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Employers prefer VET over TAFE: survey

A new survey from the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) has found that employers prefer the independent VET sector over TAFE. Performed biannually, the 2019 data captured how employers view and use VET, measuring key metrics across independent ...

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It’s time to end the apprentice hunger games

A wall of inequality was built into our post-schooling system decades ago, and today its legacy has left us with an educational caste system of haves and have-nots. Despite countless reviews and attempts to break it down, this wall is ...

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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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