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Anger as Government bins ‘time-wasting’ VET courses

A veteran teacher is breaking ranks to condemn the Marshall Government’s vocational education reforms, which he says limit student choices and career pathways – but an unapologetic Education Minister insists he won’t support courses that are “a waste of students’ time and taxpayers’ money”.

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'Spin doctor' sought for Year 7 to high school campaign

The Education Department is advertising for a communications adviser specifically to help it promote the move of Year 7 from primary to high school, prompting accusations it’s bringing in “spin doctors” to try to convince the public the reform is “on track”.