Multi million dollar job skilling partnership creates youth employment

Written by: Stephanie Acevedo The McGowan Government has signed a new $126 million dollar deal with the Federal Government’s Skilling Australians Fund National Partnership. Twenty thousand new apprenticeships and traineeships will be created for young Western Australians, as well as pre-apprenticeships. A McGowan Government employer incentive scheme will be implemented, providing training to support employers…

34 Honorary Student Youth Ambassadors embark on Chinese adventure

In a special school assembly this morning, Education Minister, Sue Ellery, granted 34 students from Years 5-6 at Oberthur Primary School as Honorary Youth Ambassadors, ahead of their 16 day study tour in China. The school’s Chinese Immersion Program saw these students  learning Mandarin since they were in pre-primary, where students are taught their normal curriculum…

Young Female Beazley Award Winners

The Beazley Medal, first presented in 1984, is the highest honour a secondary school student can be awarded in WA. Today, two female public school students have been recognised for their outstanding achievements in Year 12. Education Minister, Sue Ellery, and Kim Beazley, presented the winners for 2017 with their medals in a ceremony at…