This article is part two of a two-part series. It focuses on the policy trajectory that created a national training framework, a ‘training market’ and the introduction of VET FEE HELP and looks at how these policies brought TAFE to near ruin.
The future we want is dependent on us successfully defending public education and particularly, defending public Vocational Education & Training - TAFE.
National TAFE Day is being held on Tuesday 19 June. Here are some ideas to get involved.
The commitment of the South Australian Premier is another step towards guaranteed funding for TAFE.
The TAFE sector is the lowest funded education sector and funding has declined by more than 24% since 2008. As privatization of the sector has increased, and as more and more government funding has gone to private for profit providers ...