Category: Minister for Training and Skills

Extra Support For Bushfire-Affected TAFE Students

Students at TAFE Gippsland who have been affected by the bushfires will benefit from additional scholarships and support, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills and Minister for Higher Education Gayle Tierney today announced up to $200,000 of community services funding during a visit to TAFE Gippsland’s Bairnsdale campus in response […]

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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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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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