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Australian Government Mismanages National AgreementMore
AWPA 2013 Workforce StrategyAustralia’s 2013 workforce development strategy recommends greater commitment by government to higher quality career services.
Employment ServicesDiscussions related to improving employment services post 2015 are underway. From CICA’s perspective one serious gap in current models is in relation to career guidance More
Funding for several research projects, relevant to the contemporary tertiary education and training environment, in the vicinity of $30,000 per project is available through a competitive selection process.More
CICA Secretariat Appointments
Commencing 1 January 2012More
"Identification of issues that impact upon the provision of effective career development services for VET learners" CICA October 2011More
Current CICA Secretariat Vacancies
Applications are open for:
Applications will close for the following positions for the Career Industry Council Secretariat on 7 November 2011 (5pm AEDST)
CICA calls for Expressions of Interest to write
Closes COB - Monday 17 October 2011More
Guide to Campus Recruitment (GCR) by Graduate Careers Australia
Applications for the Prime Minister's Education Assistance Program for Japan
Closing September 2011More
Experience+: Federal Government provides more help for mature age workersMore
ABS Report - July 2011 - Perspectives on Education and Training: Pathways in Vocational and Higher Education, 2009 (4250.0.55.002) Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 29/07/2011 First Issue
Asia EdNet Discussion Group - Expression of Interest
Seeking an Australian Secondary School interested in taking 20 students (14-18 year olds) to Beijing 17-26 July, 2011.
Don't miss the opportunity to complete the online career practitioner survey - on how children and young people can best be prepared for study and work - in particular in relation to career development needs. Online 10 -15 minute Survey until 9 March 2011.
All career practitioners who complete the survey will have the chance to win a $500 prize.More
Lost talent? The occupational ambitions and attainments of young Australians
NCVER Research Report now availableMore
Online career practitioner survey - on how children and young people can best be prepared for study and work - in particular in relation to career development needs. Online 10 -15 minute Survey until 11 March 2011.
All career practitioners who complete the survey will have the chance to win a $500 prize.
English Government to launch all-age careers serviceJames Brockett
Publication date: 5 November 2010 (Source: PM Online)
Careers guidance at heart of social mobility, says John Hayes
The government is to launch an all-age careers service for England, in what it says is the first of its kind.
The Connexions service for young people and Next Step service for adults will be replaced by a “fully joined-up service” for all age groups from September 2011, skills minister John Hayes confirmed in a speech to the Institute for Careers Guidance (ICG) annual conference in Belfast on 5 November 2010.
The 2011 CDAA International Career Conference promises to be an outstanding event.
26 - 29 April 2011
Federal Election 2010
CICA has written to each member of the House of Representatives and Senate
CICA 09-10 Annual ReportMore
National Career Development Week 17 - 23 May 2010More
12 May 2010 - DEEWR announcement of extension of NCDW fundingMore
30 April 2010 - CICA elects new President and new ExecutiveMore
The Keep Australia Working service has been launched - 1 February 10 (and November 2009)More
Warwick Institute for Employment Research Bulletin #90 - Nov 2009More
"Why Career Development Matters" November 2009More
CICA Secretariat Appointments extended - June 2009More
CICA 08-09 Annual ReportMore
Latest information about Compact with Young Australians - May 2009More
CICA announces key secretariat appointments - December 2008
Michael Geeves, CICA President, announced the appointment of two key roles for the CICA Secretariat until 30 June 2009.More
"Keeping Jobs" 11 Nov 2008 Insight on SBS
Talking about the job market, the global crisis, consumer/business confidence etc ...More
March 2008 - Name Change for AACC
On March 27 at the 2008 Hobart AGM, members of the Australian Association of Career Counsellors unanimously approved a name change for their Association to the Career Development Association of Australia Inc (CDAA). The new name better reflects the broad range of products and services that CDAA members currently provide.More
ABCD update March 2008
On 14 March 2008 the Australian Education Senior Officials Committee (AESOC), agreed that MCEETYA would fund the refinement and roll-out of the Blueprint, based on the recommendations identified in the trial.More