For some time we’ve been talking about Accessibility in Social Media and have provided lots of tips on how to make the Government’s use of Social Media more accessible for people who may be using adaptive strategies or assistive technologies.
To add to the growing compendium of advice in this area, the US Government recently released some [...]
Tag Archives: ICT Skills
This morning I attended the launch of the Women in IT Executive Mentoring WITEM14 Program, the sixth to be held in Canberra for the Australian Government.
The WITEM program provides female Executive Level 2 ICT professionals in the Australian Public Service (APS) with access to career development guidance and proven leadership skills through a mentor relationship with a senior [...]
In early 2013, 24 ICT graduates will be commencing an exciting career in the Australian Government. These Graduates are all part of a new pilot program run by the Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) aimed at increasing the number of tertiary-qualified ICT employees in the Australian Government.
Over the last year or so we have posted information on the ICT Entry Level Programs when there have been specific events we’ve held – such as interview week or graduation. But what we haven’t done is to provide you with information on just how successful these programs have been in building the ICT capability [...]
The ICT Apprenticeship and Cadetship Programs are annual recruitment initiatives aimed at increasing the number of permanent ICT employees in the Australian Government. They provide an exciting opportunity for people who are interested in beginning a career in ICT to learn technical skills and theories, as well as gain a formal qualification and valuable workplace experience.
I am pleased to announce that today is World Telecommunications and Information Society Day. Across the world, World Telecommunications and Information Society Day is celebrated in many different ways to raise awareness of societal changes brought about by the Internet and new technologies, as well as to help reduce the ‘digital divide’.
The theme for World [...]
Tonight I attended a launch for the exciting new Pilot Women in IT Executive Mentoring (WITEM) Coaching Circles 2012 program.
Since 2007, AGIMO has partnered with Dell to deliver WITEM programs within the Australian Public Service (APS). The Pilot WITEM Coaching Circles program, for our Executive Level 1 leaders, is closely linked to the existing WITEM [...]
The ICT Skills Team would like to congratulate one of our 2010 APS ICT Cadets from the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Paul Du on his success in the 2011 Imagine Cup competition. Paul and his team have won the Australian Finals and will now compete in the World Cup Finals in New [...]
For the past four years, the Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) has managed the APS ICT Entry Level Programs, recruiting ICT apprentices and cadets into a number of Australian Government agencies.
Last night I had the pleasure of attending the APS ICT Entry Level Programs Graduation Ceremony. It was a wonderful celebration of the achievements of [...]