Vocational training

Vocational training is the answer to modern challenges – Sserwanja

Asadu Sserwanja is the co-founder of the Kyadondo Technical Institute, which provides young people with professional education leading to certification and a diploma. Sserwanja’s decision to establish a professional institute was inspired by his struggle to access higher education. Raised by a mother who struggled to feed her family, Sserwanja found himself stuck after finishing […]

Vocational training

The global vocational training market is exponential

Dallas, May 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In response to the ongoing global pandemic and its deteriorating impact on employability and business productivity, reliance on skills training is increasing significantly to improve development skills, according to the latest research study from Orbis Research.Several countries supported by the OECD vision highlight the benefits of vocational training […]

Short courses

Short courses ‘carry risk’ as Australian universities pile up

Australian universities are increasing their short course offerings as income from international education evaporates, but observers fear some are investing too heavily in a time-limited source of income that narrows their future options. Undergraduate and postgraduate certificates, created last year as part of Canberra’s Covid relief scheme, account for at least 10% of teaching grant […]

Short courses

Short courses help businesses get back on track after Covid

When Formula 1’s season-opening race in Melbourne was canceled hours before Friday practice in March last year, Trent Smyth had his sights set on pit lane. As a director of the Australian Grand Prix Corporation, he knew it was a significant decision to cancel a 120 million Australian dollars ($91 million) event. But, by the […]