Department of Education, Skills and Employment Newsroom https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom The newsroom provides news, data, analysis and case studies about the Australian Government Department of Education, Skills and Employment. en Return of school yard bonds in time for National Children’s Week https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/return-school-yard-bonds-time-national-childrens-week National Children’s Commissioner Anne Hollonds says it is great that children across Australia are returning to childcare and school, just in time to celebrate National Children’s Week.

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Fri, 22 Oct 2021 12:32:17 +1100 b48434ec-6671-4bb2-b58b-94e93b8f8445
National Careers Institute Partnership Grants program Round Three applications open now! https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/national-careers-institute-partnership-grants-program-round-three-applications-open-now National Careers Institute Partnerships Grants program Round Three now open! 

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Wed, 20 Oct 2021 09:51:58 +1100 d9e87b59-e17a-4eb4-bf6b-6c6e81cc61e4
Finalists announced for the 2021 Australian Training Awards https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/finalists-announced-2021-australian-training-awards The stars of Australia’s skills sector are being recognised at the 2021 Australian Training Awards with the unveiling of 75 finalists, as well as a recipient of the new Outstanding Achievement in the VET and Skills Sector Award.

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Tue, 19 Oct 2021 11:49:42 +1100 24fe13ce-dbcd-4e40-a09c-83c68a276dad
Proving your vaccination status https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/get-proof-your-covid19-vaccination-status Tue, 12 Oct 2021 14:47:09 +1100 824c0bbc-20fa-4fc2-945e-b8041d5651c7 National Careers Institute Partnership Grants program Round Two projects announced! https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/national-careers-institute-partnership-grants-program-round-two-projects-announced National Careers Institute Partnerships Grants program Round Two successful applicants announced.

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Fri, 08 Oct 2021 09:40:19 +1100 ceaff0c0-a871-496f-a4c3-5912d5dad255
Jayden’s success with PaTH internship leads to a great job and new qualifications https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/jaydens-success-path-internship-leads-great-job-and-new-qualifications Transition to Work (TtW) and a successful PaTH internship helped Jayden, from Noosaville Queensland to lay the foundations for an exciting career in the fitness industry. 

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Thu, 30 Sep 2021 14:55:27 +1000 88c95b28-4719-4871-8b98-b1fb394e9b4e
Wage support extended for employers of Australian Apprentices and Trainees https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/wage-support-extended-employers-australian-apprentices-and-trainees The Australian Government is extending wage support for employers into the second and third year of an eligible Australian apprenticeship or traineeship through the new Completing Apprenticeship Commencements program.

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Tue, 28 Sep 2021 12:25:50 +1000 fb9075bd-abe4-4f77-9562-14a843687efa
Australian Jobs 2021: Pathways to work https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/australian-jobs-2021-pathways-work Australian Jobs, produced annually by the National Skills Commission, is an easy-to-read overview of the Australian labour market and an important resource for students, career advisers and those looking for work.

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Thu, 23 Sep 2021 09:33:10 +1000 a4eec615-d235-4f09-af4d-59374615e47a
Glenda changed her story with the help of Career Transition Assistance https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/glenda-changed-her-story-help-career-transition-assistance CTA opened a world of opportunities for Glenda and helped her land a great job.

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Fri, 03 Sep 2021 10:03:33 +1000 8b818263-347a-4509-be16-0dd8c51b6826
Local Jobs Program connects employers with job seekers at Port Lincoln Jobs Market https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/local-jobs-program-connects-employers-job-seekers-port-lincoln-jobs-market The inaugural Port Lincoln Jobs Market in South Australia has been a huge success for both businesses and job seekers, with 57 job offers made at the event.

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Tue, 24 Aug 2021 15:31:28 +1000 d23d06bb-5340-4dbb-a42b-e39b640e7505
Explainer: Youth Jobs PaTH https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/explainer-youth-jobs-path Youth Jobs PaTH is an Australian Government employment service that helps young people gain skills and work experience they need to get and keep a job.

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Tue, 24 Aug 2021 13:00:00 +1000 63a64acd-4ca4-4d40-97ee-d3d9bca9f7c1
Welcome to National Skills Week 2021 https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/welcome-national-skills-week-2021 National Skills Week (23–29 August 2021) is all about celebrating the achievements made possible through vocational education and training (VET). Join in the celebrations and find out more through a variety of events across the country, and online.

