Orange news stories
TAFE Western Orange College Open Day (16 Jan 17)
“Included in our Open Day will be tours of both the March Street and Forest Road College sites every hour from 9am-4pm, as well as some hands-on demonstrations.”
“In fact, at Orange, Parkes, Forbes and Cowra Colleges and right across our footprint, Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care is our most popular course offering."
TAFE Western’s most outstanding staff for 2016 were recognised at the organisation’s prestigious Institute Director’s Awards last night.
Talented TVET students get creative (17 Nov 16)
“The aim of the project was to teach the students about sustainability, aesthetics, creativity and using recycled materials and accessing cheap (or free) materials and giving these materials a new life,”
“Since completing their initial Certificate II, the students have each earned an apprenticeship and the opportunity to work on the Guanna Hill project. Since mid-August they have shown outstanding work skills, a hard work ethic and a commitment to learning and improving their skillset.”
“Nicole is proof that TAFE Western really does provide education and training opportunities that change lives. She’s someone who is an inspiration to other young people in the region and shows that anything is possible when you are willing to work hard.”
Exciting artworks emerge at TAFE exhibition (31 Oct 16)
“Students have been working hard creating drawings, prints, paintings and photographs that show a variety of media and styles as well as a depth of creative talent to be proud of."
High school students from across the Orange region have derived great benefit from TAFE Western’s annual Mental Health Month community barbecue, with hundreds of youngsters joining in a number of fun activities while raising awareness and breaking down stigma associated with mental health.
TAFE students’ remarkable Chinese experience (17 Oct 16)
“The students spent the whole time with the orphans – volunteering, supporting and helping care for them through interactive games, tutoring, helping them with their homework and teaching them English."
“It was really heartening to hear these young, inspiring students speak so openly and honestly about mental health and wanting to help others."