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11 March, 2013 TDA media statement -Industry-led Board finds tafe “Bedrock of national VET system” [PDF 690KB]
The new industry-led Board of the Australian Workforce and Productivity Agency (AWPA) has
handed the Tertiary Education and Skills Minister a decisive report on how to tackle Australia’s
stalled national productivity, and declared TAFE as the “bedrock” of the national VET system.
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20th May, Australian Financial Review, Why vocational education is ripe for reform. Click here for the article [paywall].
The crisis in vocational education has been almost forgotten. At the moment there is a precipitous decline in the number of apprenticeships in Australia. In the past year the number of apprenticeship commencements has fallen by nearly half. Government policies are stop-start and ill co-ordinated, at both federal and state level.
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