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ACS’ ICT Gateway to Industry Schools program connects and facilitates partnerships between secondary schools and their students, parents and educators with employers across the ICT sector in Queensland.
The Gateway to Industry Schools program (GISP) for Information and Communications Technology is one of four new priority industry sectors involved in the Queensland Government’s key industry-school engagement strategy taking the number of priority industry sectors to ten. The GISP is a component of a state-wide industry engagement and workforce development strategy to support the long-term development of a highly skilled workforce in Queensland.
ACS has developed a School and Industry Cluster model that aims to create foundation opportunities for young Queenslanders to make informed decisions on a career in the tech sector, to assist secondary school educators to better understand and teach the Australian Digital Technologies Curriculum and to connect our next generation to ICT employers in Queensland that is expected to grow by nearly 3% or 13 000 positions over the next 4 years.
Hear about the latest ICT GISP developments, case studies, news and industry trends here.
- July Update Check out the ICT GISP July Update to see some highlights of the last six months.
- Focus on Careers in Cyber Security The ICT GISP is focusing on Cyber Security careers in 2021. Listen to Project Manager Matthew Jorgensen talk about pathways from a secondary school perspective on AustCyber's OzCyber Unlocked.
- ICT GISP goes National The ICT GISP recently made it into the national mainstream media on Sky News and OzCyber Unlocked
- Digitrek 21 Students and teachers can attend a myriad of FREE technology workshops, training and even a student competition as part of the Digitrek 21 program.
- St Brendan's College St Brendan's College recently made it into mainstream media publication CQToday.
- Australian Cyber Week | ICT GISP The ICT Gateway to Industry Schools program joined forces with AustCyber to create a series of resources and events to acknowledge Australian Cyber Week and the need for citizens and businesses to get serious about Cyber Security.
- Welcome to the ICT GISP | Sunshine Coast Cluster Takes Shape Mountain Creek State High School, Sunshine Coast Council and AustCyber join forces to provide ICT Industry experience to students as part of the ICT Gateway to Industry Schools program.
- ACS Secures Gateway to Industry Schools Program for ICT in Queensland ACS has successful secured the newly created Gateway to Industry Schools Program (GISP) for the Information and Communications Technology sector in Queensland. This program is managed and funded by the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training (DESBT) for a total contract value of $510,000 + GST.
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