Minister Birmingham comments about basket weaving TAFE course causes social media stormMay 17, 2018
Simon Birmingham’s attempt to be smugly dismissive of Labor’s budget-reply commitment to TAFE funding have set off a social media storm, with thousands of TAFE graduates showing their support for TAFE and the positive effect their qualifications had on their lives and careers.
Huge win for Victoria’s TAFE teachersMay 17, 2018
This month’s Victorian Budget announcement will increase public sector wages 11.2 per cent by 30 June next year.
TAFE bound by outdated training packagesMay 14, 2018
TAFE should be approved to develop local qualifications outside the present restrictive training package regime, according to renowned academic and former TAFE teacher Professor Leesa Wheelahan.
Budget puts big business ahead of educationMay 12, 2018
Federation welcomes Labor’s commitment to restore, in full, the $17 billion cut from schools by the Turnbull Government.
Unions recognise TAFE as best providerMay 09, 2018
TAFE has strong support within the union movement as the preferred provider of vocational education. Trades unions appreciate the breadth of education provided by TAFE, including industrial issues encountered in the workplace and the fact that TAFE provides opportunities for apprentices to learn about and join their union.
Minister commits to permanent teachers in TAFEApril 20, 2018
The Minister for TAFE Adam Marshall has listened to TAFE teachers and committed to recruit permanent teachers to TAFE NSW.
Federal Government slow to respond on TAFE reportMarch 29, 2018
The Federal Government has paid little more than lip service to a raft of recommendations for TAFE made by the Standing Committee on Education and Employment in a report it tabled three-and-a-half years ago.
Stop TAFE Cuts campaign updateMarch 23, 2018
Federation members continue to campaign against the federal and state governments’ failed vocational education policies.