Month: June 2019

New shadow ministry announced

In case you missed it federal portfolio responsibility for VET has switched from the Department of Education to the new Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business.  Meanwhile, Tanya Plibersek, has retained the education and training portfolio in the new shadow frontbench line-up. In the outer shadow ministry, Graham Perrett was appointed Shadow Assistant …

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Rethinking Australian tertiary education?

Following the federal coalition government’s re-election maybe it’s time to make some important decisions about the future of tertiary education? That’s what is being proposed in the most recent publication from Victoria University’s Mitchell Institute anyway. Rethinking and revitalising tertiary education In this most recent of the Mitchell Institute’s papers, Victoria University Vice-Chancellor Peter Dawkins …

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July – Dec 2019 VDC Professional Learning Program Now Released The July – Dec 2019 VDC Professional Learning Program is offering an extensive range of continuous PD opportunities for the VET workforce through one hour webinars, half and full day workshops as well as a range of special events. Enhanced workbook resources are also provided …