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VET ‘crisis’ overblown, says watchdog

Claims of a “crisis” in the vocational education and training sector have been overstated by recent ABC news reports, says the Australian Skills Quality Authority. The reports said the national regulator had been slow to respond to allegations of rorting. ...

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TAFEs & unis reel from funding cuts

The farming sector is wondering how it will find trained workers as Victorian private and public providers adapt to recent reforms. TAFEs, universities, private training providers and industry associations are preparing themselves for further funding cuts from the Victorian government. ...

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Providers call for visa clarity

 The government needs more representatives overseas to explain our rules or we will hurt a multibillion-dollar industry, writes Louis White. There have been too many changes to international student visa requirements that have happened far too quickly and without clarity. That ...

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Progress comes with some pain

With private providers in the firing line, ACPET chief executive Claire Field reflects on the council’s 20 years of leadership in the sector. As many Campus Review readers will know, this year marks the 20th anniversary of the Australian Council ...

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Peak bodies renew transport fight

The tertiary education sector is demanding that New South Wales and Victoria prepare a transparent cost-benefit analysis of equitable travel concessions for international students. The call comes in response to an Australian Council for Private Education and Training (ACPET) survey ...

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VET pushes for post-study work rights

Post-study work rights for international students at Australian universities must be extended to VET, say the sector’s peak bodies. The Australian Council for Private Education and Training (ACPET) and TAFE Directors Australia (TDA) say new post-study visa arrangements, which came into ...

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Private providers at the big table

Private educators still hanker for the same respect as those in the public system, but they have arguably gained a lot of ground since 1992. That’s the year governments recognised the value of a market-based approach to vocational education and ...

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