many aspects of the licensing system are still under development and that extensive consultation with stakeholders is scheduled to take place later in 2020.

Announcement | 21 April 2020

Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash, today announced changes to the popular Career Transition Assistance (CTA) program.

Newsroom article | 21 April 2020

The Department of Education, Skills and Employment has released a report on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on Australian businesses.

Newsroom article | 17 April 2020

A $5.1 million investment to deliver pathways into STEM qualifications in Australian schools is reaping results.

Newsroom article | 16 April 2020

The Department of Education, Skills and Employment analysed a combination of Census, tax, welfare, health and education data from Australian government agencies to find that higher education can lead to a healthier lifestyle.

Newsroom article | 15 April 2020

With registered training organisations (RTOs) in Australia listed on the My Skills website, students can decide which provider is the right one for them by selecting one that best suits their training needs.

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