The Victorian State Government has announced $300 million (1) worth of cuts to TAFE colleges in Victoria. An estimated 2000 jobs (2) will be lost in Victorian TAFE sector and a reduction in the number of courses offered is expected. The Government has stated the cuts were necessary to reduce the Victorian TAFE system cost blowout from $800 million to $1.3 billion in two years (3).
Michael has worked in the education industry for over 10 years, with institutions such as The University of Sydney, Study Group and Upskilled. Michael is passionate about online learning and technology and believes strongly in ensuring education is available to all Australians no matter what their situation.