Education (Update) Amendment Act 2017

  • A correction has been made to section 156(2) on 19 May 2017 under section 25(1)(j)(iii) of the Legislation Act 2012.
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: