TAFE’s $92bn benefit to economyAugust 27, 2020
TAFE has provided a $92.5 billion benefit to the Australian economy, according to a new report that recommends a further $2.5 billion investment in wage subsidies for apprentices to help stem the collapse in new positions.
In this crisis, Federation has you coveredAugust 13, 2020
Much of the business of Federation in 2020 has centred on the issues and concerns raised by the COVID-19 pandemic, largely unravelling the conflicting and confusing decisions and advice emanating from the state and federal governments at the height of the crisis.
Education at the core of jobs-led virus recoveryJuly 25, 2020
More than a million secure jobs would flow into the Australian workplace under a comprehensive five-point economic reconstruction plan developed by the ACTU to steer the nation through a COVID-10 recovery.
JobTrainer must fund TAFE to build recoveryJuly 20, 2020
It is essential that the JobTrainer announcement of a combined $1 billion federal, state and territory subsidy to boost Vocational Education and Training (VET) is focused on delivering high-quality education through TAFE.
TAFE funding central to commonwealth’s VET responseJune 05, 2020
The urgent restoration of billions of dollars cut from TAFE funding must be central to the Morrison Government’s response to a Productivity Commission report on the vital vocational education and training (VET) sector.
Win from ashes of TAFE EAMay 20, 2020
Despite the NSW Government walking away from the TAFE Enterprise Agreement in March, Federation has secured a commitment from TAFE NSW for certainty of ongoing employment for long-term temporary employees.
TAFE staff meet challenges of pandemicMay 15, 2020
TAFE teachers and all related employees have done an incredible job of adjusting teaching and learning delivery to meet the needs of students during the COVID-19 pandemic.
TAFE Children Centres lever collectiveMay 14, 2020
Federation members teaching in TAFE Children Centres have demonstrated the value of working as a collective to achieve a range of employment and work health and safety protections for all staff members during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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