In a bid to extend cybersecurity skills and capabilities, Fortinet has extended the availability of its free, self-paced Network Security Expert (NSE) training courses.
The Australian Government will extend grant agreements for programs providing support, training and education for services and individuals caring for people living with dementia.
Read more here: https://www.health.gov.au/ministers/senator-the-hon-richard-colbeck/media/44-million-to-extend-dementia-training-education-and-support
Indigenous Australians, mature-aged and young people amongst those to be trained and employed as data analysts in push to close digital skills gap with diverse talent .
Read more here: https://dynamicbusiness.com.au/topics/news/indigenous-australians-mature-aged-and-young-people-first-to-be-trained-in-digital-skills-push.html
The best and the brightest in Australia’s vocational education and training (VET) sector have been recognised for their excellence, hard work and dedication at the 2020 Australian Training Awards.
The government’s modern manufacturing plan requires a national, industry-linked vocational education sector to replace the existing state-based
mess.Read more here: https://www.afr.com/policy/economy/a-nation-that-makes-things-must-first-fix-broken-training-system-20201021-p567bv
Youth unemployment was a global concern even before the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Now it threatens to become a crisis as millions worldwide lose their jobs in the economic fallout from the virus. The impact is being felt significantly in poorer countries, according to the International Labour Organization. But as politicians struggle to create policies to get people back to work, could a new study based in Rwanda offer some hope for a solution?
Read more here: https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/10/rwanda-youth-unemployment-training-cash-payments-study/
The PM has flagged changes to the funding model of the training system which sees $1.5 billion of federal cash flow to state governments annually for skills and training.
Industry will be at the forefront of designing a new national training system to be more responsive to [its] particular skills needs” while helping “ensure that employers have confidence in the quality of VET graduates”, according to the government.