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Beacon’s new COO Announced

Beacon is excited to announce David O’Byrne as our new Chief Operating Officer. David, former Minister for Economic Development and recent National Secretary of United Voice, will commence his employment in mid-July. This role will be critical in ensuring we are ready for the exciting growth period ahead and sharpen the focus on changing the […]

QLD: Troubled teens gain training to ease transition from school to work

Thank you to ABC News for the coverage of a fabulous endorsement of the work of the Beacon Foundation. The impact of linking business with schools is invaluable. Hope we can help may more young people at Bundamba State Secondary College and our other schools around the country. Staples provide marvellous opportunities with workplace traineeships for young people […]

Recruiting Closed – Chief Financial Officer

Thank you for your interest, applications are now closed. We are looking for a Chief Financial Officer who is not only an experienced financial manager but who is also passionate about making a difference to the futures of young people and making a significant contribution to their local community. Reporting to the Chief Executive, this role […]

Education to Employment: Are we doing enough to support young South Australians to succeed?

Highlights from our Community Forum held in South Australia in March this year feature in the video below. Forum Topic: Education to Employment: are we doing enough to support our youth in SA? Event Details (Past Event) Calling all South Australians! We’d love you to join the Beacon Foundation team in Adelaide on 3 March […]

Beacon National Conference Award Winners 2015

Schools from across Australia were recognised for excellence in careers curriculum at the Beacon National Conference awards ceremony held on Thursday, April 29 in Sydney. More than 50 schools were represented at the National Conference, proudly supported by Staples and Holcim Australia, was held in Sydney over two days , with the National Excellence Awards a highlight of […]

Career Chats

‘Workers’ from across Australia representing a wide range of industries and career paths are registered on eBeacon to be available for a scheduled ‘Career Chat’ with an educator. Teachers can request a live ‘Career Chat’ to ask any questions they or their students or even parents may have at all regarding specific roles, career pathways, […]

Southern Area Manager - Hobart Recruitment Job

Recruiting Closed – Southern Area Manager (Hobart)

Thank you for your interest, applications are now closed. The Beacon team requires a dedicated, experienced and inspiring Southern Area Manager to join our dynamic team, working with our staff, businesses, schools and communities to assist more young Australians onto positive pathways. The role will work closely with the Tasmanian State Manager primarily aiming to assist Beacon schools to […]

Recruiting Closed – Executive Assistant (Hobart)

Thank you for your interest, applications are now closed. A great communicator, passionate, flexible, energetic, a team player? Sound like you? We are looking for an Executive Assistant to support our CEO, Scott Harris, in working to ensure Beacon’s operations meet our organisational objectives as we work towards an Australia that understands, cares and is motivated to […]

National Conference Award Nominations

Beacon’s National Award Nominations 2015

Nominations extended until April 10 Find out more and submit your nominations today. Across Australia more than 120 schools and communities are committed to enhancing their young people’s school to work transitions by developing and implementing the Beacon model. These schools and communities choose to do education differently, enhancing outcomes through a collaborative approach. They choose to […]

2015 Beacon National Conference

Beacon National Conference 2015

REGISTER NOW FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE TWO DAYS, INCLUDING GUEST SPEAKERS and FULL AGENDA We are excited to announce the Beacon National Conference 2015 : Education 2 Employment: The Next Generation WHEN     29th & 30th April 2015 WHERE  Crowne Plaza Coogee, Sydney Have questions about registration or the conference? Please Contact Us   REAL OUTCOMES You will […]