Guaranteed funding for TAFE is the real solutionJune 21, 2018
The announcement by the NSW Minister for Skills regarding apprenticeship fees is an admission that the marketisation of VET brought in by the Smart and Skilled policy has failed.
Federation marks TAFE disability support milestoneJune 19, 2018
Federation celebrated 40 years of support services for TAFE students with a disability at a special function on Thursday evening, 7 June, at Federation House.
TAFE voice tuned for election campaignsJune 13, 2018
Plans for campaigning on TAFE issues during the upcoming state and federal elections were developed at a recent strategy meeting involving Federation officers in the Post Schools unit.
TAFE shines at Vivid SydneyMay 29, 2018
Regional TAFE NSW students have not only hit the big city for this year’s Vivid Sydney but they’ve brought the bright lights with them.
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TAFE bound by outdated training packagesMay 14, 2018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.