May 27, 2018

Get involved in National TAFE Day

By The Stop TAFE Cuts team

National TAFE Day is being held on Tuesday 19 June! If you’re reading this just prior to TAFE Day, or even on TAFE Day it’s not too late to get involved in the celebrations!Here are 7 ways to get involved.

Hold a morning tea or BBQ

If you still have a bit of time up your sleeve, it’s not too late to organise a morning tea or BBQ at your campus to celebrate National TAFE Day. You can download a poster from our website to spread the word, and encourage your colleagues and students to sign up to the campaign website as well as talking about why TAFE is too good to lose.

Call or email your MP

One of the most valuable contributions you can make to the campaign is to call or email your Federal MP.Tell them it is National TAFE Day and explain why TAFE is important to you and your community. Remember to ask them to sign our Funding Guarantee!

Photo with colleagues

You could do this activity in conjunction with a morning tea or BBQ, or on its own.Gather some colleagues together and take photo out the front of your TAFE with some Stop TAFE Cuts signs. Send your photo to us so we can add it to the collection on the website.

Selfie

If you can’t quite muster up a crowd, or you’re not on campus – send us through a selfie with our “Guarantee 70% VET Funding for TAFE” sign. Post it on social media on National TAFE Day – make sure to use the hashtag #StopTAFECuts so we can find it!

Order an activist kit

Head to the website and you can request an activist kit.It has posters, signs, fact sheets, funding information and much more!Whether you receive your kit before or after TAFE Day, it’s a great way to get more information and start to get active in the campaign.

Find and share the campaign on social media

We will be posting lots on the Stop TAFE Cuts Facebook page and the @TAFECampaign Twitter account in the lead up to TAFE Day. And we hope to share lots of photos from around the country on TAFE Day. Make sure you’ve liked and followed us so you can see what’s going on.And please make sure to hit those share and retweet buttons to spread the word!

Share this blopost

When you’ve finished reading this – please share on social media to spread the word about National TAFE Day!

Of course you’re not limited to these ideas! Any way you want to mark the day, please go ahead.Just make sure to send us a photos!

We hope you have a wonderful National TAFE Day!