Skills and Education

A Time to Improve Social Prosperity

Herald Sun By Katie Lahey Chief Executive Business Council of Australia. After 16 years of continuous economic growth, Australia is undoubtedly experiencing the best of economic times. Individual wealth continues...

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Restoring our Edge in Education

August 2007 This discussion paper, Restoring our Edge in Education: Making Australia’s Education System its Next Competitive Advantage, finds that too many young Australians are being left behind by our...

BCA Backs New Call to Help Young People Plan for Work

The Business Council of Australia has backed research calling on schools to provide more support for disadvantaged young people to make realistic plans that match their work aspirations. BCA Chief...

New Model for Best Practice Commercialisation Policy

A new model developed jointly by business and the tertiary sector to improve R&D returns and commercialisation policy for Australia’s universities was released today. The Business Council of Australia and...

Changes Needed to VET System Says BCA

Wide-ranging changes are required in the vocational education and training (VET) system to ensure it meets the future needs of large businesses according to a report prepared for the Business...