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SMEs to drive innovation, not startups: Microsoft - ZDNet

SMEs to drive innovation, not startups: Microsoft - ZDNet | TAFE in Australia | Scoop.it
SMEs to drive innovation, not startups: Microsoft ZDNet The Joined-Up Innovation: Making the right connections across Australia's innovation ecosystem to support our future growth and international competitiveness paper (PDF), which involves views...
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TAFE bill will 'lay down challenge' - The Australian

TAFE bill will 'lay down challenge' - The Australian | TAFE in Australia | Scoop.it
TAFE bill will 'lay down challenge' The Australian “If this bill is not passed and the Smart and Skilled reforms proceed as planned, the public provider of skills training will not survive competition with low cost, low quality providers,” Dr Kaye...
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Multiple inquiries leave TAFE sector in doubt - Sydney Morning Herald

Multiple inquiries leave TAFE sector in doubt - Sydney Morning Herald | TAFE in Australia | Scoop.it
Sydney Morning Herald Multiple inquiries leave TAFE sector in doubt Sydney Morning Herald Pat Forward is federal secretary for TAFE at the Australian Education Union and a member of the National Skills Standards Council that sets down the standards...
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TAFE facing tough times - Sydney Morning Herald

TAFE facing tough times - Sydney Morning Herald | TAFE in Australia | Scoop.it
Sydney Morning Herald TAFE facing tough times Sydney Morning Herald Pat Forward is federal secretary for TAFE at the Australian Education Union and a member of the National Skills Standards Council that sets down the standards VET providers must...
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TAFE turnover sinks offshore training - The Australian

TAFE turnover sinks offshore training - The Australian | TAFE in Australia | Scoop.it
TAFE turnover sinks offshore training
The Australian
There has been change and upheaval at TAFEs, especially in Victoria, as governments push through reforms. In his 2011 ...
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WIN News Cairns TAFE Nursing students

A new partnership between Tropical North Queensland TAFE and a Townsville-based training company is seeing indigenous nursing students boost their skills. It...
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Public VET sector under siege - WA today

Public VET sector under siege - WA today | TAFE in Australia | Scoop.it
Public VET sector under siege
WA today
Social media would go into overdrive and people would stage demonstrations to fight the cuts. ...
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TAFE VS UNI

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Public VET sector under siege - Sydney Morning Herald

Public VET sector under siege - Sydney Morning Herald | TAFE in Australia | Scoop.it
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Public VET sector under siege
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Social media would go into overdrive and people would stage demonstrations to fight the cuts. ...
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Half of Victorian TAFES in red - The Australian

Half of Victorian TAFES in red - The Australian | TAFE in Australia | Scoop.it
Half of Victorian TAFES in red
The Australian
HALF of Victoria's public TAFES are in the red in the wake of funding cuts and increased competition from private providers with six TAFEs yesterday reporting operating losses in 2013.
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Auditor's report: Napthine government failing country students - The Age

Auditor's report: Napthine government failing country students - The Age | TAFE in Australia | Scoop.it
Auditor's report: Napthine government failing country students The Age The gap between Victorian country students and their city peers is getting wider, with the state's Education Department failing to provide high-quality education for all...
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Top TAFE librarian filed under 'redundancies' following funding cuts

Top TAFE librarian filed under 'redundancies' following funding cuts | TAFE in Australia | Scoop.it
Former Bendigo TAFE librarian Narelle Stone was one of five library staff members made redundant in 2013, despite being named Victorian Librarian of the Year only months before.
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TAFE funding in crisis, reveals financial watchdog - Peninsula Weekly

TAFE funding in crisis, reveals financial watchdog
Peninsula Weekly
After taking over as Premier last year, Denis Napthine announced $200 million over four years for ''innovation and structural reform''.
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TAFE AND HUNTER BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP ... - NBN News

TAFE AND HUNTER BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP ... - NBN News | TAFE in Australia | Scoop.it
After a challenging 2013, the Hunter Institute of TAFE says an increasing relationship with local businesses is helping to strengthen the organisation's future. Last year, there was a 75 per cent increase in the number of ...
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Victoria: canary down the VET coalmine - Sydney Morning Herald

Victoria: canary down the VET coalmine - Sydney Morning Herald | TAFE in Australia | Scoop.it
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Victoria: canary down the VET coalmine
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Victoria, which is ahead of the rest of the nation in VET (vocational education and training) policy reform, is feeling this most acutely.
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Turbulent times on the horizon for TAFE - Sydney Morning Herald

Turbulent times on the horizon for TAFE - Sydney Morning Herald | TAFE in Australia | Scoop.it
Sydney Morning Herald Turbulent times on the horizon for TAFE Sydney Morning Herald Whereas the Senate inquiry has 13 wide-ranging terms of reference, the second House version has only five, with two relating to skills and employment; the committee...
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Speech to Regulatory Reform conference, Canberra - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Speech to Regulatory Reform conference, Canberra - Scoop.co.nz (press release) | TAFE in Australia | Scoop.it
Speech to Regulatory Reform conference, Canberra
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Equally striking were the different views within regulatory agencies about skill and training levels. The Commission directly surveyed chief executives of regulators.
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VU faces outsourcing backlash - The Australian

VU faces outsourcing backlash - The Australian | TAFE in Australia | Scoop.it
VU faces outsourcing backlash
The Australian
But the National Tertiary Education Union has raised concerns that in the wake of government cuts to TAFE and university funding the initiative is more about cost cutting.
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No room for politics in TAFE reform - WA today

No room for politics in TAFE reform - WA today | TAFE in Australia | Scoop.it
No room for politics in TAFE reform
WA today
Training reform is delivering outcomes for the community that is in most need.
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Enrolments for those wanting to be a fitness instructor have more than halved ... - Herald Sun

Enrolments for those wanting to be a fitness instructor have more than halved ... - Herald Sun | TAFE in Australia | Scoop.it
Enrolments for those wanting to be a fitness instructor have more than halved ...
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Victoria University is considering outsourcing information technology ... - Herald Sun

Victoria University is considering outsourcing information technology ... - Herald Sun | TAFE in Australia | Scoop.it
Victoria University is considering outsourcing information technology ...
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Victoria Deserves Better

A year after dumping Ted Baillieu, Denis Napthine and his dysfunctional Liberal Government still don't have a plan for Victoria. They're only making things w...
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TAFE report tabled in parliament - Bendigo Advertiser

TAFE report tabled in parliament - Bendigo Advertiser | TAFE in Australia | Scoop.it
TAFE report tabled in parliament
Bendigo Advertiser
THE TAFE institutes annual reports were tabled in parliament on Thursday.
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Victorian TAFE system under 'significant threat'

Victorian TAFE system under 'significant threat' | TAFE in Australia | Scoop.it
The Australian Education Union says half of Victoria's TAFE colleges are running at a loss because of government funding cuts.
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FedUni could merge regional TAFEs - The Australian

FedUni could merge regional TAFEs - The Australian | TAFE in Australia | Scoop.it
FedUni could merge regional TAFEs
The Australian
The TAFE sector has lost significant market share to private providers since Victoria shifted training subsidies onto the open market, and has also suffered cuts to dedicated TAFE funding.
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