TAFE’s time starts now

TAFE Directors Australia describes its policy alliance with the Group of Eight as “an unlikely coalition for a seamless education sector.” This is way too modest. Political and policy stars are aligned to illuminate the role of the training sector. If Labor wins the election, training (by which the Opposition mainly means TAFE) will be in-line for more attention. And now the bi-partisan mess that was VET FEE HELP is largely off the agenda the government is able to talk-up training. Education minister Dan Tehan and his training colleague Michaelia Cash have announced a review of national education goals (set out in the 2008 Melbourne Declaration), including, a “renewed emphasis on vocational education and training.”



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