About this inquiry

The Committee will inquire into and report on the role played by TAFEs in:



Past Public Hearings

16 Jul 2014: Canberra, ACT
25 Jun 2014: Canberra ACT, ACT
18 Jun 2014: Cancelled

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Inquiry Status

Report tabled on 24 November 2014

Accessibility

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Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
House of Representatives Standing Committee on Education and Employment
PO Box 6021
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: (02) 6277 4573
Fax: (02) 6277 4773
ee.reps@aph.gov.au

TAFE survey snapshot

TAFE Snapshots brochure (thumbnail image)

The Committee’s TAFE student survey was established to encourage participation into the inquiry by those that have experienced TAFE first-hand, or are considering TAFE as an option.

The survey has been online for over a month and has received in excess of 3600 responses so far, revealing some interesting statistics:

Here is a compilation of written responses presenting a range of views about the current TAFE system.

Background

The Standing Committee on Education and Employments TAFE student survey was established to encourage participation into the inquiry by those that have experienced TAFE first-hand, or are considering TAFE as an option. The survey has been online for over a month and has received in excess of 3600 responses so far. Some interesting statistics from the survey have surfaced such as:

Is a TAFE qualification is valued in the workplace?

The survey asks respondents to rate how they feel a TAFE qualification is valued in the workplace, the quality of the teaching at TAFE, and their satisfaction with TAFE resources. Results indicate an average of 80% or above satisfaction rating for all three questions.

Many respondents feel that their experience with TAFE has benefited their personal situation:

Others felt that their personal situation had not been benefited:

What are the most beneficial aspects of the TAFE system?

Respondents have commented that they believed the most beneficial aspects of the TAFE system are:

And respondents made suggestions on how they think the TAFE system can improve:

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