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Skills development initiatives benefit from cross-country collaboration

29 May 2017

This month the Tonga Skills Team Leader, Dr Uhilomoelanai Fasi, spent a week in Vanuatu to gain insights into the successful Vanuatu Skills for Economic Growth Program.The trip coincided with the annual Vanuatu Skills for Economic Growth Strategic Planning Workshop hosted by Vanuatu’s Team Leader, Fremden Yanhambath. This provided an…

AASWA Regional Planning Workshop in Bangkok

25 May 2017

Australia Awards South and West Asia (AASWA) team members from across the region came together in Bangkok for the AASWA Regional Planning Workshop last week.The workshop provided a rare opportunity for the team and representatives from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to meet and collaborate face-to-face. Team members…

Photo competition winners announced – Australia Awards South and West Asia

16 March 2017

From conducting field trials to exploring new foods and visiting Australia’s tourist icons, Australia Awards South and West Asia scholars have offered us a glimpse into their scholarship experiences through an inaugural photo competition.Today, the 2017 ‘Fully Focused’ Australia Awards South and West Asia Photo Competition winners have been announced:Winner – Tahseen…

Celebrating equality this International Women’s Day

08 March 2017

International Women’s Day gives us an opportunity to stop and celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. This year we reflected on some of the ways Scope Global recognises the incredible potential of women and contributes to gender equality in our region.“Throughout my career, I’ve seen the…

Volunteers advance opportunities for people with disabilities

16 February 2017

Twenty Australians volunteering with the Australian Volunteers for International Development (AVID) program have been awarded AVID Disability Initiative Grants to implement activities that promote collaboration, capacity development and equal opportunities for people with disabilities.Grant applications were received from volunteers in 11 countries across the Asia Pacific, and all supported a twin-track approach…

Skills development program launched in Tonga

02 February 2017

Scope Global has recently been selected to manage the Australian Government’s five-year Tonga Skills for Inclusive Economic Growth program. Tonga Skills will work to improve economic outcomes for individuals and businesses across Tonga, including those who are disadvantaged.In late January the Australian High Commissioner, H.E. Andrew Ford and the CEO of…

What’s new? Sri Lanka Skills for Inclusive Growth Program

16 January 2017

We’re pleased to announce that Scope Global has been selected to manage and implement the Sri Lanka Skills for Inclusive Growth program on behalf of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT).Through Skills for Inclusive Growth, Australia will provide support over four years to strengthen Sri Lanka’s tourism sector through training…

Welcome 2017 DCSP students

13 January 2017

Scope Global manages the Defence Cooperation Scholarship Program (DCSP) on behalf of the Australian Department of Defence. This year, students from 15 countries in the Asia-Pacific will be undertaking postgraduate coursework degrees at universities in Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Launceston, Melbourne, Sydney and Wollongong.Students arrived in Australia last week and are…

Scope Global appointed by DFAT to manage the Kiribati Facility

13 December 2016

We’re pleased to announce that Scope Global has been appointed by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) to manage the next phase of the Australian Government’s skills development and employment program in Kiribati, the Kiribati Facility, which includes the Skills for Employment Program and the Flexible Support Facility.The Skills for Employment…

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