Archived News

July 2016

6 July 2016

Smart and Skilled Year One Program Review

In July 2015, Nous Group was commissioned by the NSW Skills Board to undertake a first-year review of Smart and Skilled.

March 2016

4 March 2016

NSW Secondary Students’ Post-School Destinations and Expectations 2015 Annual Report

This report presents key findings from the NSW Secondary Students' Post-School Destinations and Expectations 2015 Annual Report.

November 2015

27 November 2015

Ducks on the Pond: Women in Trade Apprenticeships

In 2013, the Skills Board’s predecessor, the Board of Vocational Education and Training, commissioned Quay Connection to undertake work on women in non-traditional trades. The aim of the research was to gain insights into why women are under-represented in trade apprenticeships. This included identifying positive and negative factors that impact on the attraction, recruitment, training and retention of women in traditional trades; exploring differences in the employment and training experience between male and female apprentices; and identifying opportunities to address negative factors and improve the attraction and retention of women in non-traditional trades.

August 2015

10 August 2015

Skills Board One Year Review of Smart and Skilled

The NSW Government is committed to a series of reviews of Smart and Skilled. The first of these is a review of the first year of implementation.

July 2015

23 July 2015

Transfer to Minister for Skills

On 2 April 2015, administrative arrangements transferred responsibility for the Skills Board Act 2013 to the Minister for Skills, the Hon. John Barilaro, MP, within the Department of Industry, Skills and Regional Development.

21 July 2015

NSW Secondary Students’ Post-School Destinations and Expectations

This report presents key findings from the 2014 Survey of Secondary Students' Post-School Destinations.

September 2014

May 2014

15 May 2014

Smart and Skilled Prices and Fees Released

Find out more about Smart and Skilled prices and fees here

September 2013

6 September 2013

Minister announces NSW Skills Board

On 6 September the Minister for Education, the Hon Adrian Piccoli MP, announced that the NSW Skills Board would replace BVET as the new Board to ov