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The limits of education markets

The limits of education markets

Markets have been introduced into different parts of the education sector, with the promise that they will provide greater choice and diversity. They are also expected to allocate public resources more efficiently.
Guarantee 70% funding to TAFE!

Guarantee 70% funding to TAFE!

The VET sector is in crisis. Australia must guarantee 70% of VET funding to TAFE, and shut down the VET FEE-HELP scheme.
Premiers must reject the proposed federal VET takeover because it would destroy TAFE

Premiers must reject the proposed federal VET takeover because it would destroy TAFE

A proposed Federal Government takeover of Vocational Education and Training which would see TAFEs privatised and fees for students raised is scheduled for discussion at the COAG meeting today.
TAFE transforming lives for people seeking asylum

TAFE transforming lives for people seeking asylum

TAFE provides opportunity and people seeking asylum in our community are living proof of this. For Tanya, who was a lawyer in Colombia, training at TAFE for an aged care qualification has made a huge difference to finding her feet in Australia.
Skillaroos shine positive light on Australian TAFE system

Skillaroos shine positive light on Australian TAFE system

WorldSkills Australia’s team of 26 Australian competitors is toasting a fantastic team effort following their impressive performance at the 43rd WorldSkills Competition in São Paulo, Brazil.