Malmsbury beekeeping program giving young men in youth justice a second chance - ABC News. Claire Moore's bees are usually busy collecting honey at her farm in central Victoria, but for the past 10 weeks more than 20,000 of them have been at the Malmsbury Youth Justice Centre.
Key points: A new beekeeping program is hoping to aid the rehabilitation of men in the youth justice systemThe five-week program teaches students the fundamentals of commercial beekeepingThe program aims to help youths gain full-time employment once they are on parole. Job ready university degrees may not be the tertiary education solution we are hoping for - ABC News. Decade of neglect leaves TAFE with fewer courses and demoralised teachers — how will it lead the coronavirus recovery? - ABC News. Documentary Honeyland follows bees and two female keepers practising a dying art in North Macedonian mountains.
Posted about 6 hours agoTue 3 Mar 2020, 8:01pm This poignant and beautifully observed feature-length debut from Ljubo Stefanov and Tamara Kotevska is a timely non-fiction fable set deep in the mountains of North Macedonia.
VET FEE-HELP unfair debt wiped under redress scheme after vocational college collapses. Updated about an hour agoSun 15 Dec 2019, 11:23pm Bianca Hackett always wanted to study child care.
But just months after signing up for a diploma, her training college collapsed. Key points: Bianca Hackett was left with an $18,000 debt when her training college collapsedThe VET Ombudsman has more than 7,000 active complaintsA government redress scheme has seen almost $500 million of unfair debt written off. Entrepreneurs push for schools to provide better job-skills preparation. Posted about 5 hours agoMon 8 Jul 2019, 10:22pm Investors are calling on educators to include entrepreneurial skills in all schooling to prepare children for the future 'gig-based' economy.
Key points: Time management tips for reclaiming your work-life balance. Why we should expose school kids to the world of work. All students need to experience the world of work, particularly work of the future, long before they leave school, according to a new report out today.
The latest Mitchell Institute report, Connecting the worlds of learning and work, says collaborating with industry and the community is vital to better prepare children and young people for future work and life. And governments need to play a leading role to ensure this happens. Read more: Partnering with scientists boosts school students' and teachers' confidence in science Jobs in the digital age, and the skills and capabilities required to do them are transforming at an unprecedented rate. Schools alone cannot be expected to foster the complex combinations of STEM (science, technology, engineering, maths), digital and transferable skills, like collaboration, problem solving and communication, that young people will need in their future careers.
Read more: Mining young minds: the challenges of private interests and education 1. Work-for-the-dole provider says Community Development Program is failing remote communities. Posted about 3 hours agoSun 7 Oct 2018, 10:40pm The head of the organisation tasked with delivering a controversial work-for-the-dole program in Western Australia's remote Kimberley has spoken out about serious problems plaguing the system.
The Aboriginal organisation East Kimberley Job Pathways (EKJB) administers the Community Development Program (CDP) in Halls Creek, 2,856km north of Perth, and nearby Aboriginal communities. In a rare public admission, EKJB chief executive Shaun Fowler said unrealistic benchmarks and a blunt approach to mental health problems were causing participants in the program more pain. Australian workers are not the mathematicians they need to be, AI Group survey finds. Updated about 4 hours agoTue 11 Sep 2018, 10:44pm Australian workers do not have the digital or foundation skills they need for the modern workplace, according to a report by the Australian Industry Group. 75 per cent of businesses surveyed reported a skill shortageManufacturing sector heavily impacted as workplaces get more advancedPressure now on education institutions to produce high-skilled workers The AI Group surveyed about 300 businesses and 75 per cent of them reported skills shortages, meaning they cannot find the staff they need to fill the jobs they have.
"These are quite often in areas around the technical trades, or in jobs that require reasonably high level maths skills, or science skills, or technical education skills," AI Group chief executive Innes Willox said. "And particularly skills around the emerging parts of industry where they are looking to compete more, areas like skills in use of big data, automation and artificial intelligence. " Can-can you join the Moulin Rouge? Recruiters search Australia for the next cabaret stars. How Jamie went from an internet troll to TAFE's student of the year - Hack - triple j. After dropping out of high school at 16, Jamie Toomey started trolling people on the internet for his “own amusement”.
"It started as fun but it definitely took a dark turn," he told Hack. The now 26-year-old, who said he turned to trolling to deal with his depression, believed he’d be “dead by 18”. "I dropped out because I was depressed, I felt like I had no friends. I did have friends but I felt as though I was alone,” he said. 10 Skills That Every Employee Will Need To Thrive in 2020 (Infographic) - Social Talent. Posted by Dylan Redmond The world of work is evolving every day, every hour.
