TAFE RESPONDING TO COVID-19 – INTERNATIONAL

WE ARE IN THIS TOGETHER

International students at Australian TAFEs have had their study and work interrupted by COVID-19. While TAFEs have adjusted class arrangements so study can continue, many students have lost jobs that helped them with living expenses.

TAFEs have taken a number of steps to help these students – financial support; helping with job searches; food; assistance with accommodation and personal support such as buddying with TAFE staff, regular check-ins and counselling.  

International Student Welfare

Message from Janelle Chapman, Executive Director, TAFE Queensland International

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.

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