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13 recommendations to remedy VET’s woes

Earlier this year, Claire Rasmussen, director of VET practice at Federation University TAFE, completed a fellowship through the International Specialised Skills Institute (ISSI), which took her to Switzerland and the UK. Concerned by the lack of strategy within Australia’s national ...

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Poor teen readers fare OK in job market: study

Australian teenagers with poor reading skills are no worse off than those with medium reading proficiency when it comes to future employment, a new study from the University of Melbourne suggests. The research, from UniMelb economists, found poor readers at ...

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500,000 vocational students to miss out

At least half a million young Australians won’t get the chance to develop their skills and get a better job if the government pushes ahead with a planned vocational loans overhaul, the sector warns. It’s also cautioning there could be ...

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