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 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
Services set to drive employment growth according to Skills Commission projections https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/services-set-drive-employment-growth-according-skills-commission-projections The latest Industry Employment Outlook projects that service industries, led by Health Care and Social Assistance, will underpin the continued recovery in employment from the impacts of COVID-19 over the five years to November 2025.

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Mon, 22 Mar 2021 12:23:20 +1100 3fafa083-64b9-4f1a-8e00-7f25435bf90e
More than 6000 schools say Bullying. No Way! https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/more-6000-schools-say-bullying-no-way Today a record number of schools are marking the 11th National Day of Action (NDA) against Bullying and Violence. More than 6,000 school communities are registered to come together and take action.

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Fri, 19 Mar 2021 14:50:52 +1100 31954e51-2c1e-43dd-b627-54dc794330be
Australian Skills Classification – a common language for skills https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/australian-skills-classification-common-language-skills For the first time in Australia, the new Australian Skills Classification provides a connection between labour market analysis and skills needs.

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Thu, 18 Mar 2021 14:26:33 +1100 2d7508ef-5500-4705-9a2d-741389d6ae37
One education number for life: the USI moves to higher education https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/one-education-number-life-usi-moves-higher-education If you're starting at university this year, you’ll need a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

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Mon, 15 Mar 2021 13:49:30 +1100 142ba80a-749d-4754-93b1-f21450d284bd
Investing in the Early Years: Interview with Professor Fiona Stanley AC https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/investing-early-years-interview-professor-fiona-stanley-ac Professor Fiona Stanley AC Australian of the Year 2003, Patron of the Telethon Kids Institute and renowned paediatric epidemiologist, is a passionate advocate for research and families.

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Tue, 09 Mar 2021 13:03:08 +1100 10953037-308f-4da7-b086-d3770d5756c6
Explainer - changes to mutual obligation and face-to-face servicing https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/explainer-changes-mutual-obligation-and-faceface-servicing Australia continues to bounce back from the economic challenges of COVID-19. Job advertisements are rebounding to pre-pandemic levels, creating more job opportunities for those looking for work. 

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Tue, 02 Mar 2021 15:37:22 +1100 de877eb8-6812-4f55-9735-d5f71ecbd859
Understanding what employers want https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/understanding-what-employers-want Industry experts take an in-depth look at what employers need from Australia’s vocational education and training (VET) system to ensure access to an adaptable, well-trained and job ready workforce.

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Thu, 25 Feb 2021 09:39:20 +1100 32213ff1-d8aa-4ac1-b0fb-3d0c5c331ac8
Lockdown doesn’t stand in the way of learning https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/lockdown-doesnt-stand-way-learning A small group of ingenious teachers at Swinburne University of Technology were determined that students could continue to learn despite Melbourne’s lockdown, so they developed a Remote Guest Speaker Circuit Program, supported by the Australian Government Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) program.

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Wed, 10 Feb 2021 15:05:00 +1100 d49b8c82-8b37-4cb2-b785-4faa6f02f26e
Commonwealth Scholarships Program for Young Australians opens up IT career opportunities for Dain https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/commonwealth-scholarships-program-young-australians-opens-it-career-opportunities-dain Dain Riley wanted to get into IT since high school and thanks to a Commonwealth Scholarships Program for Young Australians internship his dream has become a reality.

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Mon, 01 Feb 2021 16:04:18 +1100 51032a27-3ebc-40f2-aeec-49ba762733a2
Short Course helps CEO get back to her roots https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/short-course-helps-ceo-get-back-her-roots When Sandra Gillanders broke her back in a horse riding accident and found herself moving from Tasmania to the Gold Coast hinterland seeking out warmer weather for pain relief, she didn’t imagine it would lead to her moving from senior management in the corporate world back to her family roots in horticulture.

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Fri, 22 Jan 2021 13:22:22 +1100 069f73d4-41c7-48d6-a8da-5b4b8fa359ed
The Power of Education: Teach for Australia https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/power-education-teach-australia Teach for Australia seeks to break the cycle of educational inequity by partnering exclusively with schools that serve low socio-economic communities, where the education disadvantage gap is most severe and demand for high performing teachers and subject specialists is greatest.

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Tue, 12 Jan 2021 16:17:00 +1100 ee8b66a7-c588-4d61-baf0-baa593650610
Andreia landed her dream job with support from ParentsNext https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/andreia-landed-her-dream-job-support-parentsnext When Andreia joined ParentsNext in 2018, after five years of being a stay at home mum, she was looking for a way to support herself and her family independently.

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Fri, 08 Jan 2021 13:52:56 +1100 82f7bb10-49e2-467d-aedd-474ac15d9810
Youth Jobs PaTH prepares the way for promotion at Bridgestone https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/youth-jobs-path-prepares-way-promotion-bridgestone Around two years ago, Employer Liaison Officer (ELO), Sharon Clarke introduced Bridgestone Australia to the Youth Jobs PaTH program. Bridgestone wanted to increase the number of young people in their organisation and PaTH was a great way to do just that. 

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Wed, 06 Jan 2021 08:34:12 +1100 bdf23e8d-5632-4c71-b99c-92d45dc55564
National Careers Institute Partnership Grants program round one projects announced! https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/national-careers-institute-partnership-grants-program-round-one-projects-announced The successful applications from the first round of the National Careers Institute Partnerships Grants program have been announced.

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Tue, 22 Dec 2020 14:56:44 +1100 6159fa7b-ef00-465a-a17c-98fb2e24b9e1
No STEM-ing of growth for Aussie jobs https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/no-steming-growth-aussie-jobs National Skills Commission analysis shows jobs in STEM are growing significantly faster than other jobs.

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Fri, 18 Dec 2020 09:29:14 +1100 9bb4d6fb-97db-430a-9e07-211914ccfd60
Understanding the shape of Australia's post-COVID-19 workforce https://www.dese.gov.au/newsroom/articles/understanding-shape-australias-postcovid19-workforce Research published by the National Skills Commission (NSC) gives an insight into the shape of Australia’s workforce as we emerge from COVID-19.

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Tue, 08 Dec 2020 13:24:07 +1100 229eb154-7141-4c35-bd20-57ed2955d540