Monthly Archives: January 2015

AWPN National Conference 2015 – Do you want to hear the latest news about VET Reform?

Join us at the 2015 AWPN National Conference 2015 pre-conference forum. The pre-conference forum will focus on Australian government policies, programs and projects showcasing a number of government initiatives relevant to our delegates. The Australian Government is overhauling the skills and …

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AWPN National Conference 2015 – Do you want to know more about federal government foundation skills initiatives?

Join us at the 2015 AWPN National Conference 2015 pre-conference forum. The pre-conference forum will focus on Australian government policies, programs and projects showcasing a number of government initiatives relevant to our delegates. The Department of Education and Training currently oversees …

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AWPN National Conference 2015 – Do you want to know more about the new Industry Skills Fund?

Join us at the 2015 AWPN National Conference 2015 pre-conference forum. The pre-conference forum will focus on Australian government policies, programs and projects showcasing a number of government initiatives relevant to our delegates. Rina Rose’meyer,  Manager, Industry Skills Victoria, AusIndustry – …

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Industry Skills Fund – Growth Stream

            The Industry Skills Fund – Growth Stream opens for applications on 19 January 2015. The $476 million Industry Skills Fund – Growth Stream (The Fund) is a key element in the Australian Government’s Industry …

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New Ministerial arrangements for VET

On 23 December 2014 Machinery of Government changes were announced. The Hon Christopher Pyne MP was sworn in as the Minister for Education and Training. Minister Pyne will be the Cabinet Minister responsible for Vocational Education and Training.     …

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AWPN National Conference 2015 – Do you want to find out more about digital literacy in the workplace?

Join us at the 2015 AWPN National Conference 2015. Ben Macklin, Director, Department of Communications, Public Private Partnerships, Department of Communications, will talk about Digital literacy – Creating technology, not consuming technology Digital literacy programs are moving beyond just providing …

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AWPN National Conference 2015 – Do you want to find out more about financial literacy in the workplace?

Join us at the 2015 AWPN National Conference 2015. Judith Waller, Consumer Educator, Financial Literacy, Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), will talk about Financial literacy: A skill for life. In today’s fast-paced consumer society, financial literacy is an essential life …

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AWPN National Conference 2015 – Do you want to find out more about STEM?

Join us at the 2015 AWPN National Conference 2015. The Chief Scientist, Professor Ian Chubb AC, will talk about how we can ensure a skilled workforce through high quality science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and training in VET. Australia’s Chief Scientist provides …

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Professional development – How do the L, L and N in LLN intersect? Some connections between language, literacy and numeracy

Webinar with Dave Tout, ACER 15th February, Time: 2:00pm – 3:30pm AEDT, $30 This presentation will look at some issues related to the teaching and learning of literacy and numeracy, especially at the relationship between these two core skills. How does …

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Digital literacy – Who uses the Internet, and what for?

As the Internet transforms the way people, businesses, and economies work, what policies do governments need to implement so that everyone benefits from the digital economy? Read the OECD report Measuring the Digital Economy: A New Perspective  

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