Training and Education

Tue 27 Jan 2015

Claims foreign aid cuts hurt girls' education

Claims foreign aid cuts hurt girls' education

ABOUT 220,000 poor girls in developing countries could miss out on school because of Australian foreign aid cuts, an aid lobby group has claimed.

Sun 25 Jan 2015

First Australian Joint Strike Fighter pilot starts training

First Australian Joint Strike Fighter pilot starts training

WHILE the Joint Strike Fighter program is still at least three years away, the first Australian pilot will start training to pilot the aircraft on Monday.

Wed 21 Jan 2015

Senate set to reject higher education bill for second time

Senate set to reject higher education bill for second time

THE Senate crossbench looks set to reject the Abbott Government’s higher education reforms for a second time, despite concessions for universities being mooted.

Fri 31 Oct 2014

Apprentice training boost to business

Apprentice training boost to business

SIGNIFICANT reforms to Australia’s vocational education and training sector will ensure Australian businesses have access to the skilled employees they need.

Tue 16 Sep 2014

Greens pledge to block cuts to uni funding

Greens pledge to block cuts to uni funding

GREENS Senator Lee Rhiannon visited Southern Cross University yesterday to announce the Greens would block the Coalition’s cuts to higher education.

Mon 8 Sep 2014

Abbott to reshape TAFE funding after a decade of cuts

Abbott to reshape TAFE funding after a decade of cuts

EMPLOYERS will guide the future training of apprentices under a controversial move to re-shape Australia’s vocational education system announced today.

Sat 16 Aug 2014

Sweeping changes to education and training

Sweeping changes to education and training

The Federal Budget delivered sweeping changes to education and training.

Thu 7 Aug 2014

Cert III offer restricted to course that translate into jobs

Cert III offer restricted to course that translate into jobs

THE state government has reaffirmed its commitment to deliver free Cert III courses.

Thu 3 Jul 2014

Websites highlight education and training courses across Qld

Websites highlight education and training courses across Qld

QUEENSLANDERS seeking extra skills will have access from today to two new websites highlighting hundreds of education and training courses across the state.

Mon 9 Jun 2014

Queenslanders to be better trained for real jobs

Queenslanders to be better trained for real jobs

THE State Government claims Queenslanders will be better trained for real jobs as a result of its new Vocational Education and Training plan.

State Government to overhaul vocational training in QLD

State Government to overhaul vocational training in QLD

THE State Government is hoping to improve training outcomes for Queenslanders as it launches its new Vocational Educational and Training (VET) plan today.

Tue 22 Apr 2014

Tiler paves the way to a new career in education

Tiler paves the way to a new career in education

A FORMER tiler is now studying education thanks to CQUniversity's tradie-to-teacher pathway, and is keen to be a good example for her kids.

Mon 21 Apr 2014

Embrace every chance to keep upskilling for continued work

Embrace every chance to keep upskilling for continued work

THERE’S no such thing as a job for life.

Mon 7 Apr 2014

What rural women want is training

What rural women want is training

A NEW report shows rural women want to training to communicate more purposefully and powerfully in order to grow their rural communities.

Fri 4 Apr 2014

Skills and study – great personal investments

Skills and study – great personal investments

MARCH represents kick-off time for the hundreds of thousands of young Australians who are just settling into tertiary education.

Wed 5 Feb 2014

Bindi Irwin hits the books

Bindi Irwin hits the books

GETTING a handle on the family business can be tough – especially when that business is a world-renowned tourist attraction.

Sat 1 Feb 2014

Stand up and be counted with a career in tax

Stand up and be counted with a career in tax

From mid-February, H&R Block will run its income tax course for people who to start a career in the industry.

Thu 23 Jan 2014

Young workers need to be prepared to start at the bottom

Young workers need to be prepared to start at the bottom

ONE in four young Australians believes there won’t be sufficient employment and training opportunities in their local community when they finish school.

Mon 20 Jan 2014

Earthmoving jobs: Start small and build up

Earthmoving jobs: Start small and build up

IT WOULD be pretty difficult to successfully argue that you could just drop yourself into the operator’s seat of a massive piece of earthmoving equipment.

Thu 28 Nov 2013

Boost to agricultural education

Boost to agricultural education

AGFORCE has commended moves from the Newman Government to strengthen the quality and delivery of rural education and training in Queensland.

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