There’s good news for private training providers, the first, on CMM’s count, since Adam Smith was a boy. South Australia’s new Liberal state government has increased the number of public-funded courses that are not TAFE-exclusive (thanks to a learned reader for the pointer). This reverses a trend started by the celebrated Gail Gago. Back in May 2015 (CMM May 22) the then Labor training minister said because TAFE needed time to lift its game it needed a big majority of publicly-funded training places in the state.
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