Teachers are leaving the profession at unprecedented rates and the teacher shortage is being felt across education settings; from primary and secondary schools; to universities; to TAFEs. This is creating added pressure for teachers who are choosing to stay, resulting in negative press for the industry, and fewer people choosing the career.
General Manager for Learning, Innovation and Technology at Victoria University (VU) Polytechnic, Gail Bray, cautions of the pressing need for vocational education and training providers to speed up and adapt to next-generation education and Industry 4.0 or risk missing out on unique opportunities. Read More
According to a new Grattan Institute report on Australia’s post-school education system, high school students who receive a low ATAR and go on to university may be better served choosing a vocational education pathway instead. Read More
Kira Clarke, Dr Eric Dommers and Dr George Myconos, of the University of Melbourne and the Brotherhood of St Laurence explain that Vocational Education and Training is an important next step for many early school leavers, but changes are needed to keep them engaged.