The NSW Government will on September 25 launch TAFE NSW’s $154 million Digital Technology Hub at Meadowbank in Sydney.
Opposition leader Peter Malinauskas and his entire Labor party have voted against legislation to significantly reform and modernise South Australia’s training system.
Vice-Chancellors from Australia’s six dual-sector universities have today released their response to the interim report of the Productivity Commission’s review of the National Agreement on Skills and Workforce Development (NASWD).
The pace of technological change triggered by COVID-19 is unprecedented. Businesses are looking to digitalisation and automation to drive growth as economies recover from the impacts of the pandemic. To meet the demands of this accelerated technological change, with the added complication of border closures, business needs to shift its focus to reskilling and upskilling employees. Inaction is not an option. What Australia needs now is a business-led recovery that’s built on upskilling and supported by government initiatives.
The Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF) will pay costs of learners of all ages to undertake vocational education and training and target support for areas of study and training that will give learners better employment prospects as New Zealand recovers from the coronavirus pandemic.
Read more here: https://www.miragenews.com/release-of-initial-list-of-supported-training-to-aid-covid-19-recovery/
The state government in South Australia is providing financial assistance to VET providers to the tune of $16 million which will support non-government training providers in their critical role of meeting the skills needs of the state, to adapt and remain viable as the impacts of COVID-19 continue to evolve.
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.