Category: Minister for Training and Skills

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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Free TAFE Graduates At TAFE Gippsland Ready For Work

The first cohort of Free TAFE students from TAFE Gippsland have graduated from their courses and are beginning to secure jobs, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s landmark Free TAFE initiative. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney today visited TAFE Gippsland’s Morwell Campus to congratulate students completing Certificate III in Individual […]

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Multi-Million Dollar Boost For Learn Local Providers

The Andrews Labor Government is helping early school leavers, unemployed Victorians and women looking to re-enter the workforce get the training they need, with a $2.8 million boost for Learn Local providers across Victoria. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney joined Member for Footscray Katie Hall at Duke Street Community House […]

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Adult Learners Shine At 2019 Learn Local Awards

Learners, practitioners and training providers have been recognised for their incredible work transforming lives through community education at this year’s Learn Local Awards. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney announced the award winners at a gala dinner at the Mural Hall, Melbourne on Friday evening. Presented by the Adult, Community and […]

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Free TAFE Graduates At William Angliss Ready For Work

The first cohort of Free TAFE students from William Angliss Institute have graduated from their courses and are beginning to secure jobs, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s landmark Free TAFE initiative. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney today visited William Angliss Institute to congratulate students completing Certificate III in Hospitality […]

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Forum Hears Industry Vision For TAFE Gippsland

Local businesses and industry have shared their views on the exciting future for skills training in Gippsland, as work progresses to provide two major TAFE training campuses for the region, following the Andrews Labor Government’s massive investment to re-energise the TAFE system across Victoria. TAFE Gippsland and the Committee for Wellington this week held a […]

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New Funding To Boost Training And Industry Partnerships

More TAFEs and training providers are working closely with industry to create training programs to address skills shortages and develop technology that improves productivity, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney today announced that applications are now open for the next round of grants from the […]

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Finalists Announced For 65th Victorian Training Awards

Victoria’s top apprentices, students, teachers, employers and training providers have made the final of the 65th Victorian Training Awards that honour the outstanding achievements of our state’s TAFE and training sector. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney today visited Port Phillip Community Group to announce the 39 finalists for this year’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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