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New models: partnerships and innovation

New models: partnerships and innovation

Mary Faraone reflects on the future of TAFE and concludes that "the trick is to be ready for opportunities and develop a vision that respects and is loyal to the past but looks to the future."
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I thought I was dumb, until I went to TAFE

I thought I was dumb, until I went to TAFE

I live in a very small rural town and the nearest place I could do my chosen study was at TAFE in Seymour, 12 kilometres away.
No heart for the Arts: TAFE cuts threaten the survival of the Adelaide College of the Arts Library

No heart for the Arts: TAFE cuts threaten the survival of the Adelaide College of the Arts Library

On Tuesday the 19th of November, Adelaide College of the Arts students rallied outside the Dame Roma Mitchell building on Light Square to protest against the closure of their campus library. Their demonstration attracted media attention and was features on that evening's broadcast of the channel seven news.
I never realised this day would change my life forever!

I never realised this day would change my life forever!

After having such a traumatic time at high school and flunking most subjects, achieving nothing higher than a D, a D+ if I was lukcy, I thought I was destined to become just a volunteer or the self-taught office girl who could never move ahead - just watching everyone around me move on in their careers.
TAFE: Does it have any distinctive value?

TAFE: Does it have any distinctive value?

Practitioners in TAFE may be surprised or even affronted by this question, but not so a number of State governments. Increasingly the answer seems to be a resounding ‘no’.