Debate on the merits of government reform in the TAFE sector is good. But it needs to move beyond political ideology and focus on what is good for the community as a whole.
The world's top systems seek to increase the quality, not quantity, of teaching.
Training providers that give students what they most need have thrived.
Funding has been slashed and courses and subjects have disappeared.
Teachers with right skills and support make a big difference to special needs kids.
Scientists go to the South Pole in the hunt for clues to the origins of the universe.
It is the great university purge.
NSW schools want Aboriginal history to remain a ''crucial feature'' of a national curriculum, putting them at odds with the federal Education Minister Christopher Pyne's push for a greater focus on Western civilisations.
Ongoing changes have pushed the system to the brink of collapse, supporters say.