The VTA is Victoria's peak employer body for the public providers of TAFE in Victoria. We have as our members all of Victoria's TAFE Institutes, four Victorian Multi-sector Universities, and an Associate member, AMES. VTA engages its members in developing, supporting and advocating policies and practices that progress and sustain their interests.
Public VET Providers - Strong and Capable
17-18 July 2014
ACE National Conference 11 and 12 September 2014 - 'What counts as quality in education?' More information...
Asian Business Engagement Plan Grants awarded to TAFE Directors Australian and Victorian TAFE International. More information...
The 2014 National TAFE Directors Australia Conference, Vision 2020, will be held in Sydney on 1-2 September. Earlybird registration closes July 7. More information…
VTA Response to Training Package Stakeholder Resource - Consultation paper.
From 1 January 2014, the NSSC is only accepting Training Package Cases for Endorsement where the proposed components meet the new Standards for Training Packages. The Training Package Development Handbook (TPDH), and associated support materials, will soon be retired from the NSSC website. In 2013, the Office of the NSSC consultations with stakeholders identified a need to develop a resource to support a shared understanding of the development and implementation the Standards for Training Packages.
The Hamer Scholarships program: language study in China, Indonesia, Japan and Korea
The second round of applications for the 2014 Victorian Government Hamer Scholarships program for intensive language study and cultural immersion for up to six months to China, Indonesia, Japan and Korea will open from 11 August - 21 September for the early 2015 intake. The scholarships are targeted at Victorians seeking to further their engagement with and understanding these countries, and develop partnerships in the country. See: www.dsdbi.vic.gov.au/hamerscholarships
Video - TAFE: the Six Gifts. The things that make TAFE unique.
Lisette Mill - TAFE the Six Gifts. The things that make TAFE unique. (.mp4, 38.3 MB)
Lisette Mill was the Victorian Vocational Student of the Year 2011. Lisette completed her vocational training at South West Institute of TAFE and currently works as a Landcare facilitator, project officer and a research assistant in the South West region of Victoria. In this recording Lisette is addressing TAFE, industry and community leaders and telling them about how TAFE changed her life and gave her 6 gifts: new eyes, new ears, new voice, new legs, a new job and a new heart. Listen to Lisette’s story.
Victorian Teacher - Trainer of the Year
The Victorian TAFE Association is proud to once more sponsor the Victorian Training Awards Victorian Teacher/Trainer of the Year. Congratulations to the 2013 winner Robyn York from Sunraysia Institute of TAFE.
Snapshot of TAFE in Victoria (Sept 2013). Click here to download a copy of the two page Fact Sheet in pdf format. (56KB)
VicSuper are principal sponsors
of the VTA Annual State Conference and the
VTA HR Network Meetings
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