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National Skills Commission releases report on COVID-19 employment impacts

We live in a time of major change. COVID-19 has radically affected Australia’s labour market. That’s the message from the first report issued by the National Skills Commission, under Interim Commissioner, Adam Boyton (pictured). The Commission’s report, entitled A snapshot in time: The Australian labour market and COVID-19, states: “We have seen an unprecedented fall in employment, a dramatic drop Continue Reading

ASQA Announces Membership of New Stakeholder Liaison Group

The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) has announced the membership of its new Stakeholder Liaison Group (SLG). ASQA established this group to complement its engagement and education activities by fostering a stronger connection with providers across the VET sector. ASQA has included 17 members on this group, including Michelle Simpson (pictured, when she appeared in a recent ASQA video on Continue Reading

VET marketisation in NSW has disadvantaged lower income learners and outer regional areas

VET marketisation in NSW has disadvantaged lower income learners, and residents living outside of metropolitan areas, especially in outer regional and remote locations. These are the conclusions of research undertaken by Dr Don Zoellner (Charles Darwin University, pictured), just published in the Journal of Vocational Education & Training, with the title "VET market prognostications two decades later: using ‘big data’ Continue Reading

Tamworth Community College student winners at New England NSW Training Awards

Tamworth Community College students have received a number of awards at last week’s 2020 New England Regional Training Awards. David Sadleir, who completed Certificate IV in Training & Assessment, received the Sue Haylock Memorial – Excellence in VET Award. The recipient of this award is selected across all categories.  Aaron Rogers, who completed Certificate IV in Training & Assessment, was Continue Reading

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