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OPINION: TAFE fee increases nothing to be proud of

OPINION:  TAFE fee increases nothing to be proud of | TAFE Education | Scoop.it
“Funding changes create barriers to learning, writes Yasmin Catley.”
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Australian Education Union: Private providers pocketing profits while quality TAFEs suffer

Australian Education Union: Private providers pocketing profits while quality TAFEs suffer | TAFE Education | Scoop.it
“RT @tafeorganiser: Australian Education Union: Private providers pocketing profits while quality TAFEs suffer http://t.co/kXOJpItToh #stopt…”
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Vocational training changes anger SA private education providers

Vocational training changes anger SA private education providers | TAFE Education | Scoop.it
“Business fears the rate of youth unemployment will rise because of SA vocational training changes.”
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Training changes put jobs at risk

Training changes put jobs at risk | TAFE Education | Scoop.it
CHANGES to training subsidies that give TAFE a “monopoly” will force up to 100 private providers to close their doors and put thousands of jobs on the line, industry leaders warn.
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Master Builders SA on Twitter

Master Builders SA on Twitter | TAFE Education | Scoop.it
“The two-for-one deal that will cost taxpayers, private sector jobs - all to prop up TAFE SA. #saparli @theTiser pic.twitter.com/DQtMgTkcE2”
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Vocation to tear up 1100 student qualifications

Vocation to tear up 1100 student qualifications | TAFE Education | Scoop.it
Embattled education group Vocation will tear up the qualifications of 1100 of its students and hand $8 million back to the Victorian education department as it struggles to regain its feet.
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‘Wolf of Wall Street’ Jordan Belfort in taxpayer-funded Australian training programs

‘Wolf of Wall Street’ Jordan Belfort in taxpayer-funded Australian training programs | TAFE Education | Scoop.it
REAL-life Wolf of Wall Street Jordan Belfort is working with a training organisation that has received more than $10 million of taxpayers’ money.
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TAFE cleared over marking scandal but whistleblowers not interviewed

TAFE cleared over marking scandal but whistleblowers not interviewed | TAFE Education | Scoop.it
“Whistleblowers have accused the Education Department of a cover up after their investigation into allegations of a marking scandal at Box Hill TAFE cleared the institute of any wrongdoing.”
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‘This is a blatant rip-off of the taxpayer and the government’

‘This is a blatant rip-off of the taxpayer and the government’ | TAFE Education | Scoop.it
THE federal government says it is willing to consider a wide-scale audit of training providers to weed out rorting of the $1.6 billion VET FEE-HELP loans scheme with inflated course fees.
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ACCC to lay charges against unethical private training colleges

ACCC to lay charges against unethical private training colleges | TAFE Education | Scoop.it
The ACCC says it expects to lay charges against unethical private training colleges after one of its biggest investigations.
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Drop in TAFE student numbers linked to fee rise, Labor claims

Drop in TAFE student numbers linked to fee rise, Labor claims | TAFE Education | Scoop.it
“TAFE enrolments in Western Australia continue to decline, with the State Opposition blaming the drop on a steep hike in fees in 2014.”
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Hundreds of Vocation private training college graduates forced to hand back qualifications - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Hundreds of Vocation private training college graduates forced to hand back qualifications - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | TAFE Education | Scoop.it
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TAFE skill standards to be determined by employers - Training.com.au

TAFE skill standards to be determined by employers - Training.com.au | TAFE Education | Scoop.it
“Students and workers could lose their say over vocational education under a government plan to put employers in charge of national training standards.”
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Minister Outlines Vision For TAFE And Training System At Mick Young Oration

Minister Outlines Vision For TAFE And Training System At Mick Young Oration | TAFE Education | Scoop.it
“Minister Outlines Vision For TAFE And Training System At Mick Young Oration http://t.co/SZeAh6rwKZ”;
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TAFE monopoly will cost jobs :: Business SA

TAFE monopoly will cost jobs :: Business SA | TAFE Education | Scoop.it
“TAFE monopoly will cost jobs - Business SA - the South Australian Employers' Chamber of Commerce and Industry is the State's leading business organisation, delivering a wide range of integrated services to business.”
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Qld govt moves to stop TAFE asset sales

Qld govt moves to stop TAFE asset sales | TAFE Education | Scoop.it
“Queensland's government has introduced a bill to parliament to reverse the sale of TAFE training assets and give TAFE priority access to those assets.”
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Subsidies cut to 200 TAFE and vocational courses

Subsidies cut to 200 TAFE and vocational courses | TAFE Education | Scoop.it
Government subsidies for 200 vocational courses in South Australia will be scrapped because of low job prospects.
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Private colleges flout freebie bans

Private colleges flout freebie bans | TAFE Education | Scoop.it
Up to 15 private colleges are being investigated for flouting new bans on enticing students into courses with free laptops and iPads.
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To guarantee quality, tilt training market in our favour: TAFEs

To guarantee quality, tilt training market in our favour: TAFEs | TAFE Education | Scoop.it
“TAFEs have seized on falling confidence in private vocational education to demand a higher rate of government funding.”
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Dodgy training provider lured graduates into paying thousands with fake jobs

Dodgy training provider lured graduates into paying thousands with fake jobs | TAFE Education | Scoop.it
A dodgy Melbourne training provider that lured accounting graduates into paying thousands for unaccredited "on-the-job" training has been fined more than $160,000 for engaging in misleading conduct.
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Taskforce to investigate education and training colleges

Taskforce to investigate education and training colleges | TAFE Education | Scoop.it
A taskforce will investigate education and training colleges after receiving complaints some are roping in vulnerable consumers.
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Evocca College forced to restructure business model after ABC investigation

Evocca College forced to restructure business model after ABC investigation | TAFE Education | Scoop.it
Evocca College is forced to make significant changes to its business model to remain in the industry peak body.
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Hundreds of Vocation private training college g...

Hundreds of Vocation private training college g... | TAFE Education | Scoop.it
“Hundreds of Vocation private training college graduates forced to hand back qualifications - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) on TAFE in Victoria curated by susiemandley”
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