from IBM, 12 Jun 2014 The Prime Minister of Australia toured the Pathways in Technology Early College (P-TECH) High School, in Brooklyn, New York overnight with IBM (NYSE: IBM) as part of his current visit to France, Canada and United States of America.
from New York Daily News, June 11, 2014 Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott toured Brooklyn’s Pathways in Technology Early College High School Wednesday, with an eye to duplicating the school’s innovative programs in his home country. Founded in 2011, P-TECH offers students a college degree in a six-year program created with CUNY and IBM, whichContinue Reading »
from the Coca Cola Journey It might be hard to believe, but it’s true: you’ve graduated. The long summer break is over and as the new year really kicks in, so does the reality of looking for a job. Whether you’ve finished high school, university or your training, now is the time to take theContinue Reading »
Australia faces two related problems: skilled labour shortages in many sectors and a high rate of youth unemployment. Skilling Australia Foundation CEO Nicholas Wyman said Australia’s overall unemployment number concealed an army of unemployed and disengaged young people. 18 December 2013
Australia faces two related problems: skilled labour shortages in many sectors and a high rate of youth unemployment. Australia’s overall unemployment number conceals an army of unemployed and disengaged young people. The most recent ABS Labour Force Survey data shows youth unemployment in the 15 to 19 cohort is currently 27.17% Nationwide. In some regions,Continue Reading »
We have a real opportunity to look at secondary education differently in Australia. Secondary education is working for many Australian students, but a sizeable percentage is not being equipped for the workplace. We see the evidence in the high rate of youth unemployment among 15 to 19 year olds, which is 24% nationwide and 45%Continue Reading »
We are excited to have had Craig Ondarchie MP, Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier of Victoria, officially launch the Western Business School at the Committee for Wyndham 2013 Annual Gala Dinner last night in front of over 240 guests. The Western Business School is working in partnership with the Committee for Wyndham to deliver anContinue Reading »
Skilling Australia Foundation CEO, Nicholas Wyman talks about closing the skills gap and how parents, educators and business can play a key role in helping young people reach their full potential while contributing to their workplace and their communities. The Skilling Australia Foundation is delighted to be a recipient of a community grant from theContinue Reading »
The rise of first year apprentice pastry chef Daniela Clarke would never have happened without the injection of some essential ingredients. Blending work experience at Cake Mania in Parramatta together with a lifelong love of cooking and food, this 17 year old is on her way to fulfilling her dream. She is now learning theContinue Reading »
Young jobless need special attention, say training group. Australia’s young people are missing important life and work-place skills and the obstacles are even greater in disadvantaged communities, where the youth unemployment rate can be as high as 40 percent.