Smart and Skilled is really “Dumb and Dumber”October 08, 2018
The resignation of TAFE Managing Director Jon Black and the appointment of an acting managing director has highlighted the fact the Smart and Skilled policy has failed.
Resignation of the TAFE NSW Managing Director Jon BlackSeptember 28, 2018
The NSW Teacher Federation notes the resignation today of the TAFE NSW Managing Director, Jon Black.
Banks targetted in TAFE campaignSeptember 16, 2018
The federal electorate of Banks was the main focus of a targeted week of action in the continuing Stop TAFE Cuts campaign.
Your workplace contactsSeptember 15, 2018
Richard Meyers has been the Fed Rep at Wetherill Park TAFE, in Sydney’s west, for about 15 years and has found that patience and persistence are key to success in the role.
Community demands guarantee Bega TAFE is not for saleSeptember 13, 2018
A community meeting has demanded a guarantee from the Berejiklian Government that the Bega TAFE College will not be sold.
Government admits to drop in TAFE enrolmentsSeptember 10, 2018
NSW Budget Estimates hearings have revealed a further drop in TAFE enrolments, when Minister for TAFE Adam Marshall faced difficult questions about his government’s failed Smart and Skilled policy.
Prime Minister Morrison must restore TAFE for Australia’s FutureAugust 24, 2018
If Australia’s new Prime Minister wants to ensure economic growth and stability for Australia’s future, he must restore the majority of public funding for vocational education to TAFE.
Your say: Half-baked ideas endanger us allAugust 21, 2018
The article in The Australian, “TAFE’s shortcut courses get a rise from bakers”, on 18 July 2018, stated that TAFE is offering a shortened version of Certificate III in Retail Baking that allows a student to earn the same qualification in 18 weeks as someone who has completed a four-year apprenticeship. What a half-baked idea.