Monthly Archives: April 2015

Resource – Foundation skills for automotive

Available on the ASA Learning Hub is a recording of a two-part professional development webinar that presents what foundation skills are and what we know about them in the Australian population. It discusses their importance on the job in the …

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Report – UK employer views on Functional Skills qualifications

UK employers are in favour of qualifications which provide practical maths and English skills, new research has found.  This study showed that 47% of larger employers know about Functional Skills. 87% of these value them for their approach to applied …

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Industry Growth Centres update

          The Industry Growth Centres Initiative (the Initiative) is the centrepiece of the Government’s new industry policy direction and part of the Industry Innovation and Competitiveness Agenda. It will lift competitiveness and productivity by focusing on …

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Resources – Real success stories

Real stories of how Tasmania’s 26TEN has helped people.
Watch videos of Maree’s Story, Nathan’s Story , Brian’s Story and Tom’s Story

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Numeracy PD workshops in Tasmania

26TEN is proud to be presenting an introductory numeracy workshop for literacy and numeracy practitioners in Hobart, Burnie and Launceston to be conducted by Dave Tout. The workshop will be a practical session which explore issues related to the teaching …

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Resource – Boat notes

Kimberley Training Institute in partnership with the Kimberley Land Council and the Bardi Jawi Rangers has developed Boat Notes, an online educational resource designed to support students undertaking maritime studies in Northern Australia. Boat Notes supports Aboriginal people in attaining …

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Report on low level qualifications

Role of lower-level qualifications in Australia’s vocational education and training system Chandra Shah, Michael Long, Kate Perkins & Justin Brown, March 2015 Key messages: Lower-level qualifications have multiple roles and are designed to meet both industry needs and social goals. …

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Employment opportunity – Train2Learn

Contract position with Train 2 Learn, a diploma/bachelor of education is highly desirable. The position is for two days a week, Wednesday and Thursday from 9.30am to 3.30pm (teaching 9:30am-2:30pm, plus one hour paid for preparation and paperwork). The training …

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Media Release – Foundation Skills Must Be Supported

On the 20th March 2015, Sharon Bird MP, Shadow Minister for Vocational Education, Member for Cunningham, New South Wales, published this media release… In her address to the Australian Workplace Practitioners’ Network (AWPN) National Conference 2015 today Sharon Bird, Shadow …

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AWPN National Conference 2015 – Transcripts

            Thank you to everyone who participated in and contributed to the AWPN National Conference 2015. Over the next few weeks we will be adding the presentation notes to the AWPN website. In the meantime, …

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