Category: Minister for Training and Skills

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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Architect Appointed To South West TAFE Library

Students and residents in Warrnambool are a step closer to having a state-of-the-art learning and library hub, with the Andrews Labor Government appointing an architect to design the project. Kosloff Architecture has been appointed to design the next stage in the $20.25 million project, which will deliver a learning and library hub at South West […]

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Victorian Training Organisations Recognised Nationally

Victoria’s training organisations – who have received significant funding under the Andrews Labor Government – have won top recognition at the Australian Training Awards, with Victoria taking the top gong in two categories. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney congratulated all Victorian finalists and winners who attended the peak national awards, […]

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New Initiatives To Tackle Adult Illiteracy And Innumeracy

The Andrews Labor Government is investing in more targeted courses to reduce adult illiteracy and innumeracy and make it easier for Victorians to get jobs. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney launched the new initiatives in a Ministerial statement at Parliament today. They are part of the Labor Government’s push to […]

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Early Childhood Courses Added To Free TAFE List

The Andrews Labor Government is calling on Victorians to consider a career in early childhood education as two early childhood qualifications will be added to the Free TAFE course list in 2020 to support the rollout of universal three-year-old Kinder. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney and Member for Northern Victoria […]

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Preparing Victorians For The Jobs Of The Future

The Andrews Labor Government will undertake a significant review into Victoria’s post-secondary education and training system to ensure Victoria has the skills we need for our growing economy. The Labor Government’s major investments in roads and public transport, education, family violence prevention, disability and aged care will create thousands of jobs over the next decade. […]

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Cutting Edge Horticulture Courses Due To Free TAFE

Students in Melbourne’s north are on their way to getting the skills they need for the jobs they want in the thriving horticulture industry, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney and Member for Northcote Kat Theophanous today visited Melbourne Polytechnic’s Fairfield campus to meet with […]

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Small Training Provider Of The Year Successes Celebrated

The Andrews Labor Government has commended the outstanding achievements of Ringwood Training today as part of a visit to the campus to celebrate their win at this year’s 65th Victorian Training Awards. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney visited Ringwood Training to see firsthand its successful training model which led to […]

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Funding For TAFE And Community Education Collaboration

The Andrews Labor Government is investing in the Mornington Peninsula to ensure that those in the community have the skills and training they need for local jobs. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education, Gayle Tierney and Member for Nepean Chris Brayne today visited Chisholm Institute’s Mornington Peninsula campus to announce that Chisholm Institute […]

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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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