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Mon, 23 Aug 2021 15:03:35 +1000 159bb8bb-0f65-4b0a-a47b-f46497d0f62f
Virtual laboratory helps understand infant brain health https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/virtual-laboratory-helps-understand-infant-brain-health Cutting-edge cloud technology provides researchers and doctors with more confidence to safely use drug therapies on premature babies.

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Fri, 20 Aug 2021 08:19:36 +1000 685ebe3f-5ca4-4efe-9ef1-25e2ec073752
Linked data saving lives against COVID-19 https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/linked-data-saving-lives-against-covid19 Connecting Australia’s nation-wide health data is vital to fighting COVID-19, and the Population Health Research Network (PHRN) gives us the infrastructure and privacy protection to make it happen.

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Thu, 19 Aug 2021 13:03:23 +1000 32a36637-dbd4-4515-8c16-d9d6e1548afb
Salt tolerant wheat for Australia’s environment https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/salt-tolerant-wheat-australias-environment Wheat plays a major role in food security across the globe, but is only moderately tolerant of salt, posing a significant challenge for Australia’s agriculture industry.

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Tue, 17 Aug 2021 11:29:24 +1000 4fc8b4a3-eb65-435d-b1e4-2463a1b1b83c
Little Scientists Australia workshops spark wonder in STEM education https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/little-scientists-australia-workshops-spark-wonder-stem-education Reigniting adults’ curiosity and thirst for exploration is the goal of a series of workshops encouraging the use of STEM  concepts in early childhood education.

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Mon, 16 Aug 2021 08:28:38 +1000 5437bde6-f1a3-4deb-bb16-44b84f2ad7d9
Jo discusses The Smith Family’s successful Let’s Count program, an early years mathematics program for 3-5 year olds https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/jo-discusses-smith-familys-successful-lets-count-program-early-years-mathematics-program-35-year Wed, 28 Jul 2021 14:04:52 +1000 fce5fd2e-a665-44b0-b37e-f1e37a138197 Konstantina to realise her teaching dream thanks to ParentsNext https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/konstantina-realise-her-teaching-dream-thanks-parentsnext When Konstantina joined ParentsNext as a volunteer participant in 2019, she was looking for support and advice to become a teacher.

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Tue, 20 Jul 2021 10:48:41 +1000 42a95c02-94a7-42fb-a976-9a2569df2874
Schools Bushfire Response Program Podcast https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/schools-bushfire-response-program-podcast The DESE newsroom speaks with Patrice O’Brien. Patrice is the Chief Community Officer and Executive Sponsor of the Bushfire Response Program for Beyond Blue.

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Thu, 27 May 2021 11:24:27 +1000 bbef8764-bdc7-4262-9e40-76dbc4304ef2
Resources for School Leavers https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/school-leavers-information-kit-and-service Thinking about life beyond school? Not sure what’s next with work and study? Want to give your school leaver the resources they need?

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Wed, 19 May 2021 15:18:09 +1000 a833dfe9-e6f2-43e5-8f05-d7d59cf2f48c
Applications Now Open https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/applications-now-open Applications are now open for Round Two of the National Careers Institute Partnership Grants program.

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Mon, 10 May 2021 12:43:24 +1000 4b7f9d67-d8cf-41f6-bdc2-e4f7b32bdae6
Apply now for the 2021 Australian Training Awards https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/apply-now-2021-australian-training-awards Do you know someone, an employer or organisation who has an inspiring story to tell about our vocational education and training (VET) sector? Are you a teacher who has thrived in the workplace, or a business or training provider that’s gone above and beyond?

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Fri, 30 Apr 2021 15:36:50 +1000 2c96cd2c-43ba-4f29-9c0a-6f641c6d5d79
Respect Matters Review https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/respect-matters-review Tue, 20 Apr 2021 14:00:31 +1000 4651c27e-6f67-498b-a43e-d9f0b8bfed2f Explainer: Skills for Education and Employment Program https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/explainer-skills-education-and-employment-program The Australian Government Skills for Education and Employment Program provides free and flexible training for eligible job seekers.

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Tue, 06 Apr 2021 12:27:14 +1000 b46ce672-83e4-4b4a-a741-2e51d0423650
Free and low-fee infection control training available for Australian businesses https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/free-and-lowfee-infection-control-training-available-australian-businesses Operating a business during the COVID-19 pandemic comes with many challenges. To help create a safe environment for staff, customers and the community, the Australian Government is working with state and territory governments to provide free or low-fee nationally recognised infection control training through an $80 million Infection Control Training Fund.

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021 16:22:06 +1100 9436f6e6-14fe-40fe-bf40-528155ae472c