“I was very excited to be nominated as a finalist, and to be the recipient of this award is truly an honour. I humbly accepted this award and dedicated it to my ancestors and to my children, for the struggles that have been before us and for the prospects that are yet to come.”
“Mental Health Month is celebrated Australia-wide every October so we thought it was the perfect opportunity to hold a casual and fun event, that also helps raise awareness about a very prevalent subject."
“National Skills Week is about engaging our community. If we spark an interest in training, we can develop skills that contribute to the development of our economy and the communities in which we live.”
“The program has come a long way since we first delivered it to a group of 15 TAFE NSW Automotive apprentices in March last year."
“Our administration and teaching staff will be joined by counsellors, disability consultants and Aboriginal support staff - as well as representatives from our teaching sections - ensuring that we can offer advice and options to everyone, no matter their age, ability or circumstances."
For the students, these courses are attractive because they feature hands-on learning and provide exciting workplace and international opportunities.”
TAFE Western’s most outstanding staff for 2016 were recognised at the organisation’s prestigious Institute Director’s Awards last night.
“Whether you’re a worker looking to upskill, a school student exploring options for next year or someone looking for an entirely new career path, there’s something for everyone at TAFE in Broken Hill."
“To purchase the equipment the cost is in excess of $150,000 – but as a teaching resource this donation is totally invaluable and moves the automotive training in western NSW in a positive direction."
“Michael demonstrated all of these qualities and many more during his time studying at TAFE Western. He was a valued team member, was well respected by his peers and an exceptional student, so is a very deserving winner of our most prestigious award.”