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Change the story in your TAFE

Understand how your TAFE can promote gender equality and contribute to preventing gender-based violence

Respect and equality in TAFE

TAFEs play a significant role in our community – they deliver education to tens of thousands of students, employ hundreds of professionals and have a significant connection to local workplaces and industries. 

TAFEs are key to Australia’s social and economic success. They have a vital role to play in creating a society which is respectful, equitable and free from violence.  

Respect and Equality in TAFE outlines a step-by-step process to support TAFEs in preventing violence against women.  Free, evidence-based tools and resources are available on this site to guide your TAFE’s progress towards gender equality.

Key takeaways

  • Gender inequality affects everyone and everyone has a role to play in promoting a fairer, safer and more respectful world.

  • As places of learning, work and community engagement, TAFEs are in a unique position to promote gender equality and prevent violence.

  • Working in a coordinated way across TAFE will bring about – and reinforce – change.

Supporting resources

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A whole of TAFE approach

Communications and key messages

Resources to support implementation

Training to support engagement

Examples of action in TAFEs

Our Watch acknowledges the support of the Victorian Government Department of Education and Training.

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