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Inclusion of people with disability in training and work

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 | Case studies

With a love of sport and music, 30-year-old Anthony Pollaers Rowan is on the path to following his dream of becoming a sports or entertainment manager. He is completing a Diploma of Entertainment Business Management in Sydney, and is considering following it up with a Bachelor of... Read more

Meeting of industry leaders

Friday, February 23, 2018 | Article

Effective engagement with industry was a major talking point when Industry Reference Committee (IRC) Chairs and Deputy Chairs met in Melbourne on 21 February 2018. Industry leaders, representing various industry sectors across the economy, shared their experiences on capacity building and... Read more

AISC in the media - Disability needn't be a barrier to fulfilment

Friday, February 9, 2018 | Media release

The AISC’s inclusion of people with disability in education and work cross sector project featured in an article by AISC Chair, John Pollaers, published in The Australian newspaper on 7 February 2018.

Message from the AISC Chair - December 2017

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 | Messages from the Chair

As 2017 draws to close, I would like to thank you for your contribution to your Industry Reference Committee (IRC) and, more broadly, the national vocational education and training (VET) system. Our work in shaping training package development directly impacts the lives of many people and... Read more

Recognising the value of industry-driven skills

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 | Media release

Media Release 29 November 2017 Recognising the value of industry-driven skills Chair of the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC), John Pollaers, today called for greater recognition of the value of industry-driven skills in meeting the needs of both businesses and workers.... Read more

Bill Galvin's speech to Korea Research Institute for VET (KRIVET)

Thursday, November 16, 2017 | Speech

Speech | Bill Galvin | Skilling industry for the future | 16-17 November 2017 | Seoul, Korea Korea Research Institute for Vocational Education and Training (KRIVET) Second International Conference on Regional and Industry Skills Introduction Ladies and gentlemen thank you for the... Read more

Building the skills of VET educators and employers to improve inclusion of people with disability in training and work

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 | Media release

Media Release Tuesday 31 October 2017 Building the skills of VET educators and employers to improve inclusion of people with disability in training and work An innovative new project that aims to give employers and educators the skills and knowledge they need to improve inclusion of... Read more

AISC pilots new model for VET to drive collaboration across industries on future skills needs

Monday, October 30, 2017 | Media release

AISC pilots new model for VET to drive collaboration across industries on future skills needs The Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) is piloting a new model for the development of vocational education and training that fundamentally changes the way industry collaborates on future... Read more

Servicing industry to provide the skills it needs

Thursday, October 19, 2017 | Case studies

Creating a Nationally Recognised Training Package for a Growing, Innovative Sector Vocational education and training can benefit many businesses in the pharmaceutical manufacturing sector, as CEO of IDT Australia Dr Paul MacLeman discovered. It started with a business problem – how can we spend... Read more

Working with industry to upskill heavy vehicle drivers

Thursday, October 19, 2017 | Media release

Working with industry to upskill heavy vehicle drivers A new nationally-recognised training package endorsed by the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) aims to make it easier for the heavy vehicle industry to manage driver fatigue.  “This new training package will ensure the... Read more

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