Topic: Training and skills

$2m Funding Boost To Transform Longerenong College

The next generation of farmers and rural workers in western Victoria will soon have access to upgraded learning and students facilities thanks to the Victorian Government. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney today visited Longerenong Agricultural College, located near Horsham, to announce a $2 million funding boost that will ensure that […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Skills and Training, Western Victoria Region

Free TAFE Supporting Coronavirus Response And Recovery

The Victorian Government is leading a rapid, coordinated response to ensure the TAFE and training sector continues to provide the skills the state needs to respond to the coronavirus crisis and prepare for recovery. The 2019 Free TAFE report card released today shows the Free TAFE program has helped almost 40,000 students start the training […]

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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 […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Higher Education

Skilling Up Victorians To Get Through The Coronavirus Crisis

Victorians will continue to get the skills they need to get a job and help us through the coronavirus crisis, with emergency funding from the Victorian Government to support the state’s TAFE and training system with student numbers expected to drop. Premier Daniel Andrews, Deputy Premier James Merlino and Minister Gayle Tierney today announced the […]

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Skills To Support Victoria’s Economy

A major review commissioned by the Andrews Labor Government has released an issues paper into Victoria’s post-secondary education and training system and is calling for feedback from students, providers, industry and community groups. The Skills for Victoria’s Growing Economy review, led by former Federal Minister Jenny Macklin, is focused on designing a system that meets […]

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Early Childhood Free TAFE Courses Get Underway In Colac

More learners across Colac are set to gain a rewarding career in early childhood education, ensuring our youngest Victorians get the best start in life. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney today visited South West TAFE’s Colac campus to officially launch the start of the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Skills and Training, Western Victoria Region

New Innovation Space Open At South West TAFE

Entrepreneurs and students in Warrnambool now have access to a new tech-enabled, collaborative working space at South West TAFE thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills and Minister for Higher Education Gayle Tierney today opened The Hive Entrepreneurial Incubator Space — a new co-working space on South West TAFE’s Warrnambool campus […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Skills and Training, Western Victoria Region

New Wallan GOTAFE Campus Up And Running

Students in Wallan and surrounding areas now have a TAFE campus to call their own. Minister for Training and Skills and Minister for Higher Education Gayle Tierney today opened GOTAFE’s brand new Wallan Campus, where courses commence this month. The High Street campus will give students in one of the fastest-growing residential areas in the […]

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Nominations Open For 2020 Victorian Training Awards

Apprentices, students, teachers, employers, training providers and Learn Locals can now nominate for the 66th Victorian Training Awards. Minister for Training and Skills and for Higher Education Gayle Tierney opened nominations for the awards, which recognise and honour the outstanding achievements of individuals, organisations, employers, and training and community providers in the Victorian TAFE and […]

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Works Underway On Bendigo TAFE Revitalisation Project

Students in Bendigo are a step closer to having the modern training facilities they deserve, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education Gayle Tierney today joined Member for Bendigo East Jacinta Allan and Member for Bendigo West Maree Edwards to announce Kane Nicholson would build Bendigo TAFE’s Bendigo […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Skills and Training, Northern Victoria Region