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Thematic Areas: Youth Employment | Greening TVET | Access, Equity & Quality | TVET in a Digital World | Other Themes
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TAFE Directors Australia
(TDA)

UNEVOC Centre (National Body) since 2015

TAFE Directors Australia (TDA) is the peak national body incorporated to represent Australia’s 58 government owned Technical and Further Education (TAFE) institutes and university TAFE divisions, and the Australia-Pacific Technical College (APTC).

Australia’s TAFE Institute network is the largest and most diverse tertiary education sector in Australia with more than 1000 campuses located across Central Business Districts (CBD), suburban, regional and remote locations, with many institutes offering further services throughout the Asia-Pacific and other offshore regions.

The core business of TDA is supporting our member institutes, leading the advocacy for quality skills in Australia, and managing a range of international education and training projects in cooperation with our institutes.



Mission

Our Mission is to provide national leadership in the TVET sector through:

• Advocacy

• Research

• Marketing & promotion

• National & international networks

• Business development



Objectives

Our strategic objectives can be summarised as follows:

• advance vocational education and training policy in Australia

• support policy development for improved outcomes for students – domestic and international

• lead the advocacy on funding

• promote and support TAFE Institutes as the foremost providers of quality skills training in Australia and abroad

• support, expand and where appropriate lead international networks and business opportunities for our members



Regular tasks

Regular Tasks:

- Advocacy

- Research

- Marketing & promotion

- National & international networks

- Business development



Focus and interest

Work area

Which of the following fields is the UNEVOC Centre working on?
  
Sharing knowledge about TVET
 
 
Primary focus
  
Developing knowledge
 
 
Primary focus
  
Developing and building capacities
 
  Secondary focus
  

Beneficiaries

Who are the beneficiaries of the UNEVOC Centre's work?
  
Teachers
 
  Secondary focus
  
Researchers
 
  Secondary focus
  
Policy makers
 
 
Primary focus
  
Private sector
 
  Secondary focus
  


Engagement interest

What is the highest level of engagement the Centre is interested in in the following fields?
   
Greening of TVET institutions and skills
 
   Interested to learn
   
Migration
 
   Interested to learn
   
OER and Online Learning
 
   Interested to learn
   
Equity of access in TVET
 
 
 
Interested to lead
   
Gender equality in TVET
 
   Interested to learn
   
Fostering entrepreneurship
 
 
 
Interested to lead
   
Industry 4.0 / Smart production
 
 
 
Interested to lead
   

Activity interest

Which types of activities is the UNEVOC Centre most interested in?
  
Capacity development projects
 
  Moderately interested
  
Policy oriented projects
 
 
Highly interested
  
Knowledge development
 
 
Highly interested
  
Workshops and conferences
 
  Moderately interested
  


Regional collaboration interest

What are the UNEVOC Centre's collaboration interests?
  
Within my cluster
 
 
Highly interested
  
With Africa
 
  Moderately interested
  
With the Arab States
 
  Moderately interested
  
With Asia and the Pacific
 
 
Highly interested
  
With Europe, CIS and North America
 
 
Highly interested
  
With Latin America and the Caribbean
 
  Moderately interested
  




Contact

TAFE Directors Australia (TDA)
37 Constitution Avenue
2612 Reid
ACT
Australia

http://www.tda.edu.au

local time now: ~04:48 ±1 hour daylight saving time

Head of UNEVOC Centre
Craig Robertson



UNEVOC Coordinator
Ewa Filipiak
International

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News

10 October 2018
Education Leaders at World Congress Tackle Future Skills Challenges
From 8-10 October 2018, the World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics (WFCP) held its bi-annual World Congress in Melbourne, Australia. The World Congress is the hallmark of the WFCP and gathers educators, policy makers, and leaders in education to share the latest trends and best practices, and network with their peers in the professional and technical education and training sector.
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