Monthly Archives: August 2014

AWPN on LinkedIn

Join the AWPN’s LinkedIn group to discuss issues relevant to strengthening foundation skills in the workplace context.

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NCVER No Frills 2014 Conference presentations

Presentations from the 23rd National VET Research Conference ‘No Frills’ held in Melbourne on 9-11 July 2014 can now be accessed from VOCEDplus, NCVER’s tertiary education research database.

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National Financial Literacy Strategy 2014-17

The National Financial Literacy Strategy 2014-17 is led by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC). It sets out a national direction for financial literacy and provides a practical framework for action across the government, business, community and education sectors. …

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Department of Industry’s Industry Skills Fund webinars reminder

Don’t forget to register for the Department of Industry’s Industry Skills Fund webinars. Friday 29 August, 3 pm to 4 pm AEST – Open to all stakeholders Monday 1 September, 11 am to 12 pm AEST – Micro businesses only (0-4 employees) Tuesday …

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Master Builders Learning Support Consultant

The Master Builders Association of Victoria has an exciting opportunity for a Learning Support Consultant, to work within the learning team to coordinate and provide learning support to students undertaking study with Master Builders.  The position is for a 12 …

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AWPN PD Workshop – Brisbane, Friday 29 August 2014

An opportunity to listen to what’s happening in the funding domain and provide feedback In May 2014 the Australian Government abolished several funded training programs.  Since August 2013 little funding for workplace training has been released, e.g. the WELL program …

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Department of Industry’s Industry Skills Fund webinar details announced

The dates for the consultations which will be conducted via webinars have now been advertised on www.business.gov.au. These are as follows: Monday 25 August, 1.30 pm to 2.30 pm AEST – Open to all stakeholders Friday 29 August, 3 pm …

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Discussion Paper – Industry Skills Fund

A reminder about the Discussion Paper – Industry Skills Fund. Please have your say about this as there is no clear information about how workplace adult language, literacy and numeracy services/training might be delivered through the Industry Skills Fund in …

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AWPN Foundation Skills at Work Conference 2015

The AWPN is pleased to announce that the next AWPN conference will be held in Melbourne on the 18th, 19th  and 20th March 2015 in Melbourne. With a theme of ‘Foundation Skills at Work’, the conference will explore broad themes of interest …

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National Foundation Skills Strategy Project Newsletter

The National Foundation Skills Strategy (NFSS) Project 2014-2015 is a joint initiative by Australian governments to support priority action areas from the National Foundation Skills Strategy for Adults (The Strategy). NFSS Project builds on the 2013-2014 Foundation Skills Workforce Development (FSWD) Project, encompassing …

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