Today's Skills: Tomorrow's Leaders Program
A national leadership program for group training apprentices and trainees
28 August to 2 September, 2016
Now, more than ever, skilled Australians are needed to take up the leadership challenges ahead. The Today’s Skills: Tomorrow’s Leaders program makes a valuable contribution, identifying and developing the leadership potential that exists amongst the group training network’s 25,000 apprentices and trainees.
Each year around 20 group training apprentices and trainees, high achievers in their chosen professions and potential industry leaders of the future, are chosen to participate in an intensive program held at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra. They come representing all states and territories and from varied industry backgrounds. The creative learning environment of Today’ Skills: Tomorrow’s Leaders is a unique opportunity for participants to develop their leadership and self management skills. They are challenged to take their current training successes to the next level and provided with practical tools to assist in clarifying their vision for the future and in working towards making this a reality.
The Governor-General of Australia (GTA Patron) has launched the program at Government House since 2004 and the content for this 5 day residential program has been designed by Ian Hutchinson (Employee Engagement Expert) to assist participants to be more in control of their work/life situations and to be able to make better informed decisions resulting in increased productivity, motivation and satisfaction at work and in life generally.
For more information about Today’s Skills: Tomorrow’s Leaders contact Leonie Stanfield at GTA on 02 9299 6099
or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
2016 Today's Skills: Tomorrow's Leaders Program Media Release and participant list.
2016 Today's Skills: Tomorrow's Leaders Group Photos
Read about the 2015 program in Youth Network Issue 96
See an overview of the program from 2004-2014 here.
2014 TSTL Update
Listen to 2014 participants Madeleine Gillett and Joshua Brumm on ABC radio 666 Canberra
Read about the 2014 Today's Skills: Tomorrow's Leaders Program in Network Magazine 92
Hear from previous participants about their TSTL experiences.
2013 TSTL Update
Read about the 2013 Today's Skills: Tomorrow's Leaders program in Network Magazine 88.
2012 TSTL Update
Read about the 2012 Today's Skills: Tomorrow's Leaders program in Network Magazine 84.
Read the speech by Her Excellency, Ms Quentin Bryce AC CVO, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia at the 2012 program launch.
Listen to 2012 participants Rebekah Drake and Mark Garoffolo on ABC radio 666 Canberra.
2011 TSTL Update
Hear from 2011 participants Lynette Larcombe, Jessica De Jong and Blake McCarthy on ABC radio 666 Canberra.
Read the Governor-General's remarks to participants during the visit to the Australian Institute of Sport.
Here's what participants said about TSTL 2011:
"Inspirational. I have never learnt so much about myself and where I want to be in a short amount of time."
"I have been given the tool box for life."
"A life changing experience that made me realise what is really important to me in life both personally and professionally."
Read about the 2011 Today's Skills: Tomorrow's Leaders in Network Magazine 80.
2010 TSTL Update
Here's what participants had to say about TSTL 2010:
"A chance to reevaluate and put purpose in your life"
"An intensive program that will change the way you look at life"
"uplifting, enlightening and inspiring"
Hear what participants Brendon Murphy, Lauren Tiltman and Jenna Thorburn had to say on ABC radio 666.
Read the speech by Her Excellency, Ms Quentin Bryce AC, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia below
and the reply by GTA CEO, Jim Barron.
2010 program launch featured in The Australian newspaper.
Speech by Her Excellency Ms Quentin Bryce AC Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia
Speeches by His Excellency Major General Michael Jeffery AC CVO MC (Retd) Govenor General of the Commonwealth of Australia
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