Vet Industry News

The VET Sector News- February 2020

Coronavirus travel ban sees Chinese students miss start of university, Australia’s tertiary education sector scrambling More than 100,000 Chinese students will not be able to start their university and TAFE classes in Australia because of the travel ban put in place to curb the spread of coronavirus. On Saturday, the Federal Government banned anyone arriving […]
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The VET Sector News II – December 2019

Apprentice and trainee commencements down in June 2019 quarter  The latest release of national apprentice and trainee data show commencements were down 3.3% to 33 295 in the June 2019 quarter, when compared with the same quarter in 2018. Apprentices and trainees 2019 — June quarter, published by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research […]
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Satisfaction with vocational education and training remains high

New data from over 170 000 vocational education and training (VET) students shows that satisfaction with VET remains high, according to a new report by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER). The annual National Student Outcomes Survey is Australia’s largest survey of VET students and provides information on employment outcomes and training satisfaction […]
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VET International Engagement Strategy 2025 launched

The Morrison Government has reaffirmed its commitment to ensure Australian VET sector continues to play a significant role in contributing to the development of a highly skilled workforce by lodging Vocational Education and Training International Engagement Strategy 2025. Australia’s first National Strategy for International Education 2025 enables Australia’s international education sector to be more innovative, […]
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2019 Australian Training Awards winners announced

The Australian Training Awards are the peak national awards for the VET sector recognising individuals, businesses and registered training organisations for their contribution to skilling Australia. On 21 November the awards were presented and the winners are:  Lifetime Achievement Award — Wayne Collyer Wayne Collyer was Managing Director at Polytechnic West (now South Metropolitan TAFE) […]
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The VET Sector News

India is reforming education for the first time since 1986 – here’s why Australia should care India released a Draft National Education Policy (DNEP) in June 2019. It’s the first comprehensive policy proposal on education in the country since 1986 and a major, game-changing statement. Australia has a moral duty to engage with the global […]
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Interview with The VET Gurus – John Price, Angela McGregor, Kerri Butter

Response from John Price regarding VET Sector Newsletter. John Price John started his career in education and training over 40 years ago. He was the Head of the School of Printing and Graphic Arts, became a TAFE Queensland Professional Development Coordinator and mentored many new TAFE teachers through their Diploma in Technical and Further Education. He […]
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