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VET: The great equaliser for African refugees

Vocational education qualifications provide a raft of opportunities for disadvantaged people such as refugees, who often experience disrupted educational experiences growing up. Such qualifications enhance job prospects and promote economic independence. However, according to Tebeje Molla, a research fellow at ...

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ITECA CEO takes the gloss off new TAFE report

A new report has highlighted TAFE’s role in Australia’s economic success and warned that not investing in the sector will destroy our economy’s engines for prosperity, growth and equity. Authored by the Centre for Future Work at the Australia Institute, the ...

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JobKeeper great but needs an extension: ITECA

The peak body for independent education providers is calling for a limited extension to the JobKeeper scheme. The Independent Education Council Australia (ITECA) says extending the scheme beyond September “is particularly relevant to the English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas ...

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