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Election 2019: What’s in it for VET?

While there is very little difference between what the Coalition and Labor are offering in school funding – save for Labor’s plan to provide universal early childhood care – their commitments to the VET sector differ sharply. In today’s Media ...

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VET review: Professor urges schools to ditch VET/uni dichotomy

A Murdoch University professor has criticised schools for encouraging students to choose between a VET or university pathway. Barry Down, a VET and student engagement specialist, says this dichotomy has become unrealistic. “The reality is that society requires smart workers and citizens with ...

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On the move: July

Building expert heads to Harvard The University of Melbourne’s Philip Goad has been chosen as the Gough Whitlam and Malcolm Fraser Chair in Australian Studies at Harvard for the 2019–2020 academic year. The visiting professorship was established at Harvard in ...

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“Steady growth” across TAFE NSW enrolments

A growth in infrastructure projects is driving enrolment growth in trade qualifications, with an increase of at least 10 per cent across carpentry, plumbing and electrical trades. New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian and minister for skills Adam Marshall unveiled ...

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