The Australian Computing Academy has launched the Schools Cyber Security Challenges, which will see cyber security taught to Australian high school students in years 7 to 10.
To meet the skill demands of the Fourth Revolution we must look to the capabilities of our existing workforce, moving systematically to a lifelong learning model.
Telstra is set to recruit 1,500 new staff in tech roles, to be sourced “where the best talent is available, both within and outside of Australia,” the company’s CEO Andy Penn announced yesterday.
Girl Geek Academy partners with Deloitte Digital and 99designs to run Year 10 work experience program
Girl Geek Academy has partnered with Deloitte Digital and 99designs to launch a week-long work experience program for year 10 students.
Meeum runs coding workshops that acknowledge learning to code isn’t always about becoming a developer
Meeum was founded by Elyse Maberley and Sam Hemphill with the goal of broadening access to coding education.
RMIT Online has partnered with Silicon Valley-based education provider Udacity to launch a series of online courses focused on bridging the tech skills gap.
The Australian ICT workforce grew 3.5 percent to 663,100 from 2016 to 2017 and the demand will keep growing, with the Australian economy forecast to require another 100,000 workers by 2023.
The more skills your staff have, the better equipped your business is to face this exciting age of digital disruption.
WithYouWithMe looks to combat veteran unemployment rates through its online job matching platform, which pairs veterans to jobs.
Jugglr is an app helping stay-at-home mothers connect with others in their local area and offer each other their professional services.
Pollenizer has today announced the launch of Next Monday, a program in Geelong to help the hundreds of workers who will be finishing up at the Ford factory following its closure this Friday figure out their next steps.
Bill Shorten’s ‘ode to startups’ budget reply highlights a critical issue in the ecosystem that needs addressing
While there are many issues that concern Australian startups that were addressed in Opposition Leader, Bill Shorten’s budget reply, perhaps the most important was his call for increased investment in STEM (Science and Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education, including software development.
I love some of the things happening in the education sector right now; it seems that there is a growing consensus within Generation Y that, on the whole, traditional education never really gave us a well-rounded view of the real world and as such many of us have fallen prey to some harsh life lessons when it comes to work, money and … well, life.
I am rather busy looking after my children three days a week. We do all sorts of things together, and at the end of the day when they are finally asleep, I confess I am dying for some peace and quiet. Still, I confess, through my hours of parenting, I have realized that most children possess some kick ass entrepreneurial skills that should be noted down.
One Can Grow is a new Social Startup that sets out to change the way high school students think about the way they perceive business and the workforce. Entrepreneurial Skills are exactly that -they are skills that will help you in the future where ever you end up in life whether it is working for yourself or for a large company with a global presence.