TAFE bound by outdated training packagesMay 14, 2018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.
Federation’s Stop TAFE Cuts campaign continuesMarch 20, 2018
Federation’s Stop TAFE Cuts campaign continued with protests at Padstow and Wyong TAFE. TAFE teachers and community members met with state Opposition Leader Luke Foley at Padstow on the first stop of Labor’s “Schools and Hospitals before Stadiums” campaign.
Market-goers share TAFE success stories, fear consequences of funding cutsMarch 06, 2018
Terrific stories about how TAFE can change people's lives were revealed by locals at the Riverside Markets in Kempsey on Saturday, Federation TAFE Organiser Adam Curlis said.