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2013 BVET Annual Report

The 2013 BVET Annual Report, detailing the activities of the Board during the year, is now available here.

NSW Skills Board

On 5 September the Minister for Education, the Hon Adrian Piccoli MP, announced that the NSW Skills Board would replace BVET as the new Board to oversee the NSW training market and major reforms of the VET sector under Smart and Skilled. The Minister’s media release is available here. Legislation to establish the NSW Skills Board is currently in Parliament.

IPAD Winners

BVET would like to thank teachers from all school sectors who responded to the 2013 Expectations and Destinations survey of NSW senior secondary students. This research will provide valuable data on how senior secondary schools prepare young people for their transition into further education and training and jobs. Four teachers have been randomly selected from the responses to receive Apple ipads. They are:

  • Slavica Galic, Cecil Hills High School
  • Wendy Middleton, Francis Greenway High School
  • Louise McGrath, Picnic Point High School
  • Craig Laffin, McCarthy Catholic College (Emu Plains)

Not just a dream - Aboriginal student pathways to higher level qualifications in TAFE NSW

The Hon. Adrian Piccoli MP, Minister for Education, recently launched the BVET report, Not just a dream: Aboriginal student pathways to higher level qualifications in TAFE NSW, alongside a companion set of TAFE good practice examples. The report, which makes a number of significant findings and recommendations to support Aboriginal student attainment, is available here.

National Skills Week 2012

National Skills Week was held from the 27 August to 2 September 2012. It was promoted widely in the media and included a range of events across the country. The Board was a sponsor of National Skills Week. For the final report of the event please click here.

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Welcome to BVET

On 6 September 2013 the Minister for Education, the Hon Adrian Piccoli MP, announced that the NSW Skills Board would replace the Board of Vocational Education and Training (BVET) as the new Board to oversee the NSW training market and major reforms of the VET sector under Smart and Skilled.

Information on the NSW Skills Board can be found here. The Minister’s media release is available here.

The Skills Board Act 2013 which confers functions to the NSW Skills Board and repeals the Board of Vocational Education and Training Act 1994 received assent on the 27th of November 2013.

Further information on BVET and its past achievements is available here.