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27 proud men and women are now defence force graduates – National Indigenous Times

published date: September 25th, 2013 by Angus Knight No Comments

Angus Knight was recently mentioned in the National Indigenous Times on the 25th September 2013. The article centres on the recent graduation and outcomes of participants from the Defence Indigenous Development Program (DIDP) in Batchelor, Northern Territory, of which Angus Knight was a key partner, providing mentoring support for the recruits in the program. The article describes the program as the ‘most successful DIDP yet’. This result reinforces recognition of the quality of Angus Knight projects, like the DIDP, and their positive impact in building the capabilities of individuals, organisations and communities, particularly in areas of Indigenous opportunity.

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Jobfind will hold open days in Wallsend and Kurri Kurri to support an innovative partnership for benefiting local job seekers

published date: September 23rd, 2013 by Angus Knight No Comments

Jobfind, a business of the Angus Knight Group, has recently announced its partnership with iGym 247, Solid 101, and the Hunter Youth and Training Services (HYTS) in the Hunter region of NSW. The partnership is working to motivate and engage youth in finding meaningful employment. The program looks beyond traditional training methods, instead tailoring an employment solution that holistically prepares participants for work in mind and body. The program offers Jobfind’s registered job seekers in the Hunter region, a blend of certified vocational training of their choice, personal mentoring, coaching and access to a contract-free 30 day gym membership for $30.

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Defence Indigenous Development Program (DIDP) Graduation

published date: September 9th, 2013 by Angus Knight No Comments

9 September 2013 – Defence Indigenous Development Program (DIDP) trainees are set to graduate with a range of new skills preparing them for gaining meaningful employment.

42 of the 45 Indigenous participants enrolled to complete the Defence Indigenous Development Program (DIDP), will graduate this week, after an educational 5 month undertaking. The program has equipped the participants with relevant capability training, life skills and confidence building endeavours to prepare them for work in the Defence forces, or any other professional environment. The program also provided participants with opportunity to work closely with communities around their campuses in regeneration programs, and it is this holistic approach to mentoring that has delivered participants who now stronger and more confident and are in turn able to contribute to and strengthen communities workplaces in the future.

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