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We support best practice and innovation in the delivery of careers programs and promote career education as a professional and recognised field of endeavour.

July 18, 2018

A Wrap-up Of The ACS Seminars 2015

This year we saw 552 career advisers attend nine seminars across six states, with record numbers in attendance in Brisbane and Adelaide.

Tags: career event

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Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.

Albert Einstein

July 18, 2018

Mentoring From The Inside

By Lawrence Arnold Mentoring is a professional ‘good’ but there is a knowledge gap on how it works, or could work, in practice.

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July 18, 2018

Networking — Jenny Gleeson

Jenny Gleeson runs a Perth-based practice, Lifeworx, as well as affiliated businesses in the career development field.

Tags: networking / member focus

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July 18, 2018

Almost half of Australia's young apprentices drop out of their training

Trade jobs are losing their appeal, termed a ‘mid-life crisis’ by The Australian, with around half of apprentices dropping out of their training.

Tags: apprenticeships / NCVER / skill shortages / trades / industry

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July 18, 2018

Are students training for jobs that won't exist?

New research by the Foundation for Young Australians (FYA) has found that almost two thirds of Australian students are training for jobs that will not exist or are set to change drastically in the future.

Tags: VET / future workforce / automation / industry / entrepreneurship / unemployment / enterprise learning

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July 18, 2018

2015 ACS Seminars

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A ship in a harbour is safe - but that is not what ships are built for.

John Shedd

July 18, 2018

Job Guide and Myfuture continue to operate

Students will still have access to Job Guide and myfuture, despite the discontinuation of funding for these resources in the 2014 Federal Budget.

Tags: Job Guide / myfuture / The Good Careers Guide

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July 18, 2018

New Online Tool Aims to Increase Apprenticeship Completion Rates

http://employingapprentices.

Tags: apprenticeships

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July 18, 2018

Networking — Vanine Gilmore

Vanine is a career coach, mentor, trainer and counsellor for Worklife Directions, based in Cairns.

Tags: networking / member focus

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