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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, 3:09 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, 3:12 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, 3:18 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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TAFE survey snapshot – Parliament of Australia

TAFE survey snapshot – Parliament of Australia | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
TAFE student survey results - view the compilation of written responses here http://t.co/Vbop09o7WB via Parliament of Australia

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Peter Haydon Druery's curator insight, June 16, 4:54 AM

The value of TAFE? The survey shows how invaluable and critical it is to people as an alternative educational pathway and the difference it makes to people's lives. It must be fully funded and maintained as the pre-eminent public provider of Vocational Education & Training.

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Hume Councillor fears Kangan Institute , Bendigo TAFE merger will cost Broadmeadows

Hume Councillor fears Kangan Institute , Bendigo TAFE merger will cost Broadmeadows | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
A MERGER between two of the state’s key training ­providers will come at a cost to Broadmeadows, a Hume councillor fears.
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New CEO at Box Hill Institute

New CEO at Box Hill Institute | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
5 June 2014 ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… Mr Norman Gray AM has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of Box Hill Institute and the Centre for Adult Education. He will take up...
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Inquiry into the role of Technical and Further Education system and its operation Survey

This questionnaire should take up to 20 minutes to complete.

Responses to the questionnaire are anonymous, but we will ask you for some general information about your experiences in the TAFE system.
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NMIT interim chief executive Ron Gauci says TAFE has not yet drawn on State Government loan after posting $31.7m loss

NMIT interim chief executive Ron Gauci says TAFE has not yet drawn on State Government loan after posting $31.7m loss | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
THE State Government will bail out the Northern Metropolitan Institute of TAFE to the tune of $16 million after the tertiary education provider posted a $31.7 million loss.
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VET in the Budget - the government's statement

VET in the Budget - the government's statement | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
13 May 2014 ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… The “tools for your trade payments” for apprentices will cease from 1 July 2014. It will be replaced immediately with a Trade Support Loans Progr...
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NMIT hits a wall

NMIT hits a wall | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
Fairfax Media | 27 May 2014 ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE (NMIT) suffered financial losses of more than $30 million in 2013, prompting the audi...
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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, 3:21 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, 3:17 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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Stop TAFE Cuts

Stop TAFE Cuts | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
We must Stop TAFE Cuts Now!
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More students go to TAFE than to universities

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Government ripping the TAFE rug out from under our feet - TAFE4ALL

Government ripping the TAFE rug out from under our feet - TAFE4ALL | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
I am a TAFE teacher at GippsTAFE, now Federation Training. I had a call the other …
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Trade loans may be outsourced

Trade loans may be outsourced | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
NEW HECS-style loans for apprentices may be outsourced to the private sector, a Senate estimates committee has heard.
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Inquiry into the role of Technical and Further Education system and its operation – Parliament of Australia

Inquiry into the role of Technical and Further Education system and its operation – Parliament of Australia | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
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VET students to rate Australia's training

VET students to rate Australia's training | TAFE in Victoria | Scoop.it
NCVER   |    3 June 2014 ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… Over the coming weeks around 150 000 Australian students will be asked about their recent experience at a TAFE institute, private tr...
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napthine government's plan to force tafe mergers revealed

In PAEC today, Minister for Higher Education, Nick Wakeling refused to rule out any further TAFE mergers. Quotes attributable to Mr Herbert. “Denis Napthine's secret TAFE plan has been exposed – starve TAFEs of funds, ...
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