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VET and Vocational Learning in Tasmanian Schools – Statewide forums

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The Years 9 to 12 Project has been established in response to the Review of Years 9 to 12 in Tasmania, conducted by ACER in 2016.

The Years 9 to 12 Review made two key recommendations for Vocational Education and Training (VET) and Vocational Learning (VL) in schools. These were:

  • Initiate regular long-term strategies to change public perceptions about the value of school education and VET in Schools.
  • Improve the status of VET and VL in schools through community involvement in the development of a future vision and associated implementation strategy

The Review recommended that community involvement in the development of a state-wide vision and implementation strategy for VET for secondary students.

A series of forums will be held in late October/early November to engage schools, registered training organisations (RTOs), industry and community stakeholders in the development of a vision for VET and VL in Tasmanian schools to 2030.

Dates for VET/VL forums are:

  • Hobart (North) – Monday 22 October, Professional Learning Institute
  • Hobart (South) – Tuesday 23 October, Derwent Sailing Squadron
  • Hobart (East) – Wednesday 24 October, Ramada Resort, Seven Mile Beach
  • Helens (half day) – Monday 29 October, Tidal Waters Resort
  • Launceston – Tuesday 30 October, Tailrace Centre
  • Devonport – Wednesday 31 October, Waterfront Function Centre
  • Burnie – Thursday 1 November, Burnie Arts and Function Centre
  • Strahan (half day) – Friday 2 November, Strahan Village

Full day forums will be held between 10.00 am and 3.30 pm. Half-day sessions will run from 12.00 noon to 3.30 pm.

Interested participants are invited to register for these events through: bit.ly/vetforums

Further information please contact Erika Alacs (03) 61656426 or Years9to12project@education.tas.gov.au

 

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