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Summer in Adelaide has been pretty hot with days up to 43 degrees Celsius so the beach and anywhere cool is the choice location.

Reading 5 books was my main achievement over the holiday break. You’ll see that a number of the books were by Brene Brown, who is a shame researcher and having some perfectionist traits, I enjoyed The Gifts of Imperfection. Blue Ocean Shift is what I’m working with now.

On New Years Eve we received some exciting news – Tyler proposed to Jessica at one of their favourite spots on Yorke Peninsula, South Australia and she said yes! Congratulations to the happy couple as they are made for each other.

A quick heads up on a few things as we’ll be on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland and in Melbourne, Victoria in February; Bali (Indonesia), Austin (USA) and Sydney in March; so if you’d like to connect please send me and email and we’ll make a time to catch up.

For those people that can be in Melbourne on 15 February 2018, please check out the two events being hosted over lunch and with a later afternoon presentation and networking session, and I look forward to seeing you there.

You may have seen Jess’ email with a call out for Real World Problems – she has already received examples that go from addressing UN Sustainable Development Goals, to industry issues, the application of technology and how to best engage youth. Please take the time to watch the videos and see how you can contribute to innovate, real world learning for young people and students, thank you.

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Erasmus+ Programme (Europe) –

call for proposals

The call presents opportunities for organisations and individuals active in the fields of education, training, youth and sport. A broad range of actions promoting transnational and cross field partnerships and mobility for youth, students, learners, and practitioners are covered. Different application conditions and deadlines apply for each action.

Read more here>

Extraordinary work across all corners of the globe The iNShow interview

Passion was developed from early career, knowing the importance of adult learning and education. Seeing people transforming their lives, changing their aspirations, goals and what they thought they could actually do.

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Growth in Kiribati requires mobility and skills for employment

Kiribati, an island republic in the Central Pacific, has recorded 2.9% economic growth between 2011 and 2015 – thanks to continued finance by development partners. New projects include roads, airports, solid waste management and sanitation.

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How do you get an international context to your work and global opportunities?

These 10 tips (plus a bonus one) will work from whatever context or country you are based in as many are related to demonstrating your credibility, reputation and experience.

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Invitation to RTO Leaders Lunch in Melbourne – don’t make the same recent mistakes as others

It is clear that the depth, nature and style of ASQA audits is changing. You can see evidence of this across local institutions as well as those in states like South Australia. And you must have considered, what would happen if we had a snap audit, or found our staff and students being asked questions by an auditor that they couldn’t answer?

There are many examples of all types of providers, including some that were real surprises, where not enough attention is being paid to assessment capability, learning resources and assessment tools, professional development and the people aspects of running a successful Registered Training Organisation.

Over lunch with Chatham House Rule, insights will be shared on what would happen if you are audited like others have been recently, what can be learnt from past mistakes and the subsequent crisis, and the priorities to pay attention for your next audit.

Date: Thursday 15 February 2018

Time: 11.50 am registration opens, 12.00 pm lunch and discussion, 2.00 pm close.

Venue: Rooftop (level 7), 370 St Kilda Road, Melbourne 3004

Price: $22 incl GST with lunch provided

Register for the event here>

Mapping South Australia’s Workforce Ecosystem

In regions and countries like Germany, where there is a good match of workforce demand to workforce supply, there is a systems based approach, galvanizing all stakeholders towards a vision, mission, common goals and priorities.

The purpose of this survey is to map out all of the relevant stakeholders involved in any form of workforce forecasting/planning and workforce development including attraction/recruitment, education and development (accredited and non-accredited, formal and informal learning), retention and transition in South Australia.

Add your details to the map and Read more here>

If you’d like to map out your Workforce Ecosystem please get in touch.

The Future of Jobs, Skills and Work –

networking event in Melbourne

This event will explore where future jobs and workforce demand is headed, from the perspective of employers and industry, in Australia and internationally. Business models, enterprises and whole industry sectors are being reshaped, together with how we work, posing real challenges for proactive responses by education, employment, government and human resource management.

Discussion on the impact of Industry 4.0 technologies on education, jobs and skills will uncover the impact and requirements for Workforce 4.0 and your work.

Date: Thursday 15 February 2018

Time: 4.30 pm for 5.00 pm start and 7.00 pm close

Venue: Rooftop (level 7), 370 St Kilda Road, Melbourne 3004

Price: $22 incl GST with drinks and nibbles provided

Register for the event here>

PS. If you would like to see the RTO Leaders Lunch &/or The Future of Jobs, Skills and Work run in your location, please send me an email to register your interest, thank you.

Kind regards

Wendy Perry, Managing Director, Workforce BluePrint

+61 416 150 491 | +61 8387 9800

wendy@workforceblueprint.com.au | www.workforceblueprint.com.au





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New Programs and Services

Coaching and mentoring for your workforce project in areas such as:

  • evidence base identifying workforce demand, issues and gaps;
  • workforce of the future in line with your strategic plan;
  • HR infrastructure, skills based job descriptions and employee performance review system.

Change Lead or Interim role – do you have a change management or interim role? Please review my LinkedIn profile and send through an email to start a conversation.

TVET/VET International Insight Service and Opportunities Plan

Skills audit and training needs analysis – for employees, team reports and organisation overall; across your industry sector or region.

21st Century VET Leaders Program – taking expressions of interest via email.

Workforce of the Future Masterclasses taking expressions of interest via email for your enterprise, industry, region or country.



Contact us today by emailing wendy@workforceblueprint.com.au

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