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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 Assistant Minister for Vocational Education, Training and Apprenticeships. GAN and AEN look forward to continuing to work with Government to create a better VET model and to find ways to connect apprenticeships with education, helping to solve unemployment and skill shortages issues. Gary Workman CEO [...]

By |May 28th, 2019|Categories: Media Releases, News Room|0 Comments

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 create a better VET model and to find a way to connect apprenticeships with education in helping to solve unemployment and skill shortages issues. Earlier this year, Government announced in its budget announcement a $525 million skills package. This is to ensure that Australians are [...]

By |May 20th, 2019|Categories: Media Releases, News Room|0 Comments

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 businesses, which are crying out for apprentices to fill skills ­shortages. In Tuesday night’s Budget, the federal government promised half a billion dollars to fix this state of affairs. Encouragingly, the package seems to have been informed by a thorough ­review conducted by Steven Joyce [...]

By |April 4th, 2019|Categories: Media Releases, News Room|0 Comments

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 international best practice Apprenticeship Employment Network CEO Gary Workman has welcomed the Federal Government’s budget announcement of a $525 million skills package, ensuring that Australians are able to develop the skills they need for the jobs of today, and the jobs of tomorrow. Mr Workman [...]

By |April 2nd, 2019|Categories: Media Releases, News Room|0 Comments