Smarter Training

Team Name: 
Mr Ed

Future proof your worklife

Find and highlight current and future opportunites for work using data drawn from the Australian Taxation Office, the Department of Education and Training, the Department of Industry, the Australian Bureau of Statistics and the Department of Employment. Looking at current innovation trends and training data to maximise completion rates and job prospects.

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Used Datasets: 
Dataset Name: 
Higher Education Attrition Rates 2005-2013
Publishing Organisation/Agency: 
Department of Education and Training
Jurisdiction of Data: 
Australian Government
How did you use this data in your entry?: 
Once a site visitor has identified an area of study that might provide future employment opportunities they can view attrition rates for their area of study, giving them an idea of how difficult it might be to complete a course of study in that area, or which universities or training organisations might best fulfil their training aspirations.
Dataset Name: 
Experimental Industry Estimates by Geographic Area
Publishing Organisation/Agency: 
ABS
Jurisdiction of Data: 
Australian Government
How did you use this data in your entry?: 
This data was used to suggest areas of study that could best lead to future employment options
Dataset Name: 
SA3 Region Innovation Data 2009-15
Publishing Organisation/Agency: 
Department of Industry
Jurisdiction of Data: 
Australian Government
How did you use this data in your entry?: 
This data was used to suggest local opportunities for future proof employment.
Dataset Name: 
Characteristics of Temporary Skilled Migrants - GovHack Only Dataset
Publishing Organisation/Agency: 
ABS
Jurisdiction of Data: 
Australian Government
How did you use this data in your entry?: 
Used to identify current skills shortages. Used to inform intelligent choices about study options most likely to lead to employment outcomes.
Dataset Name: 
Jobs Services Australia Vacancy Data
Publishing Organisation/Agency: 
Department of Employment
Jurisdiction of Data: 
Australian Government
How did you use this data in your entry?: 
Another dataset we used to identify current skills shortages. Used to inform intelligent choices about study options most likely to lead to employment outcomes.
Dataset Name: 
Australian Vocational Education and Training (VET) statistics
Publishing Organisation/Agency: 
NCVER
Jurisdiction of Data: 
Australian Government
How did you use this data in your entry?: 
Used to inform potential students on the difficulty of their chosen course of study, as reflected by the completion statistics for that field.
Dataset Name: 
Completion and attrition rates for apprentices and trainees 2014: state and territory data tables
Publishing Organisation/Agency: 
NCVER
Jurisdiction of Data: 
Australian Government
How did you use this data in your entry?: 
Used to inform potential students on the capability of their local training providers for a given area of study, as reflected by the completion statistics for that field in their locality.
Dataset Name: 
GovHack2016
Publishing Organisation/Agency: 
ATO
Jurisdiction of Data: 
Australian Government
How did you use this data in your entry?: 
Used as an indication of potential future earnings for given occupations, based on past tax returns for workers in the target job area
Dataset Name: 
Vocational education training packages
Publishing Organisation/Agency: 
training.gov.au
Jurisdiction of Data: 
Australian Government
How did you use this data in your entry?: 
Used to provide links to registered training organisations delivering courses relevant to the chosen occupation
Event Location: 
Hobart