YOUNG LEADER: TAFE Western IPROWD student Talisha Kuras won a prestigious 2015 TAFE NSW Gili Award.
TAFE Western has excelled in the prestigious TAFE NSW Gili Awards, with four institute nominations claiming top honours.
“The TAFE NSW Gili Awards celebrate and recognise the achievements of TAFE NSW students, staff and programs that have positively contributed to Aboriginal communities through vocational education and training,” Relieving TAFE Western Institute Director Andrew Cowley said.
“For TAFE Western to win four of a possible 13 categories, from seven nominations we put forward – is a fantastic result for our staff and students.”
Mr Crowley proudly announced today TAFE Western had won the following categories:
Mr Crowley said it was the fifth straight year that TAFE Western had been successful in the Award for Institute Innovation category.
“For TAFE Western to win five straight Institute Innovation Awards speaks volumes for our commitment to helping bridge the gap in the disadvantage Aboriginal peoples face when it comes to education and employment,” he said.
“We remain committed to providing knowledge, skills and career pathways for Aboriginal people and it’s very pleasing that we continue to be recognised among our peers as a leader in this field.”
TAFE Western staff, successful students and members of the TAFE Western Aboriginal Community Reference Group will now attend the 2015 Gili Awards presentations in Sydney on October 22 to be presented with their awards.
For more information about the Gili Awards, please visit www.tafensw.edu.au