The Bright Future Campaign: Employers Wanted, Support Students

A Brighter Future through Student Work Placements and School Based Apprenticeships & TraineeshipsSkillsOne television presenter Rachel Small talks about The Bright Futures Campaign and defines School Based Apprenticeships & Traineeships (SBATs) and Work Placements. A number of vox pops fromRead More

F1 in Schools Sydney Hub Partnership Regional Finals

F1 in Schools Sydney Hub Partnership Regional Finals

  In an innovative example of schools working together, Marrickville High School hosted a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) Activities Day incollaboration with the University of Technology Sydney (UTS)’s Faculty of Engineering and IT, and Sydney Business Partnerships. OverPlay Video

Building communities with Landcom

Building communities with Landcom

We will meet with Michael Burt the general manager of Landcom and he will have a chat about the project Youthbuild, chatting about how young people can get involved and show us were it all takes place. Youthbuild is anPlay Video

School-based apprenticeship program lifts retention

Tasmania’s School-Based apprenticeship program is helping lift the State’s retention rates, according to Premier and Minister for Education and Skills, David Bartlett.Speaking on Tuesday at the graduation of eight Tasmanian apprentices and trainees in Hobart, Mr Bartlett said the programRead More

GTA Partnership Award 2009: vetEAST & MEGT

GTA Partnership Award 2009: vetEAST & MEGT

A collaborative approach to Australian School-based Apprenticeships. An eleven year partnership between MEGT and vetEast (seven Melbourne schools) has facilitated vocational pathways for more than 1000 students. As the 2009 winner of the GTA Partnership Award, this program is beingPlay Video

What comes after school?

What comes after school?

John Taccori describes his job as helping young people work out what they're good at, and helping them to pursue that interest as a career. He is an experienced career and vocational counsellor, offers his insights and advice into thePlay Video

Jessica’s Bright Future

Jessica’s Bright Future

Jessica Taggart's Bright Future began when she undertook a School Based Traineeship, now she is the NSW School Based Trainee of the Year! Jessica's interest in the nursing field began when her younger sister was born with a complex congenitalPlay Video

Cooking up a Bright Future

Cooking up a Bright Future

Every Saturday Jesse Adams, a School Based Trainee Chef, showcases his cooking skills at Catalina, Rose Bay. While balancing a Year 12 workload, Jesse is close to completing his Certificate II Hospitality traineeship and on his way to securing hisPlay Video

Team New Zealand visits St James School

Team New Zealand visits St James School

WorldSkills Competitors from New Zealand took a trip back to their Elementary and Junior High School days as they made a visit to St James School in Calgary as part of the One School One Country program. Students at St James had beenPlay Video

Cardinal Newman School

Cardinal Newman School

Team USA visited Cardinal Newman Elementary School as part of the One School One Country program. They were greeted with a raucous reception by the students and staff and spoke to Mark Claypool and Jack Frederick. Students and Competitors exchanged giftsPlay Video

Wenona School restore a Mini

Wenona School restore a Mini

Wenona is a school for girls and young women that aims to enhance and enrich the learning experience. Female participation in the engineering fields in desperately low. How appropriate that the school, through its inaugural Head of STEM Andy Draper,Play Video

South Africa Goes Back to School

South Africa Goes Back to School

Competitors from the South African WorldSkills Team took a trip to Olympic Heights Elementary School as part of the One School One Country program. They received a warm welcome and exchanged gifts with the delightful school at a special assembly.

Supporting students and investing in the future

Supporting students and investing in the future

School Based Apprenticeships, Traineeships and Work Placements are a great way for students to experience work and undertake formal, on the job training as part of their Higher School Certificate. “The program is a really great way to encourage studentsPlay Video

Enlightening Trade

Enlightening Trade

Electro Group Training is a Group Training Organisation (GTO) and a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). It is also a not-for-profit organisation offering school based apprenticeships (ASBA) as well as training and providing qualified electricians to the Electro-Technology industry This programPlay Video

Not Your Average Cirkus

Not Your Average Cirkus

When Stephanie Brown accepted an art teacher position at James Cook Boys High School in Southern Sydney, she soon felt that much of the boys’ aggression and frustration could be channelled positively. She developed the Machismo Project - a circusPlay Video

Kempsey Metal Kings

Kempsey Metal Kings

Maths? Nah. English? No way. Being paid to learn Metalwork? Sweet! Being paid to learn skills in metalwork - while still at school - is a project Kempsey High School has undertaken in conjunction with local businesses to give kidsPlay Video

The Gateway to Industry Schools Program: Agribusiness

The Gateway to Industry Schools Program: Agribusiness

The Agribusiness Gateway to Industry Schools project encompasses a variety of exciting career pathways and jobs associated with on-farm production and the various stages of distribution, value adding, processing and product marketing through the farm to consumer supply chain. The Agribusiness G​​​​​​ateway to IndustryPlay Video

Ladies Do Lunch

Ladies Do Lunch

Lauren Yates is a winner of the Australian Vocational Student prize for outstanding vocational achievement in secondary education - she explains the advantages of a TVET course in high school as she prepares gnocci sauce in the learning kitchens ofPlay Video

Sydney Film School at Skillex NSW, 2011

Sydney Film School at Skillex NSW, 2011

Sydney Film School (SFS) is one of the top film schools globally, renowned for its focus on story telling. Our production house model delivers comprehensive hands on training. Sydney Film School graduates are employed in the screen and media industriesPlay Video

Decisions, Decisions…Life After High School

Decisions, Decisions…Life After High School

The National Employment & Careers Expo travels around Australia giving high school students the opportunity to think and dream about their future careers. Walking around the careers expo you'll meet some inspirational people. SkillsOne found Tristan Turner and Adrian Thurmer,Play Video

Youthbuild Students and Teachers

Youthbuild Students and Teachers

Youth build is an initiative of the Housing Industry Association (HIA) in which young people learn and gain practical experience in the building industry while still at secondary school. Here we will meet with Andrew Clarke the teacher of thePlay Video

Cafe Class for Deaf and IM students

Cafe Class for Deaf and IM students

The Hearing Support Unit is made up of hearing impaired and mildly intellectually disabled students from the surrounding region. Some students have both disabilities. These students could attend a regular school and integrate into mainstream classes but their parents chosePlay Video

Old School Photography

Old School Photography

Lomography is type of photography that centres around the Lomo camera from the late 70s-early 80s, and has grown in popularity over recent years. In an age of technological advancement, the instant satisfaction brought about through digital technology and thePlay Video

Vehicle Art @ WorldSkills

Vehicle Art @ WorldSkills

Here at WorldSkills Competition 2008, Justin shows how he has combined his love of cars and painting to undertake a fulfilling career! About Vehicle Painting: Eleven competitors will take part in the challenge to paint the front end of aPlay Video

Linked Up

Linked Up

Edwina Hurst is a professional colour consultant and teaches a Diploma in colour and design at the International School of Colour And Design. She talks to SkillsOne about her experience being a colour designer and a teacher, and the kindsPlay Video