Posts Tagged ‘TAFE’
SVP: Careful What You Wish For
By Phil Honeywood | 4th November, 2013 | Analysis, Front page posts, International, News, VET |
After nearly two years the government has announced a series of measures which will ease student visa rules to improve Australia’s international sector By Phil Honeywood. So the word is out. After the previous Government prevaricated for two years, the More..
A sector that needs to survive
By Sally Thompson | 29th October, 2013 | Analysis, Front page posts, News, VET |
Community-based RTOs perform a critical service for disadvantaged learners, yet they are in danger of disappearing. By Sally Thompson. The impact of VET skills reform on TAFE, particularly in Victoria, has been well documented and debated in Campus Review. However, More..
Driving change means laying down pathways
By Dr Christina Hong | 8th October, 2013 | Analysis, Front page posts, News, VET |
These are volatile times in the TAFE sector; to survive, leaders need to establish a culture that is ready for change. By Christina Hong The current seismic shifts occurring across the VET landscape and the intensity of the dynamic at More..
TAFE NSW sets out its goals
By John Mitchell
| 12th November, 2012 | VET |
TAFE NSW’s new managing director, Pam Christie, discusses the impact of the NSW government’s Smart and Skilled reforms. What is the significance of the government’s decision to create the role of TAFE managing director? This is an important milestone as More..
Merger won’t impact TAFE’s importance
By Pim Borren | 12th November, 2012 | Front page posts, VET |
Brisbane’s metropolitan TAFEs face amalgamation, for better or for worse. But Australia needs vocational training more than ever. These are interesting times for VET providers nationally, and Queensland is no exception. There are so many uncertainties around government subsidies (VET More..
Disadvantaged hit by VU CUTS
By Antonia Maiolo | 15th October, 2012 | News |
The Friends of Victoria University group says the latest TAFE cuts announced by Victoria University (VU) will “impact most heavily” on those already disadvantaged. More than 13 full-time positions related to youth support and education will be cut at VU More..
Swinburne campus closure hits staff, students
By Antonia Maiolo | 16th July, 2012 | News |
Victorian TAFE funding cuts have caused Swinburne University of Technology to shut its Lilydale campus. More than 1000 TAFE students will be affected by the closure, which will also result in 240 staff members losing their jobs. Courses in hospitality, More..
TAFE protests continue as impact becomes clear
By Campus Review | 4th June, 2012 | News |
The National Tertiary Education Union’s campaign to stop massive budget cuts to TAFE institutes in Victoria will continue this week after rallies were held in Geelong on Thursday. “The Baillieu government wants to cut nearly $300 million from Victoria’s 18 More..
Coalition and Greens support TAFEs
By Louis White | 28th May, 2012 | Finance, News |
Opposition is increasing in Federal Parliament to the government’s reforms to vocational education and training. Louis White reports. The Coalition and the Greens are unimpressed with the Gillard government’s reform agenda to develop a more skilled workforce through the use More..
National charter to set TAFE direction
By Louis White | 28th May, 2012 | Features, News |
TAFE Directors Australia (TDA) has taken a bold step by launching a national charter for TAFEs as the basis for a framework for the National Partnership Agreement on Skills. The purpose of the charter is to form a framework under More..