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New Recruits Awarded Citi Scholarships

Four bright sparks – young Australians who have overcome unemployment – have been awarded a $3,000 Citi Scholarship. The award recognises their success in taking part in a job-readiness program, the Citi New Recruits Program, and finding meaningful work – a traineeship or apprenticeship – to gain traction in new careers. With almost one inContinue Reading »

Top Teacher Recognised for Increasing STEM Engagement

Cecil Andrews College STEM Coordinator John Townley has won a $45,000 Commonwealth Bank Teaching Award in recognition of his success in increasing student engagement in STEM. Presented by the Commonwealth Bank and education charity Schools Plus, the Awards are one of Australia’s most prestigious prizes for educators. A key achievement for Mr Townley has beenContinue Reading »

P-TECH Australia Takes Off in Brisbane

An innovative program launching in Brisbane will enable high school students to work closely with local businesses to develop the skills they will need to succeed in the jobs of the future in local growth industries. The $5.1 million Australia Government funded Pathways in Technology (P-TECH) Australia pilot program will establish a site at AviationContinue Reading »