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Victoria's sub-par training outcomes

Victoria's sub-par training outcomes | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
VICTORIAN training graduates have reported below-average outcomes on all 12 measures gauged by Australia's vocational research monitoring agency.
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VET complexity ‘worse under market’

VET complexity ‘worse under market’ | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
THE bewildering complexity of Australian vocational education and training has been exacerbated by a nationwide move to embrace contestable funding policies, a Melbourne forum has heard.
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TAFE'S $450,000 BUSINESS CASE

TAFE'S $450,000 BUSINESS CASE | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
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Skills reform a "shemozzle", says ex-TAFE chief

Skills reform a "shemozzle", says ex-TAFE chief | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
23 July 2014 ………………………………………………………………………………………………………  Skills reform in Australia is an “absolute shemozzle” and is jeopardising a world-class vocational education and training system, says Jeff Gun...
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Education reforms lead to big course fee rises for local TAFE students

Education reforms lead to big course fee rises for local TAFE students | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
A WARRNAMBOOL mother of a schoolgirl in need of alternative high school education says heightened TAFE fees are crippling her family budget.
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It’s buyer beware in private fee-for-all

It’s buyer beware in private fee-for-all | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
FOR $22,000, students can enrol in a diploma of web design and the college will throw in a free computer. The same course can be done down the road at a public TAFE for just $4490.
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Australian Apprenticeship Centres need review - bear little resemblance to TAFE

Australian Apprenticeship Centres need review - bear little resemblance to TAFE | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
Australian Apprenticeship Centres need review TDA has urged a House of Representatives Committee to re-evaluate the role of Australian Apprenticeships Centres (AACs), with a view to arresting the d...
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Call to return TAFE funds

Call to return TAFE funds | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
Reinstating "core" TAFE funding and stricter standards on private institutes could be on the agenda at the state election.
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Northern Metropolitan Institute of TAFE offers voluntary redundancies as part of operations review

Northern Metropolitan Institute of TAFE offers voluntary redundancies as part of operations review | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
THE Northern Metropolitan Institute of TAFE has not ruled out forced redundancies as the education provider pares back costs to help it stay afloat.
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Email Minister Wakeling - TAFE4ALL

Email Minister Wakeling - TAFE4ALL | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
Since 2012, $300m per year has been ripped from our public TAFEs. The State Government has …
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How low can we go? | Campus Review | Higher Education Publication | Latest Higher Education News | Higher Education Articles | Higher Education Resources

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Education reforms lead to big course fee rises for local TAFE students

Education reforms lead to big course fee rises for local TAFE students | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
A WARRNAMBOOL mother of a schoolgirl in need of alternative high school education says heightened TAFE fees are crippling her family budget.
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TAFE forced into higher ed markets

TAFE forced into higher ed markets | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
PUBLIC TAFEs will be increasingly forced into the deregulating higher education market in order to survive as private providers take huge slices of the vocational training market, LH Martin Institute vocational expert Leesa Wheelahan has warned.
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NMIT slashes jobs

NMIT slashes jobs | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
The Age | 24 June 2014 ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE (NMIT), one of Victoria's biggest TAFEs will cut up to 170 teaching and administrative jobs, afte...
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Restore funding to our public TAFE system

Restore funding to our public TAFE system | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
The Greens support a well funded quality public TAFE system. Sign the petition calling on the state government to reverse these devastating cuts to public TAFE funding and prioritise budget spending on VET to the public TAFE system.
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The Scan's all time top ten reads

The Scan's all time top ten reads | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
……………………………………………………………………………………………………… This is The Scan's 2000th post since we went to this particular format in February 2012 (although The Scan itself dates from June 2010 - check out the first ...
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Media ‘myths’ killing TAFE: Wakeling

Media ‘myths’ killing TAFE: Wakeling | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
“NEGATIVE, misinformed media” is shackling TAFEs in the competitive marketplace, says Victorian Skills Minister Nick Wakeling.
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Retired TAFE chief Jeff Gunningham blasts reform 'bungle' - The Australian

Retired TAFE chief Jeff Gunningham blasts reform 'bungle' - The Australian | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
Retired TAFE chief Jeff Gunningham blasts reform 'bungle' The Australian “TAFE is at risk in Australia, driven by a Council of Australian Governments policy on entitlement which is simply not working,” Mr Gunningham told the Victorian TAFE...
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Call for paid childcare for 'qualified' grandparents: productivity commission

Call for paid childcare for 'qualified' grandparents: productivity commission | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
Nannies and grandparents could be paid by the government to look after children if they get the rightTAFE qualifications under a proposal to overhaul the nation’s convoluted childcare system.
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Andrews pledges 'independence' for TAFE boards - The Australian

Andrews pledges 'independence' for TAFE boards - The Australian | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
Andrews pledges 'independence' for TAFE boards
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Mr Andrews told last week's Victorian TAFE Association that the boards' independence had been compromised by the government's 2013 move to replace seven TAFE board chairs.
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iCollege sails close to the wind

iCollege sails close to the wind | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
The Australian    |   16 July 2014 ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… iCollege, an online education start-up, has defended its claims to be accredited by an international accreditation agency ...
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Vocational training is more than a procurement tool

Vocational training is more than a procurement tool | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
THE current vocational education marketisation policies are nothing more than crude, blunt and ineffectual procurement policies. This is most clearly seen in Victoria and South Australia, but is evident in every state.
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Wimmera Trade Training Centre under review

Wimmera Trade Training Centre under review | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
WIMMERA employment and training organisations have defended Wimmera Trade Training Centre after the Federal Government announced a review of its quality.
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Fight TAFE Cuts

"We are proud of our TAFE reforms" -@Vic_Premier
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TAFEs reveal $200m black hole - TAFE4ALL

TAFEs reveal $200m black hole - TAFE4ALL | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
According to Skills Minister Nick Wakeling, “Victoria’s TAFE sector is in the middle of an exciting …
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TAFE becoming "residualised"

TAFE becoming "residualised" | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
4 July 2014 ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… Analysis by Leesa Wheelahan (University of Toronto and LH Martin Institute) of recent VET statistics shows that TAFE's share of publicly funded i...
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