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20,800 new apprenticeships and traineeships

A Marshall Liberal Government will invest $100 million to create more than 20,000 new places in the Vocational Education and Training (VET) system to provide young South Australians with a greater opportunity of securing an apprenticeship or traineeship.

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Training our sights on future jobs

The State Liberals are pledging to restore public confidence in South Australia’s much maligned Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector with a major investment if a Marshall Liberal Government is elected in March.

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Hearing into TAFE SA should be in Adelaide not Sydney

Labor’s Senate Leader Penny Wong must use her authority to direct her colleagues to change the location of the Senate inquiry into TAFE SA from Sydney to Adelaide.

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Back to school

As South Australian students return to school today, the State Liberals have restated their positive plans for the state's education system.

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Keeping our children safe from bullying

The State Liberals today unveiled a package of measures to tackle bullying in schools, including replacing the controversial Safe Schools program with a broad evidence-based anti-bullying program with particular focus on stopping online bullying.

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583 TAFE TVSPs in five years

The State Liberals have again criticised the Government for its mishandling of TAFE and the training sector, today highlighting data from the Auditor-General’s Report showing tens of millions of dollars spent on Targeted Voluntary Separation Packages (TVSPs) between 2012 and 2017.

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Not much nous

The State Liberals have labelled as totally unacceptable the fact the Nous Group, the private consultancy hired to resolve TAFE SA’s accreditation scandal, won’t be starting its investigation until the middle of February.

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NAPLAN final results confirm our fears

The 2017 NAPLAN final results for South Australia confirm the fears raised by the Opposition when the preliminary results were released earlier this year: Labor has failed our school children, leaving them at the back of the class compared to other states.

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TAFE hotline failure

Shadow Minister for Education John Gardner has slammed the Weatherill Labor Government’s failure to set up a dedicated hotline for students affected by the TAFE SA accreditation scandal.

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Minister Close has to go

The Weatherill Labor Government’s habit of using TAFE SA as a dumping ground for Labor hacks is a significant contributing to the chaos engulfing the organisation.

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