The Australian Government works closely with national education bodies such as the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership and the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority to make best use of their expertise and skills.
The department oversees the School Entry Point (SEP) site to enable schools, school systems and approved authorities to manage applications for program administered by the Department of Education and Training.
The Pathways in Technology (P-Tech) pilot is an innovative model of education-industry collaboration that provides students studying for their Senior Secondary Certificate with an industry supported pathway to a science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) related diploma, advanced diploma or associate degree.
Project funding agreements for Trade Training Centres have been enhanced to ensure industry engagement and collaboration is at the forefront of these projects, along with appropriate student support arrangements.
Via the School to Work Transitions the Government is working with state and territory governments to bring schools, business and families together to support young people to stay connected with education and training, and create a productive, skilled and knowledgeable future workforce.
Finally, the Core Skills for Work Developmental Framework is relevant to careers advisers, trainers and educators and people who are involved in the development of training material, curriculum, standards and learning and assessment resources.