Tag: Professional development

Education

Ignite curiosity in STEM students with Pedagogical Content Knowledge

75% of the fastest growing occupations in Australia require STEM skills and knowledge according to an Australia Industry Group report. Unfortunately the growing demand is not met with a growing supply of graduates. Therefore, it is important to fill the critical gaps in STEM education. In the lead up to the STEM Education Conference, taking place on the 20th and…

11 Jul 2014, by Informa Insights

Mining & Resources

Mining training ‘important for industry employees’

The importance of mining training has been highlighted in new Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) figures. According to the ABS, around eight million people have undertaken some form of training or study in the last 12 months, but prevalence is higher in certain industries. The data showed more than half of miners had undertaken training…

16 Dec 2013, by Informa Insights

Leadership & Communication

Leadership training ‘the most effective development activity’

Leadership training has a number of benefits, including increasing your confidence, enhancing your chance of promotion and boosting your overall workplace performance. Not only this, a recent survey highlighted that learning leadership skills is the most effective development activity for employees to undertake. The Australian Human Resource Institute (AHRI) polled 516 HR professionals and 17…

8 Nov 2013, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

Close-up: Jamie Bradford, SKM and CILTA(WA)

Jamie Bradford is the Chair of CILTA (WA) and Senior Associate with Sinclair Knight Merz. Jamie has over 30 years’ experience in transport and logistics, the past 20 years specifically working on logistics aspects including the strategising, planning, implementation and management of construction project supply chains for EPC projects. Jamie was the recipient of CILTA’s…

31 Jul 2013, by Informa Insights