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.
TAFE and Corrective Services on Federation’s election agendaJuly 14, 2018
Our public TAFE system was the envy of the world, but then it started to be destroyed, Federation President Maurie Mulheron told Annual Conference Delegates earlier this week.
Local events celebrate quality public vocational educationJune 22, 2018
National TAFE Day celebrations were held around NSW on 19 June against the backdrop of a continuing crisis in TAFE funding and resourcing.
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.