Youth Programmes

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Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA)

ACARA’s role is to support all Australian governments to deliver the Australian Curriculum, national assessment programs, and to manage the collection, quality assurance and reporting of school information to all Australian governments and the Australian people. All education ministers have...

Compact with Young Australians

The Compact with Young Australians was established to help young people get the skills they need to get a job and make a successful transition to further education or training.

Independent review into regional, rural and remote education

Country students will be the focus of an independent review into regional, rural and remote education. The review will consider the key challenges and barriers that impact on students’ learning outcomes, including transitions toward, and success regarding, further study, training and employment. ...

National Youth Affairs Research Scheme

The National Youth Affairs Research Scheme was a cooperative funding program between the Australian Government and state and territory governments which ended in 2016.

Pathways in Technology (P-TECH)

The Australian Government is investing $5.1 million to pilot the P-TECH model in Australia. The 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,...

School to Work Transitions

There is a clear link between getting a year 12 certificate (or equivalent qualification) and improved social and economic outcomes for all young people. The Australian Government recognises the importance of education and training and is encouraging young people to complete school and...

Australian Student Prize

The Australian Student Prize has ceased.

Career Development

Career development is the ongoing process of managing your life, learning and work. It involves developing the skills and knowledge that enable you to plan and make informed decisions about your education, training and career choices.