COVID “turbocharging” skill shortage – Daily Telegraph

COVID has turbo charged the need for skills. NAEN CEO Dianne Dayhew speaks with Lauren Ahwan in the Telegraph today, along with Andrew Sezonov WPC Group and Craig Robertson TAFE Directors Australia. The message is consistent. Learning in the workplace secures real skills development and real jobs.   Story Link:

ABC fact check on Bill Shorten’s apprenticeship claim

Labor leader Bill Shorten says the number of apprenticeships has slumped since the Coalition took office. Is he correct? “‘Apprenticeships’ as shorthand for apprenticeships and traineeships: Associate Professor Shah told Fact Check that using “apprenticeships” could be problematic. “There is some confusion and mixture and blurring of lines between traineeships and apprenticeships in some occupations,”…