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'The end of TAFE as we know it': leaked paper details federal vocational takeover

'The end of TAFE as we know it': leaked paper details federal vocational takeover | TAFE too valuable to lose | Scoop.it

The federal government would take over TAFE funding from the states under a radical plan to be presented to the states and territories at a high-level ...

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TAFE NSW: Government to spend up to $2 million recruiting executives

TAFE NSW: Government to spend up to $2 million recruiting executives | TAFE too valuable to lose | Scoop.it

As guaranteed funding is set to be slashed in half, eight new executives will be appointed.

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Imagine how many teaching jobs, student support this money could fund!

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Australian Careers Network: shareholders tied up until March, but the CEO pays himself $3.2m

Australian Careers Network: shareholders tied up until March, but the CEO pays himself $3.2m | TAFE too valuable to lose | Scoop.it

ACN will fight on as shareholders wait.

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Reforming vocational education: it's time to en...

Reforming vocational education: it's time to en... | TAFE too valuable to lose | Scoop.it

Tightening regulation will contain the damage but this alone will not address the deeper problems in vocational education. | TAFE Education

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Aggressive vocational education and training marketing ignores government’s panicked changes

Aggressive vocational education and training marketing ignores government’s panicked changes | TAFE too valuable to lose | Scoop.it

Students lured into signing up with shonky private education providers still have no Commonwealth vocational education and training ombudsman to whom to turn as brokers ramp up their questionable marketing campaigns into the new year.

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Aggressive vocational education and training marketing ignores government’s panicked changes

Aggressive vocational education and training marketing ignores government’s panicked changes | TAFE too valuable to lose | Scoop.it

Students lured into signing up with shonky private education providers still have no Commonwealth vocational education and training ombudsman to whom to turn as brokers ramp up their questionable marketing campaigns into the new year.

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VU rebrands TAFE as polytechnic

VU rebrands TAFE as polytechnic | TAFE too valuable to lose | Scoop.it

Victoria University is to rebrand its vocational education arm as Victoria Polytechnic in a bid to rebuild lost market share in the states deregulated vocational market.

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Lilydale TAFE to reopen three years on from funding cuts closure

Lilydale TAFE to reopen three years on from funding cuts closure | TAFE too valuable to lose | Scoop.it

The former Swinburne TAFE campus at Lilydale, in Melbourne's outer-east, will reopen next year under the Box Hill Institute, three years after it closed due to funding cuts.

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TAFE NSW has lost almost one-third of its staff in three years, as teacher numbers plummet. #VET The Australian theaustralian.com.au/higher-educati…

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Vocation colleges to shut, leaving 12,000 disappointed students

Vocation colleges to shut, leaving 12,000 disappointed students | TAFE too valuable to lose | Scoop.it

The push for reform of the vocational education sector has ramped up in the wake of the collapse of Vocation.

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Video 1:57 TAFE confirms huge job cuts...

Video 1:57          TAFE confirms huge job cuts... | TAFE too valuable to lose | Scoop.it

“TAFE confirms huge job cuts - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) TAFE confirms huge job cuts - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting ...” | TAFE Education

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Deregulating TAFE is a big risk to the labour market

Deregulating TAFE is a big risk to the labour market | TAFE too valuable to lose | Scoop.it
The risks posed by deregulating the vocational education and training sector have serious impacts for large sections of the labour market.

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TAFE inquiry a ‘missed opportunity’

TAFE inquiry a ‘missed opportunity’ | TAFE too valuable to lose | Scoop.it

“What they appear to have done is diagnosed the symptoms rather than the cause or the illness".

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Free laptops, big debts: College recruitment whistleblower speaks out | smh.com.au

Free laptops, big debts: College recruitment whistleblower speaks out | smh.com.au | TAFE too valuable to lose | Scoop.it

Homeless and with a pregnant girlfriend, 19-year-old Mitchell Broadstock was looking for a chance when a private college network offered him a job in January.

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I wish TAFE people would just stop whining (Rant Warning)

I wish TAFE people would just stop whining (Rant Warning) | TAFE too valuable to lose | Scoop.it

I really am starting to get sick of TAFE staff right from the top to the coal face complaining about how hard their world is! Right now that I have offended half my audience.  It seems like every w...

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Victoria tightens control on VET

Victoria tightens control on VET | TAFE too valuable to lose | Scoop.it

Victoria will put more controls and tighter management over its 1.2 billion a year open market for training subsidies to stamp out rorts, boost quality and better target training at job outcomes.

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Victoria tightens control on VET

Victoria tightens control on VET | TAFE too valuable to lose | Scoop.it

Victoria will put more controls and tighter management over its 1.2 billion a year open market for training subsidies to stamp out rorts, boost quality and better target training at job outcomes.

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Final Report, Vocational education and training in New South Wales - NSW Parliament

Final Report, Vocational education and training in New South Wales - NSW Parliament | TAFE too valuable to lose | Scoop.it

15/12/2015: Final Report, Vocational education and training in New South Wales, prepared by the General Purpose Standing Committee No. 6

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Students' personal details stolen in TAFE Queensland hack

Students' personal details stolen in TAFE Queensland hack | TAFE too valuable to lose | Scoop.it

The personal details of thousands of TAFE Queensland students are stolen in an IT system hack.

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Careers education must be for all, not just those going to university

Careers education must be for all, not just those going to university | TAFE too valuable to lose | Scoop.it

Less than half of young people in Australia go to university, so why do we make this the gold standard that all should strive for?

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Millions in TAFE fees go missing in software bungle

Millions in TAFE fees go missing in software bungle | TAFE too valuable to lose | Scoop.it

A software bungle has left TAFE NSW unable to find records of students fees this year, leaving a $525 million black hole in its accounts.

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Letters: Race to the bottom on taxes not worth it

Letters: Race to the bottom on taxes not worth it | TAFE too valuable to lose | Scoop.it

I searched for the golden nugget in the core of Alex Mally's article, but was left empty handed ("Everyone wants to pay less tax", November 23).

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12,000 Australian vocational education students...

12,000 Australian vocational education students... | TAFE too valuable to lose | Scoop.it

Vocation Ltd. has collapsed, having failed to secure further capital as it faces mounting debts.

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