New online service to help thousands of training graduates

People who have undertaken nationally recognised training in Australia will now be able toquickly and easily obtain an online record of their hard-earned accomplishments and qualifications. Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Skills, Karen Andrews, today launched the USITranscript Service which will allow training participants to easily look up their national training record. “The USI…

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Higher Education Support Legislation Amendment (A More Sustainable, Responsive and Transparent Higher Education System) Bill 2017

The Higher Education Support Legislation Amendment (A More Sustainable, Responsive and Transparent Higher Education System) Bill 2017 gives effect to decisions announced in the budget that reform the ways in which the Australian government supports higher education.  It will support the Australian government's goal for a stronger, more sustainable and student-focused system that preserves and…

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MATTERS OF PUBLIC IMPORTANCE – Schools

It is back-to-school time for Labor. They cannot do the maths. Their comprehension ability is clearly limited, and that has been reinforced by the member for Sydney in her dissertation on the Quality Schools reforms that have been widely supported throughout the sector; their support is widespread. I will come back to all the support…

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Skills in the spotlight at the Gold Coast Careers Festival

The flexibility and benefits of the Australian Vocational Educational and Training system willbe promoted at a two-day Careers Festival on the Gold Coast beginning tomorrow. Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Skills, Karen Andrews, said events like thisplay an important role in helping attendees choose a career that is right for them. “It is a…

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Boosting and supporting apprenticeships on the Gold Coast

A new $1.5 billion Skilling Australians Fund announced by the Turnbull Government will provide new opportunities for local jobseekers, students and industry on the Gold Coast. Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Skills and Federal Member for McPherson, Karen Andrews, said the Government is also establishing a $60 million Industry Specialist Mentoring for Australian Apprentices…

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New resources showcase high-quality VET in secondary schools

Schools, training providers, parents and students will benefit from a series of new videos and case studies that highlight best practise in delivering vocational education and training (VET) in secondary schools. Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Skills Karen Andrews said the resources, available from today on the Preparing Secondary Students for Work (PSSFW) website,…

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