New technology has allowed us excel at a rate that we once thought was impossible. The change in our everyday working lives is becoming more apparent. Blended and Hybrid Environments are Driving the New Global Movement in Education – Testin' Tech. Today’s global employers are searching for employees that have specific skills.
Those skills may not be the same needed in 10 years though. In 2009, the US Department of Labor estimated 65% of today’s school children would eventually be employed in jobs that have yet to be created. The number is far higher today. The influx of technology is what has changed the shape of education forever. Principals should ‘reconsider’ career advice to students - report. A new report reveals that, on average, TAFE graduates not only have higher starting wages than university graduates, but also find work more quickly. The report, titled: ‘Perceptions Are Not Reality: myths, realities & the critical role of vocational education & training in Australia’, was released by Skilling Australia Foundation (SAF) today. It found that in comparison with university undergraduate programs, vocational education usually provides students with a faster, more cost-effective pathway to complete a qualification and enter the workforce Nick Wyman, SAF CEO, told The Educator that he hopes that principals and career advisers read the report and reconsider the type of advice they are giving to students.
Preparing Secondary Students for Work - PSSFW - MySkills. New report shows digital skills are required in all types of jobs. The European Commission has just published the final report of the study "ICT for Work: Digital Skills in the Workplace" on the impact of information and communication technologies (ICT) on the transformation of jobs and skills. The evidence shows that digital technologies are used in all types of jobs, also in economic sectors not traditionally related to digitisation e.g. farming, health care, vocational training and construction. The digital economy is transforming the way people work and the skills they need at work. This represents a major challenge for employers, workers and public authorities. The study presents data and policy recommendations that could support the transformation of the labour market into opportunities for all. Main findings Recommendations. Preparing Secondary Students for Work - PSSFW - MySkills.
Myfuture. 9 Important Lifelong Learning Skills for Beyond School. The purpose of education is to teach people lifelong learning skills that will help them navigate careers and relationships in their post-school lives. Aside from teaching core subjects (among others), there are many important skills that are valuable to becoming successful. Here are 9 lifelong learning skills that can come in handy for future endeavours in life beyond school. You’ll find our education system teaches some of these skills while others can potentially fall more into the category of personal responsibility. 4 Secrets to Learning Anything, According to Neuroscience. The future of work is all about innovation and agility. We have to be prepared for ever-changing circumstances, and that means being open to learning new things.
Career advice for new graduates (and really, anyone) from Margaret Heffernan. Holding your annual general meeting - ACNC. An annual general meeting (AGM) is a meeting held once a year that all members of a charity are invited to attend. The purpose of an AGM is to give members a report on the charity’s activities and finances for the previous year, to allow time for members to ask questions, and to elect members of your governing body (e.g. board or committee members) for the coming year. Welcome to the Online Learning Centre - Fair Work Ombudsman.
Meeting procedure. Meeting Procedures. MEETING SKILLS. 12 Dozen Places To Educate Yourself Online For Free. All education is self-education. Period. Measuring Worth - Measures of worth, inflation rates, saving calculator, relative value, worth of a dollar, worth of a pound, purchasing power, gold prices, GDP, history of wages, average wage. Choosing the Best Indicator to Measure Relative Worth. Scootle. Untitled. National VET Content » Document Details. What Does "Good Organizational Skills" Mean?
Essential skills and competencies: be on top of the basics. To offer recruiters the best package possible, show them you've mastered the basics. That includes writing, reading, numeracy, presentation, organisation, stamina, confidence and the ability to work under pressure. Graduate employers place a lot of emphasis on finding candidates with the right skills and competencies for their organisations. There could be very specific skills, abilities and knowledge needed to do the job.
Essential skills and competencies: be on top of the basics. Examples of Organizational Skills. Examples of Competencies. Planning for Delivery (VET) Training packages and units of competency Training packages A training package is a set of nationally endorsed qualifications, competency standards and assessment guidelines that describe the skills and knowledge needed to perform effectively in a particular industry or enterprise.
Training packages have enabled the provision of: Nationally-recognised qualifications Transportable qualifications Nationally consistent training outcomes Clear career pathways. Training packages are developed by industry to meet industry training needs and are overseen by 11 national Industry Skills Councils. Units of competency Units of competency, or competency standards, are the building blocks of a qualification.