GAN Australia Heads to Indonesia to Share Australia’s VET Experience to Help Build the Groundwork for Apprenticeship Program There

A robust talent pipeline insures against skills shortage 8 October 2019 –The Global Apprenticeship Network Australia (GAN)’s Executive Director, Gary Workman, is in Indonesia where he will speak at the 1st Indonesia Vocational Education & Training Summit (IVETS 2019) on Thursday.  With a focus on lessons learnt in Australia, Mr Workman’s speech is titled ‘Accelerating [...]

Apprenticeships Vacancy Rates are High As Businesses Prepare for 2020

GAN Launches it’s Apprenticeship Vacancy Index 8 October 2019 - The Global Apprenticeship Network Australia (GAN) today launched it’s Apprenticeship Vacancy Index (AVI), which will be updated throughout the year.  GAN’s AVI is designed to show overall job vacancies at a glance and allow users to drill down to specific numbers nationally and state by [...]

GAN Australia Announces $12,000 Apprentice Scholarship for International Travel and Study

Provides a superb opportunity to learn more about international apprenticeships and technology 07 October 2019 - The Global Apprenticeship Network Australia (GAN) today announced it will be giving away its first International Apprenticeship Scholarship worth up to $12,000 to an Australian apprentice.  Designed to provide Australian apprentices and trainees the opportunity to experience how apprenticeships [...]

Apprenticeship Employment Network and Global Apprenticeship Network Congratulate Senator The Hon Michaelia Cash and The Hon Steve Irons MP on their Cabinet Appointments

Looks forward to working together to create a strong VET program 27 May 2019 – Melbourne – Global Apprenticeship Network Australia (GAN Australia) and Apprenticeship Employment Network (AEN) has congratulated The Hon Dan Tehan MP on his reappointment as Education Minister and The Hon Steve Irons MP on his new appointment to the Cabinet as [...]

Apprenticeship Employment Network and Global Apprenticeship Network Congratulate the Coalition on its Win in the Federal Election

Looks forward to working with Government to widen Australia’s apprenticeship system to match international best practice 20 May 2019 – Melbourne - Apprenticeship Employment Network (AEN) has congratulated Prime Minister Scott Morrison and the Liberal and National Coalition on its successful re-election to Federal Government. AEN looks forward to continuing to work with Government to [...]

Gary Workman: Let’s follow the world-leading Swiss approach to youth employment

For too long, Australia has had an obsession with students going to university. More than  65  per cent of our youth go straight into ­university from secondary school without understanding the employment and career pathway options that are available. This isn’t the best outcome for many kids. It’s also a disaster for many [...]

AEN and GAN Australia Welcome Budget Package for Apprenticeships and Vocational Education

Apprenticeship Employment Network and Global Apprenticeship Network Australia Welcomes Budget Package for Apprenticeships and Vocational Education Boosted incentives for identified skills shortages will address the disconnect between training and employment outcomes Cash incentive for businesses will encourage them to invest in training up new apprentices Opportunities exist to widen the apprenticeship system to match [...]