Category: Minister for Training and Skills

Boosting Adult Education In Regional Victoria

Victorians in regional areas will have access to additional education and training support at Learn Local organisations thanks to a $2.6 million funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney joined members of the Paynesville Neighbourhood Centre today to make the announcement and launch the East Gippsland 2017 Adult […]

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Helping Former Hazelwood Workers Get Their Skills Recognised

Former Hazelwood power plant workers are getting their skills recognised to boost their employment prospects as they look for new jobs and opportunities, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney joined Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing at Federation Training in Morwell today to present certificates to the first […]

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Finalists Announced For 2017 Learn Local Awards

Victorians who have made a significant impact on the lives of others through community education will be recognised at this year’s Victorian Learn Local Awards. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today announced the finalists for the awards, which recognise the contribution of the more than 300 Learn Local organisations offering training in Victoria. […]

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Supporting Our VET Teachers To Improve Training Quality

Thirteen passionate teachers working in Victoria’s training sector will boost their skills and improve their career opportunities thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today announced the successful applicants for the 2017 Skills First Academic Grants, which are open to teachers working in the Victorian Government-funded training system. The […]

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New Student Hub For Holmesglen Moorabbin

A new $8 million state-of-the-art student hub is the latest stage in the transformation of Holmesglen Institute’s Moorabbin Campus. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney and Member for Bentleigh Nick Staikos today officially opened the Moorabbin Student Hub, funded through the Andrews Labor Government’s TAFE Rescue Fund. The hub features student support and information […]

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Support For Apprentices And Trainees In Macedon

The Andrews Labor Government’s support for apprentices and trainees is helping businesses in Macedon. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney and Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas visited JAKs Body Repairs in Romsey today to meet its two young apprentices and business owners benefiting from the government’s investment in apprenticeships and traineeships. The Victorian Budget […]

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Statement On Private Training Providers

The Andrews Labor Government has today called on the Turnbull Government to urgently step up its support for students impacted by the closure of private training providers. With another large national training provider going into voluntary administration overnight, thousands of students have been left in limbo with little information from the Federal Government about what […]

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Turnbull’s Budget A Disappointment For Training And TAFE

The Andrews, McGowan, Palaszczuk and Weatherill Labor Governments have today called on Malcolm Turnbull to increase funding for a new National Partnership on Skilling Australians and provide a stable funding model for the sector. The fund, announced in the Turnbull Budget, has left the heavy lifting to the states and territories who have been picking […]

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Apprentices To Shine At 2017 Victorian Training Awards

Apprentices, trainees and teachers will take centre stage at this year’s Victorian Training Awards, recognising their importance to our training and TAFE system. Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney today officially opened nominations for the awards, which, now in their 63rd year highlight collaboration and innovation in the training system. This year’s awards feature […]

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Coalition Has No Plan For TAFE In Victoria

The Liberal National Coalition have admitted they don’t have a plan for training and TAFE in Victoria. The Deputy Leader of the Nationals and Shadow Spokesperson for Training has not only admitted they still have no policy on training, but she has also been caught out misleading Victorians yet again. The Coalition’s track record speaks […]

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