Thursday, 22 December 2016 in Media
The ambitious #GC101 campaign to get 101 young people into
an apprenticeship on the Gold Coast in less than two months is on the verge of
reaching its goal.
Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Training and
local Federal Member Karen Andrews said the campaign is now just two short of
its target with a week to go.
"99 young Gold... read more »
Monday, 19 December 2016 in Media
New data released today has revealed an 11.3 per cent increase in the number of
Australians commencing training in non-trade professions compared to the same
time last year.
The largest growth areas were for sales assistants, mining and construction
labourers, carers and aides, marking a second consecutive quarter of growth for
non-trade pro... read more »
Friday, 16 December 2016 in Media
Latest figures from the #GC101 campaign show Gold
Coast employers are getting right behind the effort to get young people into
apprenticeships and on the way to a rewarding career.
Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and
Skills, Karen A... read more »
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 in Media
A parenting app popular with Gold Coast families is
getting a refresh in time for the school holidays thanks to the Turnbull
Potential app contains hundreds of articles, activity suggestions and
advice to help families with children of all ages and has been downloaded 118,000
times since its launch in August last ye... read more »
Monday, 12 December 2016 in Media
More than 50 girls from across the
country will today indulge their passion for science, technology, engineering
and mathematics (STEM) at the Curious Minds Summer School hosted by the
University of New South Wales.
Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Skills, Karen Andrews, said the second
Curious Minds Summer Schoo... read more »