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.
2014 VTA State Conference
Program to be confirmed.
Date: Friday 18 July 2014
Venue: Hemisphere Conference Centre,
Holmesglen Institute, 488 South Road, Moorabbin Victoria 3189
NCVER Research Forum Melbourne Thursday 3 April Realising Our Potential: Widening Participation Through Education and Training. The social justice campaigner and founding music director of the Choir of Hard Knocks, Dr Jonathon Welch AM will deliver the opening keynote address.
VET Reform Taskforce - Melbourne Friday 28 March. - Stakeholder Engagement Workshop
To listen to industry and the training sector and identify opportunities for reform, the Department of Industry established a VET reform taskforce in November 2013. Workshops are being held around the country. The Taskforce requests that only one representative from an organisation nominate to attend.
AVETRA 17th Annual Conference.
Australian Vocational Education and Training Research Association's 2014 conference is at Outrigger, Surfers Paradise, QLD Australia. 22 – 24 April 2014.
The Hamer Scholarships program: language study in China, Indonesia, Japan and Korea
Applications for the 1st round of the 2014 Victorian Government Hamer Scholarships program for intensive language study and cultural immersion for up to six months ito China, Indonesia, Japan and Korea. See: www.dsdbi.vic.gov.au/hamerscholarships
VTA is pleased to endorse the VET Leaders Congress to be held June 2014 in Brisbane at Edutech.
This is your chance to attend the Asia Pacific region’s biggest educational event at the special Early Bird rate – and rub shoulders with the likes of Sir Ken Robinson, educational guru and NY Times bestselling author. more...
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.
Current Training Programs
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 Human Resources Annual Conference.
Page updated 6 March 2014