Upcoming Victorian Election: What the Parties are Promising for TAFE and Education
With the Victorian election looming and the political campaigns well underway, education, which has always been tough political ground in the past, has become a fierce topic for the 2018 election. With dozens of policies announced from all sides; affecting all levels of education in the state, it’s important to know exactly what is being promised.
Premier of Victoria, Daniel Andrews, announced earlier in the campaign that ‘we need more young people with the right skills to keep the state moving, and this is how we’ll do it.”, with his party focusing heavily on funding to the state’s struggling TAFE system, promising to invest over $200 million.
But the Opposition leader, Matthew Guy has announced plans to improve funding and policies to tertiary school education, as well as vowing to improve school buildings and facilities across the state.
If you want to know exactly what the Parties have promised in the lead up to the election, below is an overview of their TAFE and Education policies.
The Australian Labor Party
Lead by: Premier Daniel Andrews
Lead by: Matthew Guy
Lead by: Samantha Ratnam
With the Victorian election on the 24th November , education will prove to be one of the most contested policy areas. With a focus on TAFE, improving the school system across the board and early childhood education; which Party have the best policies in areas that matter to you?
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