New Project Supporting Transport SkillsTraining In Asia-Pacific Region

A new project mapping transport and logistic skills needs and competencies in the Asia Pacific region will boost global labour mobility, regional economic development and opportunities for Australian training providers to operate overseas. Assistant Minister for Education and Training Senator Simon Birmingham announced the project at the second Global Skills Training Forum, held today at…

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AMEP Forum

SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Thank you very much, welcome, it is great to be here today at this second round of consultations for the Adult Migrant English Program. They say that the government test of a good policy or a good program is on that withstands a change in government. In this case, AMEP has been around…

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Global Skills Forum

SIMON BIRMINGHAM: Thanks very much, John, and good morning ladies and gentlemen. John did all the scene setting that was required there, so I’m not sure that my comments are too required to add terribly much to this.  Thank you for coming today for what is an important discussion around our national strategy for international…

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The MAS Experience’ launched

The Abbott Government’s Australian Apprenticeship Support Network is investing $200 million a year to recruit, train and retrain apprentices. Across the country, there are more than 420 Australian Apprenticeship Support Network locations, including more than 270 Network Provider sites; and over 140 further locations for outreach services. ‘The MAS Experience’ – MAS National’s Australian Apprenticeship…

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Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) Community Consultations

A series of community consultations regarding the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) will be held in New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia over the next three weeks. Assistant Minister for Education and Training Senator Simon Birmingham said he was hosting the community consultations following an independent evaluation of AMEP. “The consultations will help ensure…

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