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05 March, 2015
Industry Skills Fund Youth Stream Programmes
Businesses and community organisations can now apply for support to boost the skills of youth under youth stream pilot programmes through the Industry Skills Fund. Assistant Minister for Education and Training, Senator Simon Birmingham today named the regions where youth unemployment will be tackle... Read more 2015, Training, Education, Industry Skills Fund, Youth Stream, Youth Employment Pathways

25 February, 2015
New Laws to Strengthen VET Standards
Legislation will be introduced into Parliament today to further crack down on unscrupulous Vocational Education and Training (VET) providers and improve training quality. Assistant Minister for Education and Training Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham said the National Vocational Education and Train... Read more 2015, Training, VET, VET FEE-HELP, ASQA

24 February, 2015
Targeted audits of Registered Training Organisations(RTOs) will address allegations of unscrupulous marketing and other practices intended to exploit the Australian Government’s VET FEE-HELP program. Assistant Minister for Education and Traini... Read more 2015, VET, VET FEE-HELP, ASQA, RTO

19 February, 2015
An innovative retail training initiative to support employer-led training that focuses on job outcomes will be launched in Melbourne today by the Assistant Minister for Education and Training, Senator Birmingham.  “The New Retail Series i... Read more 2015, Jobs, Reform, Retail, Training, VET

19 February, 2015
Assistant Minister for Education and Training Senator Simon Birmingham has urged Australian employers to take part in the Survey of Australian Employers being conducted by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) over coming week... Read more Jobs, Skills, 2015, Training, NCVER, Employers

17 February, 2015
The new $70 million Independent Public School Initiative will help local government schools to become more independent by increasing their own local governance and community and parental engagement.  Assistant Minister for Education and Trainin... Read more 2015, Education, Independent, Ewen Jones

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