Monthly Archives: September 2014

Industry Skills Fund update

$44 million youth streams announced under the Industry Skills Fund: Training for Employment Scholarships and Youth Employment Pathways The Government will invest in two new innovative training programs to enable young job seekers in regional communities to successfully get a …

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Entrepreneur’s Infrastructure Program update

Launch of Research Connections Element The Entrepreneur’s Infrastructure Programme offers easy to access advice, assistance and tailored support to small and medium enterprises to help them become more self-reliant, competitive and growth focused. The Program has three elements: Business Management, …

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Manufacturing Transitions Grant Programme: now open to applications

Applications are now open for the Manufacturing Transition Program. The $50 million Manufacturing Transition Program aims to help Australian manufacturing businesses become more competitive and sustainable. The national merit based program supports businesses to undertake capital investment projects to move …

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NFSS research: Stories from the field

You are invited to be a part of research titled ‘Stories From The Field’. The Stories From The Field presentation is being used across Australia to capture the stories of LLN and Foundation Skills teachers. It is all about capturing stories …

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Foundation skills professional development workshops

On behalf of the Australian Government, ACPET is offering to all RTO staff fully subsidised professional development opportunities to enhance your understanding and application of foundation skills within your day to day work. Do I really understand the ACSF and …

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NSW ALNC 2014 Conference ‘What’s in a name? From ABE to Foundation Skills – and beyond?’

12 December, Aerial Function Centre, UTS As adult education providers in NSW prepare for the implementation of the new Smart and Skilled policy environment, and further experience the impact of the National Foundation Skills Strategy for Adults, many adult literacy …

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Industry Skills Fund video

Craig Robertson from the Department of Industry explains the $476 million Industry Skills Fund. Latest updates available here.

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Resource: Digital Ready Digital Business Kit

      The Australian Communications Consumer Action Network has launched a Digital Ready Digital Business Kit and website targeted at Not for Profit organisations in the Arts, Recreation and Education services sector. The kit will enable organisations to take …

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Resource: Unlocking Workforce Potential

An employer guide to using the Australian Core Skills Framework in the workplace. Ai Group has developed an employer guide, Unlocking Workforce Potential, to assist companies dealing with workforce literacy and numeracy issues. The resource was developed through the AiGroup’s …

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Resource: What Works for LLN

Free online library of language, literacy and numeracy training and professional development videos   Ideas That Work has just released another 7 new LLN videos for the What Works for LLN training and professional development video library. These new videos contain more practical …

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