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Apprentice employment network welcomes Labor’s appointment of key shadow ministers

Apprentice employment network welcomes Labor’s appointment of key shadow ministers The National Apprentice Employment Network (NAEN) has welcomed the appointment of new shadow ministers who will lead the Labor Opposition over the coming term of parliament. The National Executive Officer of NAEN, Dianne Dayhew congratulated the Shadow Minister for Education and Training Tanya Plibersek on…

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NAEN welcomes skills and training ministers in Morrison government

The National Apprentice Employment Network (NAEN) has welcomed the appointment of ministers who will oversee the key skills and training responsibilities under the re-elected Morrison government. The National Executive Officer of NAEN, Dianne Dayhew congratulated Mr Dan Tehan on his reappointment as Minister for Education, and Senator Michaelia Cash on her appointment as the new…

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NAEN congratulates the Morrison government on its election win

NAEN congratulates the Morrison government on its election win The National Apprentice Employment Network (NAEN) today congratulated the Morrison government on its election victory and looks forward to positive and imaginative steps to boost the number of apprentices and trainees. The National Executive Officer of NAEN, Dianne Dayhew said the government’s election win should provide…

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Apprentice employment network welcomes Coalition promise to extend apprentice wage subsidy

The National Apprentice Employment Network (NAEN) today welcomed the federal Coalition’s promise to extend the apprentice wage subsidy trial to another 1600 apprenticeships.   Prime Minister Scott Morison and the Minister for Skills and Vocational Education Senator Michaelia Cash announced that, if re-elected, the government will double the program, adding another $60m in funding which…

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Federal government review of vocational education and training is a chance to invigorate and modernise apprenticeships

Federal government review of vocational education and training is a chance to invigorate and modernise apprenticeships   Australia’s apprenticeship system has fallen out of favour and needs urgent action to restore it as a pillar of skills development for young people. In its submission to the federal government’s Expert Review of Vocational Education and Training…

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No need to fret about ATAR – scores of apprenticeships and traineeships are available for an immediate start

No need to fret about ATAR – scores of apprenticeships and traineeships are available for an immediate start Parents of students who are receiving their Year 12 results over coming days have been reminded of the tremendous opportunities from apprenticeships and traineeships, as they think about career and study choices. National Executive Officer of the…

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National apprenticeship network welcomes VET review

National apprenticeship network welcomes VET review The National Apprentice Employment Network (NAEN) today welcomed the federal government’s commitment to a comprehensive review of the national VET system. National Executive Officer Dianne Dayhew said such a review is vital to ensure that the VET system supports a nationally consistent model of training and skills development, with…

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