Training system not delivering

Craig Robertson (TAFE Directors Australia) has a scathing assessment of what’s not happening

It’s in the form of a letter to the PM from “the COVID generation.” It’s somewhat steep blaming the PM for a governance structure of a bewildering complexity generations of bureaucrats built. But his point is that training accreditation is not working now the way it needs to; “we all took up a vocational education course because you said it would set us up for life, at least that’s what we figured if it’s the same as university, right? We did what you said but we can’t complete. We have no qualifications because work placements are outstanding, and nobody will take us on.”

Good point – perhaps the PM, or at least skills minister Michaelia Cash, should tell somebody, not establish a committee, to fix it.


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