CEO General Regional Update - August 16
Our CEO, has prepared a general regional update from information supplied by some of our members.
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Committee for Wyndham and Skilling Australia Foundation to launch youth job program
BUSINESS and industry leaders in Melbourne's west will come together under a new jobs initiative to save a "generation adrift."
The Western Skills Pipeline Project, pioneered by Committee for Wyndham and Skilling Australia Foundation, will provide free job-ready training to transition disadvantaged youth into apprenticeships and traineeships. The project to get underway in February will run for 12 months with an unlimited amount of participants.
New P-TECH School Model Promotes Strong Collaboration Between Industry and Education
The Committee for Wyndham is pleased to support the introduction of
Australia's first Pathways in Technology Early College High Schools
(P‐TECH). The Schools will be located in Geelong and Ballarat.
The P-TECH model will help address many issues currently faced by
Australia as it adjusts to rapid globalisation and technological change.
Netherlands Minister inspects local jobs and foreign trade project
The second largest food exporter in the world, The Kingdom of the Netherlands, has sent its Vice-Minister for Foreign Trade, Mr. Simon Smits, to inspect the Woodhouse Station glasshouse project, near Eynesbury. The visit by Mr. Smits and other officials follows a similar visit earlier this year by the Netherland's ConsulGeneral to tour Woodhouse Station, which is modeled on the successful Netherland's horticulture industry and has the potential to create up to 4,000 new jobs.