Education (Update) Amendment Act 2017

129 Section 159F amended (Functions of Commission)

(1)

After section 159F(1)(bb), insert:

(bc)

to establish and maintain a database of information about occupations and about post-compulsory education and training:

(bd)

to make that information available to the public and to institutions, private training establishments, students, and other interested bodies and persons:

(be)

to provide—

(i)

training and assistance to persons who advise about occupations; and

(ii)

career advice and associated counselling relating to post-compulsory education and training:

(bf)

to liaise with, and monitor the needs of, institutions, private training establishments, students and other bodies and persons with respect to—

(i)

information, training, and advice relating to occupations; and

(ii)

career advice and associated counselling relating to post-compulsory education and training:

(bg)

to provide support services for the purpose of promoting transition education that prepares students for employment, or further education and training, or both:

(2)

Replace section 159F(1)(bc) to (bg) with:

(bc)

to provide a publicly available careers information service that includes a database of information about occupations and tertiary education and training:

(bd)

to facilitate and strengthen the connections between schools, employers, and tertiary education organisations to ensure students are better prepared for employment and further education and training, or both: