The economic strength of Asia and the growing integration of a global economy present many opportunities for Australia and the Geelong region. Emerging sectors ripe with new opportunities include advanced manufacturing, technology, cyber security and medical technology to name a few. For our local businesses to compete, they will need a highly skilled workforce inContinue Reading »
Geelong (Victoria) has been chosen as home for the $14 million Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre. Minister for Industry, Ian Macfarlane said the new Centre would be integrated with a network of Centres across Australia and would develop a sector competitiveness plan to link local businesses with global companies. Mr Macfarlane said a new Job ConnectionsContinue Reading »
Images from today’s P-TECH Launch at Federation College in Ballarat. Click to view a larger image.
The Federal Government announced today that two Australian schools will pilot the P-TECH pathways education model in 2016. Skilling Australia Chairman, Frederick Maddern OBE said the announcement has come at a critical time for Australia. The country is experiencing the impact of globalisation, economic reforms and technological change. Mr Maddern said ‘these forces are changingContinue Reading »
A selection of photos from the P-TECH Launch in Geelong. August 6, 2015. Click images to enlarge.
Geelong Advertiser August 6, 2015 | Nicole Mills exclusive PRIME Minister Tony Abbott is in Geelong to announce a $14 million cash splash for a new Industry Growth Centre in Advanced Manufacturing at Deakin University. He will also reveal Newcomb Secondary College as Australia’s first P-Tech school, with the aim of getting more kids intoContinue Reading »