Skills development

Tonga Skills for Inclusive Economic Growth

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Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
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The goal of Tonga Skills is equitable access to quality based and demand driven skills development that contributes to sustainable economic growth in Tonga. 

It supports systemic change in Tonga’s technical and vocational education and training sector and facilitates inclusive economic growth through targeted skills development activities.

Tonga Skills works with the Government of Tonga and the private sector to better match skills supply to skills demand, to support improved planning, to identify and address barriers to participation in skills development, and to strengthen local training provision, particularly to Tongans who may be disadvantaged by gender, disability or geographic location.

Scope Global manages and implements Tonga Skills on behalf of the Australian Government.

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2 Dec, 2020

Scope Global and eftpos collaboration aims to improve online identification for people living with disability

Scope Global is delighted to announce a joint national initiative with eftpos which aims to strengthen and simplify digital identification processes for people living with disability, in an Australia-first pilot.

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2 Dec, 2020

Celebrating International Day of People with Disability 2020

Every year on 3 December, we mark International Day of People with Disability by raising awareness and celebrating the achievements and contributions that people with disability bring to our workplace, our programs and communities.

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23 Oct, 2020

Enabling remote access to skills training in Tonga

Tonga Skills for Inclusive Economic Growth has launched a new training platform for its online skills training courses. This initiative was developed to ensure that people in Tonga are able to access skills training when face-to-face training is not available or possible.

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