Labor to create Jobs and Skills agency if it wins election in 2022

Labor to create Jobs and Skills agency if it wins election in 2022

The Federal Election is still more than 18 months away, but Labor Leader Anthony Albanese sent a clear pitch to locals last week: an elected Labor will invest in skill shortages in the west. Mr Albanese attended the Lendlease Skilling & Employment Centre in St Marys last Thursday, alongside Senator Tony Sheldon to acknowledge that training and jobs are critical to Australia’s economic recovery.

Advanced apprenticeships will boost skills for future jobs, but not in time to counter COVID impacts

Advanced apprenticeships will boost skills for future jobs, but not in time to counter COVID impacts

The Australian government has released a series of manufacturing industry policies in the lead-up to the October 6 budget. Yesterday, Prime Minister Scott Morrison spoke about a A$1.5 billion strategy to strengthen Australian manufacturing and supply chains. Last week, Education Minister Dan Tehan announced a A$7.2 million extension of advanced apprenticeship pilot programs across the country to teach students the high-level, specialist knowledge and skills they’ll need for industry jobs of the future.

 

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.

India and Australia further Strengthens their Partnership on Skilling Agenda

India and Australia further Strengthens their Partnership on Skilling Agenda

Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship(MSDE) and High Commission of Australia holds meeting for Cooperation in Vocational Education and Training. In an endeavor to support Vocational Education and Training (VET) in India and Australia, the Union Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Dr. MahendraNath Pandey and Mr. Barry O’Farrell, Australian High Commissioner, today participatedin a virtual meeting to operationalize & implementCooperation in VET to promote development of occupational standards in priority industry sectors.  

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