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July 18, 2018

Networking — Vanine Gilmore

Vanine is a career coach, mentor, trainer and counsellor for Worklife Directions, based in Cairns.

Tags: networking / member focus

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Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.

Albert Einstein

July 18, 2018

Why I Value Professional Development

As I prepared for my third CDAA conference, which again includes co-presenting a workshop, I found myself reflecting on my new profession as a career practitioner and how it might relate to my work with clients.

Tags: CDAA / CPD requirements

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July 18, 2018

Networking – Julie Street

Julie is a career coach and runs her own business, Life Path Career Coaching.

Tags: networking / member focus

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July 18, 2018

Girls Continue to Shy Away from Maths and Science Study

An international study conducted by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has found that girls are opting out of science and maths study, with a quarter of female students choosing not to study the fields in their senior years of school.

Tags: gender studies / STEM / science / maths

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July 18, 2018

Register now for ACS Seminars (2015)

The Australian Careers Service (ACS) Seminars are back and better than ever. Read more
July 18, 2018

Government to Crack Down On Vet Providers

Training providers will be banned from offering ‘miraculously short’ diploma programs, as well as using incentives such as laptops, prizes or cash to attract potential students, under new reforms to the VET FEE-HELP scheme.

Tags: VET / FEE-HELP / VET reforms

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A ship in a harbour is safe - but that is not what ships are built for.

John Shedd

July 18, 2018

Forty Per Cent of Vocational Loans Won’t Be Repaid, Says Study

With more on VET FEE-HELP loans, an analysis conducted by the Grattan Institute has found that more than a third of loans granted to Vocational Education and Training (VET) students will never be repaid.

Tags: VET / FEE-HELP / VET reforms

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July 18, 2018

Changes to Employment Services

Announced in 2014, changes to the federal government’s employment services system are fast approaching.

Tags: employment services

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July 18, 2018

Navigating the midlife career journey

Midlife can be an uncertain period where work and family roles are changing and the road ahead is yet to be mapped out.

Tags: personal reflection / career change

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