Training and Education

Tue 27 Jun 2017

QAL: Equipping students with life-long skills

QAL: Equipping students with life-long skills

Enthusiastic students have been hitting the tools at QAL

Sat 11 Jun 2016

Upskill to prove your value to potential employers

Upskill to prove your value to potential employers

Get potential employers to read your application and immediately feel that they need you on their team.

Sat 26 Sep 2015

Teenage boys turn school from wilderness to wonderland

Teenage boys turn school from wilderness to wonderland

FIFTEEN Tannum Sands State High School students have battled the elements, lack of utilities, and even vandals, to transform their school garden.

Thu 26 Feb 2015

40% of vocational student loans will not be repaid: report

40% of vocational student loans will not be repaid: report

MORE than a third of government loans to vocational education and training students will never be repaid, according to a new analysis by the Grattan Institute.

Tue 27 Jan 2015

Claims foreign aid cuts hurt girls' education

Claims foreign aid cuts hurt girls' education

ABOUT 220,000 poor girls in developing countries could miss out on school because of Australian foreign aid cuts, an aid lobby group has claimed.

Sun 25 Jan 2015

First Australian Joint Strike Fighter pilot starts training

First Australian Joint Strike Fighter pilot starts training

WHILE the Joint Strike Fighter program is still at least three years away, the first Australian pilot will start training to pilot the aircraft on Monday.

Wed 21 Jan 2015

Senate set to reject higher education bill for second time

Senate set to reject higher education bill for second time

THE Senate crossbench looks set to reject the Abbott Government’s higher education reforms for a second time, despite concessions for universities being mooted.

Fri 31 Oct 2014

Apprentice training boost to business

Apprentice training boost to business

SIGNIFICANT reforms to Australia’s vocational education and training sector will ensure Australian businesses have access to the skilled employees they need.

Fri 19 Sep 2014

CQU first uni in Australia to abolish multiple choice tests

CQU first uni in Australia to abolish multiple choice tests

CQUNIVERSITY has chosen ‘none of the above’ when it comes to multi-choice question (MCQ) exams, becoming the first university in Australia to abolish them.

Tue 16 Sep 2014

Centre gives teens a second chance at school

Centre gives teens a second chance at school

ALTERNATIVE education takes many forms, but what do you do when teenagers leave high school altogether? A local organisation has the answer.

Greens pledge to block cuts to uni funding

Greens pledge to block cuts to uni funding

GREENS Senator Lee Rhiannon visited Southern Cross University yesterday to announce the Greens would block the Coalition’s cuts to higher education.

Learning a second language child’s play

Learning a second language child’s play

LEARNING a second language could be child’s play for Australia’s preschoolers awith promised Early Learning Languages Australia (ELLA) trial.

Mon 8 Sep 2014

Abbott to reshape TAFE funding after a decade of cuts

Abbott to reshape TAFE funding after a decade of cuts

EMPLOYERS will guide the future training of apprentices under a controversial move to re-shape Australia’s vocational education system announced today.

Sat 16 Aug 2014

Sweeping changes to education and training

Sweeping changes to education and training

The Federal Budget delivered sweeping changes to education and training.

Thu 7 Aug 2014

Cert III offer restricted to course that translate into jobs

Cert III offer restricted to course that translate into jobs

THE state government has reaffirmed its commitment to deliver free Cert III courses.

Thu 3 Jul 2014

Websites highlight education and training courses across Qld

Websites highlight education and training courses across Qld

QUEENSLANDERS seeking extra skills will have access from today to two new websites highlighting hundreds of education and training courses across the state.

Mon 9 Jun 2014

Queenslanders to be better trained for real jobs

Queenslanders to be better trained for real jobs

THE State Government claims Queenslanders will be better trained for real jobs as a result of its new Vocational Education and Training plan.

State Government to overhaul vocational training in QLD

State Government to overhaul vocational training in QLD

THE State Government is hoping to improve training outcomes for Queenslanders as it launches its new Vocational Educational and Training (VET) plan today.

Tue 22 Apr 2014

Tiler paves the way to a new career in education

Tiler paves the way to a new career in education

A FORMER tiler is now studying education thanks to CQUniversity's tradie-to-teacher pathway, and is keen to be a good example for her kids.

Mon 21 Apr 2014

Embrace every chance to keep upskilling for continued work

Embrace every chance to keep upskilling for continued work

THERE’S no such thing as a job for life.

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