New campaign aims to put Tasmanians on the right track to a great career

New campaign aims to put Tasmanians on the right track to a great career

The Tasmanian Government is aiming to build a pipeline of skilled Tasmanians, and to provide more career options through the launch of a new campaign called The Right TrackThe Right Track puts a spotlight on vocational education and training (VET) and encourages learners of all ages to try something new whether it’s a short course, qualification or apprenticeship in a range of careers, including early childhood education and care (ECEC).

The Industry View, part 1: skill standards – more than just a name

The Industry View, part 1: skill standards – more than just a name

One of the first priorities for the new National Cabinet Reform Committee on Skills, being the old Skills Ministers forum, is to identify a reform direction for Training Product Design and Development. In the first of four articles, I put forward industry’s view on what that reform could look like, and what path it should not go down.

The post-pandemic need for modern and high-quality vocational education and training

The post-pandemic need for modern and high-quality vocational education and training
The COVID-19 pandemic has had an impact on all of us; on our societies and economies and on every aspect of our lives. Employment and education are some of the hardest hit by the crisis, due to lockdowns and measures taken by governments to prevent the spread of the virus and its devastating consequences.

How we’re upskilling people for the future with micro-credentials

How we’re upskilling people for the future with micro-credentials

We often talk about how education – particularly short, targeted skill-building courses – will help plug major skills gaps in the Australian workforce. As a large employer in Australia we’re playing our part in giving our employees – and the broader population – access to new micro-credentials to help build their technology skills. Most recently we’ve done this in partnership with the UNSW Canberra Cyber centre of excellence.

Read more here: https://exchange.telstra.com.au/upskilling-with-micro-credentials/

Viewpoint: After COVID-19, Europe needs a fresh approach for vocational education and training

Viewpoint: After COVID-19, Europe needs a fresh approach for vocational education and training
Faced with the pandemic and an urgent need to re-skill, vocational learning needs to become more attractive, flexible and fit for the digital age and green transition, says the European Commissioner for jobs and social rights