Why TAFE is critical to economic recovery

featuring Ebony Bennett and Alison Pennington

The Morrison government has said it will increase investment in skills and training if the states and territories sign up to an overhaul of the Vocational Education and Training sector. ACTU President Michele O’Neil, Correna Haythorpe, federal president of the AEU and Alison Pennington, senior economist at the Centre for Future Work at the Australia Institute on why the TAFE system has been in turmoil for some time, the role it plays in the economy and how we can fix it. Part of the Australia Institute’s Economics of a Pandemic webinar series.The Australia Institute // @theAUSInstituteHost: Ebony Bennett, deputy director at the Australia Institute // @ebony_bennettGuests: Alison Pennington // @ak_penningtonMichele O’Neil // @MicheleONeilAUCorrena Haythorpe // @CHaythorpeAEUProducer: Jennifer Macey, with help from Lucy Luo and Grace CrivalleroTheme music: Pulse and Thrum

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