July 2013

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GenerationOne Blog - July 2013


GenerationOne endorses Indigenous employment training centre at BoysTown

On Thursday 25 July 2013, GenerationOne’s founder Andrew Forrest endorsed BoysTown as a best practice model for training Indigenous candidates through their Vocational Training and Employment Centre (VTEC). The VTEC model, driven by employer-led training, links Indigenous candidates to a guaranteed job at the end of their training and provides a holistic approach to training.  ... More...

29 July @ 09:34 Add your comment

Marist Youth Care endorsed as an Indigenous Employment Training Centre

GenerationOne’s founder, Mr Andrew Forrest today endorsed Marist Youth Care as a best practice model for training Indigenous candidates through their Vocational Training and Employment Centre (VTEC). The VTEC model, driven by employer-led training, links Indigenous candidates to a guaranteed job at the end of their training. This holistic approach to training and support into a job is having proven effects. “I celebrate our commitment with Marist Youth Care to ensure that training leads to a guaranteed job and share in its success as the first VTEC in NSW to be endorsed by GenerationOne,” said Andrew Forrest.  ... More...

24 July @ 10:00 Add your comment

Police Officer on the rise aims to bring Aboriginal crime numbers down

Now part of the Aboriginal Coordination Team for the NSW Police, 31 year old Damien John has a strong message for other young Aboriginal people aspiring to have a career: “Strive to succeed and you will”.  ... More...

22 July @ 02:45 Add your comment

Transfield Services achieves 4.5 per cent Indigenous employment

Transfield Services a member of GenerationOne’s Australian Employment Covenant has increased the rate of Indigenous employment in their Australian workforce to 4.5 per cent.... More...

18 July @ 04:19 Add your comment

Gail Naiden wins poster competition for 2013 National NAIDOC Week

Gail Naiden is the winner of the poster competition for 2013 National NAIDOC Week – We value the vision: Yirrkala Bark Petitions 1963.... More...

09 July @ 01:14 Add your comment

Students AIME high

Indigenous students of the Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience (AIME) graduate development program in Australia are progressing through school and on to University at a dramatically increased rate, the AIME 2012 Annual report has highlighted.  ... More...

05 July @ 12:20 Add your comment