Information for schools

Find resources and links to help you access the information you need to support students and the school community.

National Education Bodies

The Australian Government works closely with National education bodies to make best use of their expertise and skills.

These include:


School Entry Point

The School Entry Point helps manage applications for programs administered by the Department of Education and Training.

It can be accessed by:

  • Schools
  • School systems
  • Approved authorities


Pathways in Technology

The Pathways in Technology (P-Tech) pilot is for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) students studying for their Senior Secondary Certificate.

It's a STEM industry supported pathway to a diploma, advanced diploma or associate degree.


Trade Training Centres

Trade Training Centres help students successfully move to further education, training or work. Project funding agreements ensure these projects focus on:

  • Industry engagement and collaboration
  • Appropriate student support arrangements


School to Work Transitions

School to Work Transitions supports young people to stay connected with education and training. This creates a productive, skilled and knowledgeable future workforce.

For this program, the Australian Government works with:

  • State and Territory governments
  • Schools
  • Business'
  • Families

Core Skills for Work Developmental Framework

The Core Skills for Work Developmental Framework is relevant to:

  • Careers advisers
  • Trainers
  • Educators
  • People who are involved in the development of:
    • Training material
    • Curriculum
    • Standards
    • Learning and assessment resources

The Framework outlines the skills essential to successful employment, including:

  • Problem solving
  • Collaboration
  • Self-management
  • Communication
  • Information technology