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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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Foundation Skills Assessment Tool (FSAT) trials

Free feedback on learner’s core skills – participate in trials of the new Foundation Skills Assessment Tool (FSAT) ACER is developing the free and comprehensive Foundation Skills Assessment Tool (FSAT) for the Department of Industry. Trials of FSAT have now …

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Report – The importance of advanced physical and mathematical sciences to the Australian economy

This report was commissioned by the Office of the Chief Scientist and the Australian Academy of Science and produced by the Centre for International Economics (CIE). The report combines the expertise of Australia’s scientific community with that of business and …

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Report – Inter-generational report 2015

Intergenerational Reports detail demographic and economic changes in Australia, and are compiled every five years. The 2015 Intergenerational Report provides us with an insight into some of the challenges that we will face over the next 40 years and the …

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