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IWD 2019: Joyal reaches for the sky through JobStart

05 March 2019

Joyal Langoy, 23, graduated from a mechanical engineering degree and was looking for the next step. Through a collaboration between JobStart Philippines and Moog Controls Corporation, Joyal now works as an Assembly and Test Technician at Moog in Baguio City. She assembles valves that go into actuators, that will then…

Students journey into Singapore's story

05 February 2019

In November 2018, Scope Global hosted a group of 24 students from the University of Adelaide on a tour through Singapore. Throughout, they gained inside knowledge on the country’s politics and identity.Daily activities began with morning seminars covering a variety of topics in history, diplomacy and economy at local education…

Students gain insight in international development in Vietnam

17 December 2018

This July, Scope Global took a group of 17 students from the University of Adelaide to Vietnam on an international development practice study tour.Beginning in Hanoi, the students took an introductory Vietnamese language class, attended a lecture on Vietnam’s history and politics with Dr Tien Nam at Vietnam National University,…

Meet Pepetua: a role model for women in Tuvalu

04 December 2018

As part of The Official 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign, we’re highlighting stories of empowerment. We looked to the inspiring women we know and work with around the Asia-Pacific and spoke to Pepetua (second from left), the Director of Department of Climate Change and Disaster in Tuvalu. Pepetua started…

Pacific skills development practitioners share key takeaways from the WFCP World Congress 2018

29 October 2018

In a world in which technology advances by the day and automation steadily reduces the scope for traditional employment, what kind of skills are the world’s workforces going to need in coming years, and how can they best be acquired?This question put under the microscope by the 800 international delegates…

Let’s Make Inclusion Everyone’s Business

27 September 2018

Through the Disability Inclusion Practice, we can link businesses with disability inclusion consultants who have a lived experience of disability. We asked four experienced practitioners about what businesses can do to make their spaces and resources more accessible for all. Nas Campanella is a journalist and newsreader with the ABC and…

Study overseas through the 2019 Endeavour Leadership Program

21 September 2018

Applications are now open for the 2019 intake of the Endeavour Leadership Program.The Endeavour Leadership Program is an outstanding opportunity for students from around the globe to pursue international study, research or professional development. Australian students can apply to partner institutions overseas, while foreign students have the chance to complete higher education…

Indigenous Endeavour scholar researches her Karen roots

08 August 2018

Violet Cho finished high school in a refugee camp on the Thai-Myanmar Border. Her experience as an indigenous Karen woman and a refugee inspired her to go on and study anthropology.                                        …

Endeavour fellow developing effective family health programs for Aboriginal Australians

12 July 2018

Through her postdoctoral research program, Dr Catherine Chamberlain aimed to improve Indigenous health inequality by developing family-focused strategies in pregnancy, birth and early childhood.Dr Chamberlain, a descendant of the Trawlwoolway people in Tasmania, completed her Endeavour Research Fellowship for Indigenous Australians in 2017. She explains some of the highlights of…

University of Adelaide students embark on study tour in Vietnam

29 June 2018

Scope Global is working with the University of Adelaide to deliver another practical study trip for students interested in international development.Building on the success of previous study tours managed by Scope Global, the 17 day trip will take students to a range of locations across Vietnam, and allow them to get…