Recognising individual and team achievements is an important part of the student experience at any TAFE. As we near the end of 2020, the year of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is timely to celebrate the students who have ‘made it’ through.
A very successful 10-week webinar series on the design and delivery of vocational education and training online has been delivered by Australian TAFEs to Indonesian policymakers and practitioners from June to August 2020.
Pastoral care of international students during COVID-19 continues to be important to many TAFEs across the country. In this interview a Chinese student studying at TAFE Queensland talks about her experiences (in English and Chinese languages).
TAFE Directors Australia, in partnership with the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the Australian Embassy in Jakarta, have developed a series of webinars on the Design and Delivery of Online TVET. Read on for more details.
Many international students have struggled emotionally and financially due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. One student from Indonesia shares her experience with TAFE Queensland.
Meet some of TAFE SA’s international student ambassadors – a creative, diverse group studying a range of TAFE courses. These students are high achievers who love to participate in student life. They are playing an important role now in supporting students during COVID-19, and will continue to do their bit as ambassadors for future international students.
Janelle Chapman is the lead for all international business activities for TAFE Queensland, the largest VET provider in Queensland. With more than 30 years of experience in VET, Janelle is a strong advocate for the TAFE sector. She is also the Vice President of the International Education Association of Australia which represents all providers for international students. In this video Janelle highlights some of the great work that is being done in Queensland to support international students.
Food drives to help international students started with a great idea from a TAFE staff member and then spread. People are generously sharing with those in need.
In addition to helping International students continue with their study Australian TAFEs are enlisting many forms of support for those students who have lost access to work that normally assists with their living expenses.
Holmesglen Institute has initiated a range of support measures for their international onshore students facing hardship due to the COVID19 crisis.