TAFE has been so important to me throughout my life- and my career.
Kwebana Tutu (Osei) Gyimah completed his Certificate III Engineering Fabrication Trade apprenticeship at South Western Sydney Institute in 2011 and was nominated as Apprentice of the Year because he demonstrated that he was a great ambassador for his trade.
It has been an eventful week at Stop TAFE Cuts HQ; and for TAFE and vocational education around Australia. There have been a number of developments which we are keen to share with Stop TAFE Cuts supporters.
Over the last few months, stories have emerged in the media of rorts in Australia's private for-profit vocational education sector, as these providers attempt to milk government training subsidies.
In 1990 the Commonwealth and all States and Territories signed up to national competitive neutrality principles, through the Competition Principles Agreement or CPA, which has since been updated and re-affirmed.