Category: Minister for Higher Education

Supporting Victorian Universities

The Victorian Government will make an unprecedented investment in local universities to protect jobs and support the state’s economic rebound from the coronavirus crisis. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney joined Treasurer Tim Pallas today to announce the Victorian Higher Education State Investment Fund – the latest in a string of […]

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New Higher Apprenticeship Scheme Rolls Out Online

Future leaders in the social services sector have logged on for their first online gathering as part of an innovative new higher apprenticeship scheme that allows participants to earn while they learn. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney welcomed 25 students of the Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management course via […]

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Early Childhood Free TAFE Courses Get Underway

More learners across Victoria will gain a rewarding career in early childhood education and care, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney today visited Holmesglen Institute’s Glen Waverley campus to officially launch the start of the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care and Diploma […]

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New Sunshine Skills Hub Opens Its Doors To Students

Students in Melbourne’s west now have access to a brand-new skills hub at Victoria University Polytechnic, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney today opened the new Sunshine Skills Hub and met with female students to celebrate International Day of Women and Girls in Science. The […]

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2020 Victorian Learn Local Awards Open

Learners, teachers and community education providers can now nominate for the 2020 Victorian Learn Local Awards, which celebrate outstanding achievement among the state’s Learn Local organisations. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney today announced that nominations are open and urged Victorians to nominate the inspirational learners and practitioners whose stories show […]

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New December Round Offers For Victorian VCE Students

For the first time Victorian VCE students will receive a university or TAFE offer today to help provide them with answers around their future studies before the Christmas and New Year period. As part of this new December round offer, more than 36,000 offers will today be made to students for undergraduate and vocational courses. […]

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Koorie Excellence Recognised In Education And Training

The Andrews Labor Government in partnership with the Victorian Aboriginal Education Association has recognised leaders in Koorie education and employment with the announcement of the winners at the 2019 Wurreker Awards. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney last night congratulated the nominees and winners of the annual awards in Northcote, which […]

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State’s Training Achievements Honoured At Awards Night

Vocational education and training students, teachers and the businesses who train them have been honoured for their outstanding achievements at the 65th Victorian Training Awards, with six women taking out top honours. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney congratulated the 14 winners at the prestigious annual event, dedicated to the state’s […]

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Summit To Unite Adult And Community Education

The Adult and Community Education sector has been brought together for the first time, as the Andrews Labor Government works on a Ministerial Statement to better support this crucial part of our training sector. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education, Gayle Tierney, today opened the Adult and Community Education Summit bringing together this […]

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Training Support For Victorians Leaving Out-Of-Home Care

The Andrews Labor Government is helping break the cycle of disadvantage by providing extra support for care leavers and young people in out-of-home care so they can more easily access high quality education and training. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney today visited La Trobe University’s Shepparton Campus to announce more […]

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