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Other Local News - Canberra

Friday, 21 Jun 2013

Structured Workplace Learning

Host Employers needed to support students participating in ICT Vocational Courses at School
Structured Workplace Learning (SWL) is the workplace component of a nationally recognised industry specific Vocational Education and Training in Schools (VETiS) program. It is undertaken by students in years 10, 11 and 12 who are currently enrolled in the relevant VETiS course.
We are currently looking at opportunities for students in ICT. Students are working towards the Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology and they require a SWL placement in order to receive the Cert II at the end of Year 12.
The placements are specifically designed for those students who are considering a career in ICT and students work towards an ICT related competency while in the workplace. These placements generally go for five days but can be as little as one day if necessary.
Please click HERE and refer to the attached brochure for  more information about the benefits for employers.
For further information please contact Kerrie Sollis, SWL Program Manager on 6207 2300 or by email:

Australian Government Office for Women - calling for expressions of interest

The Australian Government Office for Women is calling for expressions of interest to take part in the Australian delegation to the APEC Women and the Economy Forum, 6-8 September 2013, in Bali, Indonesia.

Successful applicants will join the Australian Global Ambassador for Women and Girls in representing Australia at this year’s Forum, where the theme is ‘Women as Economic Drivers’.

The Australian Government is seeking motivated and experienced candidates from a range of relevant professional backgrounds and industries.

For your information, Click HERE to download a copy of the expression of interest documentation, including selection criteria and process.

Please note that in applying, applicants agree to fund all costs including travel, accommodation and other out-of-pocket expenses.

Please send expressions of interest to Applications close midnight, Sunday 7 July 2013.

For more information please contact Emma Davies, International Engagement and Human Rights Section, Office for Women on 02 6146 1872.