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AWPN workshop slides – Industry Skills Fund update

At the Victorian AWPN workshop on 14th August 2015, Rina Rose’meyer from the Australian Department  of Education and Training provided an update on the Industry Skills Fund. Download here presentation slides here.     Rina Rose’meyer is Manager, Industry Skills Victoria, in …

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AWPN workshop slides – Meet an Industry Skills Advisor

At the Victorian AWPN workshop on 14th August 2015, Garry Thomas from the Australian Industry Group spoke about the role of an Industry Skills Adviser. Download here presentation slides here. Garry Thomas commenced as a Skills Adviser with the Ai …

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AWPN workshop slides – The challenges for foundation skills in the 21st century: moving forward

At the Victorian AWPN workshop on 14th August 2015, Demmi Paris from IBSA spoke about the challenges for foundation skills in the 21st century. Download here presentation slides here.   Demmi Paris- Industry Manager IBSA, has  responsibility for two portfolios …

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The National Centre Symposium 2015

7-8 July, Wellington, New Zealand Flying higher: Literacy and Numeracy in the tertiary sector and workforce / E rere e: te tuhituhi me te tatau i te m?tauranga matua me te w?hi mahi. The National Centre’s 2015 Symposium will be …

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National Office contact for resource and strategic projects

There are a number of WELL Program Resource Projects and Strategic Projects, funded prior to the closure of the WELL Program, that are still in progress. If you are managing one of these projects, the contact at National Office is Eleanora Holmes, Assistant …

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Participate in trials of the new Foundation Skills Assessment Tool (FSAT)

Do you want to know more about your learners’ work related skills or LLN skills? The Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) is developing the comprehensive Foundation Skills Assessment Tool (FSAT) for the Australian Government. The FSAT is mapped against …

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Australian Training Awards – less than two weeks to go!

The Australian Training Awards are the peak, national awards for the vocational education and training (VET) sector, recognising individuals, businesses and registered training organisations for their contribution to skilling Australia. Watch this short video explaining the benefits of applying for …

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2015 MSA Rilda Mossop Innovation Study Award – applications extended

Applications have been extended for our 2015 MSA Rilda Mossop Innovation Study Award due to technical issues. You now have until 4pm, Friday 29th May 2015 to submit your application. In honour of the ever dynamic and problem solving Rilda …

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Report: A smart move – future-proofing Australia’s workforce by growing skills in STEM

PwC’s report, A smart move – future proofing Australia’s workforce by growing skills in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), argues the case for growing the STEM workforce and identifies the benefits and impact on businesses and the Australian economy broadly. Download …

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ACAL Conference – Call for presenters extension

        ACAL seeks relevant, current, informative and captivating sessions on issues and practices that relate to LLN in VET, ACE or industry.  ACAL strongly encourage researchers, practitioners and providers to consider submitting an abstract. In preparing their …

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