National Careers Institute Partnership Grants program round one projects announced!

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The National Careers Institute have announced the first round winners of the Partnerships Grants program.

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The successful applications from the first round of the National Careers Institute Partnerships Grants program have been announced.

The 13 grant recipients cover a wide range of activities, and represent a diversity of organisations like TAFEs, universities, community bodies and tech start-ups.

The National Careers Institute (NCI) Partnership Grants program provides grants from $20,000 to $700,000 for up to two years to deliver innovative career development services for people at all stages of their careers.

The total value of the 13 grants is $5.2 million.

The 13 successful organisations are:

  • ACT Community Services Directorate (Understanding the Australian Building and Construction Industry)
  • Co-Operative for Aborigines Limited (Burawa—The National Indigenous Careers Centre based at Tranby)
  • Curtin University (National Career Development Learning Hub for students with disability)
  • Federation University Australia (Careers in everyday industries: Potential benefits of increased visibility)
  • Graduate Careers Australia Limited (CAREERS REGISTRATION - Supporting Tertiary Education Career Development)
  • Skillset Limited (Skillset CareerLink Central West)
  • National Association of Australian Apprenticeships Centres Inc. (PRIME – A system of support for vocational pathways)
  • Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia Queensland (Adventures in engineering take science innovation stories into schools)
  • TAFE Queensland (Defence to Civilian Transition Training (DCTT) Project)
  • The Smith Family (Inter-Gen Careers Initiative)
  • The University of Adelaide (CareerSpark)
  • University of Melbourne (Developing students’ life and career skills for successful workplace entry)
  • Work Window Australia Pty Ltd (Work Window Virtual Reality Scaleup)

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