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Stronger vocational education system delivered

Stronger vocational education system delivered

1 December, 2016

The Turnbull Government’s legislation to rebuild vocational education and training has passed the Parliament, delivering a system that students and taxpayers can trust and ending the rip-offs and rorts that plagued Labor’s failed VET FEE-HELP scheme. Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham said the new VET Student Loans program would begin from 1 January 2017 and secure the future and reputation of Australia’s high quality vocational education and training system. Minister Birmingham said VET Student Loans will provide value for money to both students and taxpayers via tougher barriers to entry for provide... Read more »

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Interview on 2GB Drive with Ben Fordham

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on 2GB Drive with Ben Fordham Topics: Programme for International Student Assessment; Turnbull Government’s Quality Schools, Quality Outcomes reforms; Technology in schools; Political advocacy in classrooms 07 December 2016 03:36PM Ben Fordham: Hundreds of... Read more >

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Interview on FIVEaa Mornings with Leon Byner

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on FIVEaa Mornings with Leon Byner Topics: Programme for International Student Assessment report; Turnbull Government’s Quality Schools, Quality Outcomes reforms; Vocational education funding 07/12/2016 10:33 AM Leon Byner: We’ve talked about jobs a... Read more >

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Speech to the Universities Australia and CASE Philanthropy Capacity Building Symposium

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Speech to the Universities Australia and CASE Philanthropy Capacity Building Symposium 07/12/2016 09:30AM Simon Birmingham: Thank you, Glyn. It’s a wonderful gathering in the round here today; a fabulous theatre. So, thank you for the opportunity to come along and to ... Read more >

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Interview on ABC 891 Adelaide with Spence Denny

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC 891 Adelaide with Spence Denny Topics: Programme for International Student Assessment report; Turnbull Government’s Quality Schools, Quality Outcomes reforms 07/12/2016 09:05AM Spence Denny: Well we've seen another fall in the standard of 15-year-old... Read more >

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