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Fight TAFE Cuts

"We are proud of our TAFE reforms" -@Vic_Premier
Disagree? Sign your name at http://t.co/XNMiLKW0Vp #springst http://t.co/12X1UBOYNV

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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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Govt sets VET deregulation agenda

Govt sets VET deregulation agenda | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
3 July  2014 ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… The government has set out its deregulatory intentions for vocational training, with industry and Registered Training Organisations set to gain ...
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Students are gaining worthless certificates through dodgy courses, a TAFE and private training inquiry reveals

Students are gaining worthless certificates through dodgy courses, a TAFE and private training inquiry reveals | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
STUDENTS are gaining worthless certificates through dodgey courses that lack training as basic as handling tools.
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Out front, shaping the view | Campus Review | Higher Education Publication | Latest Higher Education News | Higher Education Articles | Higher Education Resources

Out front, shaping the view | Campus Review | Higher Education Publication | Latest Higher Education News | Higher Education Articles | Higher Education Resources | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
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City council, TAFE on common ground - Warrnambool Standard

City council, TAFE on common ground - Warrnambool Standard | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
City council, TAFE on common ground Warrnambool Standard South West TAFE's executive officer Peter Heilbuth said the agreement documented common goals to improve education, particularly in tackling skills shortages.
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State Government cuts causing TAFE jobs crisis

State Government cuts causing TAFE jobs crisis | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
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HERE'S TO MY 4TH IDENTITY CRISIS -

HERE'S TO MY 4TH IDENTITY CRISIS - | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
What happens when you're over 50 and made redundant? ELLY VARRENTI is having her fourth identity crisis and career change, but she knows she'll be OK.
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TDA Newsletter 23 June 2013

TDA Newsletter 23 June 2013 | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
Unleash the potential of TAFE and make VET a national priority – Business Council CEO delivers 2014 Chancellor’s Lecture at Swinburne University of Technology Reform of the vocational education and...
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Enrolments in diplomas crash in Victoria

Enrolments in diplomas crash in Victoria | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
24 June 2014 ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… Government subsidised diploma enrolments have crashed in Victoria’s open training market, according to the government's latest quarterly report....
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Kathy Nicholson's curator insight, June 24, 12:21 PM

the market reform of voc ed has failed. Well why is it going to proceed in NSW? Ask your MP today?

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ACPET calls for an end to constant Victorian VET funding changes

ACPET calls for an end to constant Victorian VET funding changes | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
ACPET News      |     17 June 2014 ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… The Victorian government has announced further changes to the funding of VET courses - which it has done several times pre...
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Kathy Nicholson's curator insight, June 24, 12:17 PM

Tut tut, the privates have got knots in their  knickers now. There is a simple solution. Have a public TAFE system and fund it.

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TAFE course enrolments decline - The Age

TAFE course enrolments decline - The Age | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
TAFE course enrolments decline
The Age
Higher Education and Skills Minister Nick Wakeling said almost 70 per cent of government subsidised training was in areas of skills shortages and "public value".
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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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Pow Wow folds

Pow Wow folds | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
The Australian    |    5 July  2014 ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… Pow Wow Australia, a Melbourne-based RTO the subject of quality concerns, has gone into voluntary liquidation. It had abo...
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TAFE gets $7.7m for online education

TAFE gets $7.7m for online education | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
MORE than $7 million will be given to South West TAFE to upgrade video conferencing and wireless networks.
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Community colleges in trouble

Community colleges in trouble | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
ADULT and community education has taken a hit in Victoria’s open training market, with one in six community colleges losing government contracts and some going to the wall.
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Community colleges in trouble - The Australian

Community colleges in trouble - The Australian | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
Community colleges in trouble The Australian Skills Minister Nick Wakeling said subsidised training at ACE colleges had increased 15 per cent under the Coalition government, recovering the sector's losses during the first two years of the open...
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Kathy Nicholson's curator insight, June 25, 12:09 PM

If the poor little community colleges can't survive what hope does TAFE have. #stoptafecuts now

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North Melbourne Institute of TAFE to shed 170 staff after $30m loss

A major Melbourne TAFE is preparing to cut up to 170 teaching and administrative jobs, the Australian Education Union says.
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Kathy Nicholson's curator insight, June 25, 12:12 PM

The destruction of TAFE in Victoria hurtles on.

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Snapshot of TAFE student survey results

Snapshot of TAFE student survey results | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
24 June 2014 ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Education and Employment's TAFE student survey was established to encourage participation int...
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Redefining vocational learning in the global economy

Redefining vocational learning in the global economy | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
24 June 2014 ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… Swinburne University 2014 Chancellor’s Lecture by Jennifer Westacott, chief executive Business Council of Australia, 19 June 2014s. ………………………………...
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VET needs some powerful friends

VET needs some powerful friends | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
24 June 2014 ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… Delivering the Swinburne University 2014 Chancellor’s Lecture, Business Council of Australia (BCA) chief executive, Jennifer Westacott, said ref...
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Kathy Nicholson's curator insight, June 24, 12:18 PM

TAFE needs funding. Simple.

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Kangan, Bendigo TAFE merger 'about growth'

Kangan, Bendigo TAFE merger 'about growth' | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
Kangan Institute chief executive Grant Sutherland has rejected claims over the TAFE merger.
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