Tag: STEM

13
May

Why are students steering clear of engineering?

There’s a skills shortage for engineering roles in Australia.

13
May

Engineering a local skills shortage in Australia

The latest edition of The Good Careers Guide has been released and analysis by the Guide’s publisher, Good Education Group, has revealed there are some high-demand occupations lacking an adequate supply of graduates.

25
Mar

Pay attention: Closing the wage gap

On Friday 8 March all of us here at Good Education Group joined in International Women’s Day, celebrating not only the achievements of our female colleagues, but also those that we work alongside within the industry as well as those that we admire from afar. With this year’s hashtag #BalanceforBetter, naturally it’s also a day which raises discussion around where

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14
Jan

Have your say on STEM education

Good Education Group is proud to partner with Refraction Media by helping promote this year’s Australian STEM report.

7
Jun

Girls can’t be what they can’t see – Good Education Group joins forces with girledworld

Good Education Group is proud to announce their involvement with the girledworld APAC summit, with the aim to get more girls into start-up, entrepreneurship and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) careers and build a new generation of innovators to take Australia forward.

14
Mar

STEM sector not always the ideal place to secure a job

There is a common belief that if graduates want to stay ahead of the competition and increase their chances of a lucrative and long-lasting career, then it’s best to sign up for a science, technology, engineering or maths (STEM) degree.

28
Feb

Jobs of the future in demand at Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct

Asia Pacific’s emerging innovation hub, the Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct (GCHKP) will generate demand for high-tech jobs that are only just being imagined, with a new report highlighting the exciting career prospects, talent pipeline, and the new qualifications required.

6
Dec

Working as a surveyor in Australia

There has never been a better time to be a surveyor in Australia. Rapid growth in job openings (5,001 and 10,000 over the 5 years to 2020) is predicted.

9
Feb

Time to energise the study of physics, technology and maths

It’s always been about the sky for third-year physics student ­Kirsten Banks. “In primary school I was really interested in weather, in meteorology,’’ the 19-year-old says. “But then my grandfather helped me pursue my love of problem-­solving, introduced me to engineering, and then when I started looking at university, I really liked the physics curriculum.’’

23
Dec

Signing off: A wrap up of 2016

It’s been another massive year for the education sector. Despite the condemnation of cuts to funding and unemployment rates, there have plenty of positives to take away from 2016.