Ballarat to pilot technology education initiative

Federation College in Ballarat has been announced as the second pilot site for a school-industry partnership to help students enter the workforce job-ready. Assistant Minister for Education and Training Senator Simon Birmingham said today’s announcement follows the recent announcement of a pilot site at Newcomb Secondary College in Geelong. “The Australian Government is committed to…

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Businesses in Ballarat access the $664 million Industry Skills Fund

Local businesses in Ballarat are benefiting from the Australian Government’s Industry Skills Fund (ISF), which will provide up to 250,000 training places and support services across Australia. “Gekko Systems is one of a number of Victorian businesses to secure funding under our Government’s $664 million Industry Skills Fund,” said Assistant Minister for Education and Training,…

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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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