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Learning centres hit hard by fee rise - The Age

Learning centres hit hard by fee rise - The Age | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
Learning centres hit hard by fee rise The Age ... education in communities where TAFE courses are unavailable.
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Private colleges flout freebie bans | theage.com.au

Private colleges flout freebie bans | theage.com.au | TAFE in Victoria | 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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The VET Store

The VET Store | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it

21 May 2015  This new service by the VET Development Centre provides access to a range of information to support VET practitioners in the work they do. ………………...

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Kathy Nicholson's curator insight, May 21, 5:05 PM

Details new arrangements made by Fedreal govt to the vet sector

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Private colleges flout freebie bans | theage.com.au

Private colleges flout freebie bans | theage.com.au | TAFE in Victoria | 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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Kathy Nicholson's curator insight, May 16, 5:10 PM

Despite the Federal Government's rhetoric about stopping the rorts, vulnerable people are offered incentives and exploited by the profit mongrels.

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The Victorian Budget

The Victorian Budget | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
5 May 2015 ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… Victoria's major projects agenda has been scaled back in favour of upfront cash for schools, TAFEs, hospitals and services in a first budget aimin...
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Andrews Government unveils $22 billion for infrastructure projects in first budget - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Andrews Government unveils $22 billion for infrastructure projects in first budget - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
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Victorian budget: Pallas delivers on TAFE 'rescue package' - The Australian

The Australian Victorian budget: Pallas delivers on TAFE 'rescue package' The Australian “We're making premium investments to try and ensure that not only the offerings of TAFEs are relevant to the communities, we also recognise that in making the...
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LH Martin Institute - Insights Blog - Funding, participation and quality in VET

LH Martin Institute - Insights Blog - Funding, participation and quality in VET | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
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Kathy Nicholson's curator insight, May 1, 6:35 PM

Conclusion: there is a direct relationship between funding and quality of vocational education. What a surprise! Fund TAFE!

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Hundreds of Vocation qualifications recalled

Hundreds of Vocation qualifications recalled | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it

ABC News    |     22 April 2015 Private training provider Vocation has been forced to recall more than 1,000 of its qualifications, including hundreds in chi...

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Bendigo Kangan's $10.4 million loss - Bendigo Advertiser

Bendigo Kangan's $10.4 million loss - Bendigo Advertiser | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
TAFE points to loss of market share for "disappointing" financial outcome.
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TDA Newsletter 20 April 2015

TDA Newsletter 20 April 2015 | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it

Victorian TAFE sector losses worsen The financial position of Victoria’s TAFE sector has significantly worsened, according to annual reports tabled in the state parliament last week. The reports fo...

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Kathy Nicholson's curator insight, April 21, 5:00 PM

Still no leadership or ideas from this lot

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New CEO at Melbourne Polytechnic

New CEO at Melbourne Polytechnic | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it

Melbourne Polytechnic | 20 May 2015  Rob Wood has been appointed the Chief Executive Officer of Melbourne Polytechnic (formerly NMIT). ……………………………………………………………...

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Vocation revokes 1100 quals and to repay funding

Vocation revokes 1100 quals and to repay funding | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
Fairfax Media    |    19 May 2015 ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… Embattled education group Vocation will tear up the qualifications of 1100 of its students and hand $8 million back to the ...
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Kathy Nicholson's curator insight, May 19, 6:45 PM

Profiteers endangering the quality and credibility of vocational education in Australia

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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 in Victoria | Scoop.it
TAFEs have seized on falling confidence in private vocational education to demand a higher rate of government funding.
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Campus Morning Mail - Hard Facts and Insider Analysis from Stephen Matchett

Hard Facts and Insider Analysis from Stephen Matchett
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State Budget Announced

State Budget Announced | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
RT @DETVic: Allocation of $350m for #TAFE in the #StateBudget: http://t.co/mAmKkU3eOa #vicbudget http://t.co/6VWbJa4Z3L
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The Australian news

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TDA showing that they have zero knowledge of design, development, delivery & maintenance of online courses, or the level of engagement required to ensure it's a valuable, authentic learning space
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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 in Victoria | Scoop.it
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Kathy Nicholson's curator insight, April 22, 4:51 PM
Market models lead to market failure. Real evidence that the current voc ed experiment is a failure. Fund TAFE
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IBM backs Tony Abbott's pet project: corporate-sponsored vocational schools

IBM backs Tony Abbott's pet project: corporate-sponsored vocational schools | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
IBM will back the development of vocational schools in which local employers help develop the curriculum, mentor students, and offer jobs to suitable graduates.
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No alarm at The Gordon after recording a $294,0...

No alarm at The Gordon after recording a $294,0... | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
“THE Gordon TAFE says there is no cause for alarm despite reporting a $294,000 deficit for 2014.”
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