The International Specialised Skills Institute (ISS Institute) exists to develop an innovative, skilled and smart Australia by cultivating the mastery and knowledge of talented Australians through international applied research Fellowships.
The ISS Institute is proud of its heritage. The organisation was founded almost three decades ago by Sir James Gobbo AC CVO and a group of visionaries to encourage investment in the development of Australia’s specialised skills. Our international Fellowship program supports Australians across a broad range of industries and sectors to undertake international skills and knowledge enhancement leading to new ways of working and economic and social benefits. To date over 400 Australians have undertaken Fellowships facilitated through the ISS Institute. Our Fellowship Program encourages shared learning, leadership and communities of practice.
At the heart of the ISS Institute are our individual Fellows. Under our Fellowship Program the Fellows travel overseas and, upon their return, pass on their newly acquired knowledge and skills through: