Topic: Training and skills

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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Boost For Free TAFE As Enrolments Surge In Ballarat

The Andrews Labor Government has unveiled a major funding package to support the growth in enrolments that its landmark Free TAFE initiative is driving across Victoria. Representing the Minister for Training and Skills, Gayle Tierney, the Member for Buninyong Michaela Settle today visited FedUni TAFE’s Ballarat campus to meet with students and teachers who will […]

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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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Massive Funding Boost For Defence Technology Training

Victorians wanting to pursue a career in the defence technology and manufacturing sector will soon have access to new cutting-edge training, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney today visited leading Victorian manufacturing firm A.W. Bell in Dandenong South to announce an $855,000 grant to deliver […]

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2019 Learn Local Awards Finalists Announced

Learners, teachers and education providers from across Victoria will be recognised for their work transforming lives through community education at this year’s Learn Local Awards. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney today visited Wellsprings for Women in Dandenong and congratulated learners and practitioners for achieving multiple nominations in this year’s awards. […]

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Directors Appointed To Further Boost Governance At GOTAFE

Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney today announced the appointment of 33 directors for Victoria’s TAFEs, further strengthening the sector across the state, following unprecedented investment from the Andrews Labor Government. An independently-chaired panel supported by a professional recruitment firm were engaged to help select the TAFE directors, with specific consideration […]

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Directors Appointed To Further Boost TAFE Governance

Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney today announced the appointment of 33 directors for Victoria’s TAFEs, further strengthening the sector across the state following unprecedented investment from the Andrews Labor Government. An independently-chaired panel supported by a professional recruitment firm were engaged to help select the TAFE directors, with specific consideration […]

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