European Vocational Skills Week: ‘VET for Green and Digital Transitions’

European Vocational Skills Week: ‘VET for Green and Digital Transitions'
The European Vocational Skills Week 2020 will take place digitally across the European Union from 9 to 13 November 2020. It is organised by the European Commission in partnership with the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, as part of the German Presidency of the Council of the EU. This fifth edition encourages people of all ages to discover their talent and develop their skills in line with labour market needs through vocational education and training (VET), an important sector for economic and social recovery in the COVID-19 context.

JobTrainer to get more Tasmanians work-ready

JobTrainer to get more Tasmanians work-ready

Applications will open this weekend for the $21 million JobTrainer Fund which provides fee-free, nationally-recognised training in sectors with an identified need for more skilled workers and represents up to 7000 additional placements for Tasmanians.

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Budget aims to boost apprenticeships

Budget aims to boost apprenticeships

Budget aims to boost apprenticeships

Business groups have given the Morrison government’s $1.2 billion apprenticeship package the thumbs up, the latest initiative in a barrage of announcements over the past week heading into Tuesday’s budget.

Want to build skills and inclusivity? It’s all about peer power

Want to build skills and inclusivity? It's all about peer power
In order to recover and rebuild after record losses and unemployment, businesses need to reskill and upskill their staff. Skills such as adaptability, agility, communications and more are at the top of the list of needs, in addition to some technical skills that can help companies boost their operations with a newly remote workforce.