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Report “portrays” VET as system in crisis

Why qualifications matter for TAFE teachers, and why the Productivity Commission got it wrongSkills Australia released its roadmap for vocational education and training: Skills for Australia on May 3 and the Productivity Commissioned released a Research Report from its study of the VET workforce on May 5. On May 10, the Gillard government brought down its first budget, and skills for the workforce featured prominently. If there was a single theme which ran through these important events on the vocational education landscape, it was the sense of urgency generated by the call in the budget for reform of the sector, in the Skills Australia report for action from government to meet impending skills crises, and the headline message in the Productivity Commission’s report that 40 per cent of TAFE teachers were unqualified.

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