TAFE branches out on Face­book

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TAFE NSW Rive­rina In­sti­tute’s Abo­rig­i­nal Ed­u­ca­tion and Train­ing team joined the so­cial me­dia rev­o­lu­tion in NAIDOC Week.

The team pro­vides sup­port to Abo­rig­i­nal peo­ple in their ed­u­ca­tional jour­ney and is com­mit­ted to work­ing with Abo­rig­i­nal com­mu­ni­ties to de­liver the best pos­si­ble train­ing pro­grams that lead to jobs for students.

‘‘Our Face­book page is an­other way of reach­ing out and en­gag­ing with peo­ple in our com­mu­ni­ties,’’ Rive­rina In­sti­tute Abo­rig­i­nal Pro­grams Man­ager So­nia Shea said.

Ms Shea said the Abo­rig­i­nal Ed­u­ca­tion and Train­ing Face­book page will en­able Abo­rig­i­nal peo­ple across the re­gion to en­gage with each other and will pro­vide a forum for shar­ing, learn­ing and ideas gen­er­a­tion.

‘‘We want to share our sto­ries and the learn­ing jour­neys of our students,’’ she said.

‘‘But we also want to en­gage with our com­mu­ni­ties and hear their thoughts and views on ed­u­ca­tion and train­ing.’’

Ms Shea said NAIDOC Week was the per­fect time to launch this page ‘‘in the spirit of col­lec­tive­ness and to­geth­er­ness’’.

The Abo­rig­i­nal Ed­u­ca­tion and Train­ing Face­book page was launched Wed­nes­day, July 4.

Fol­low­ers are in­vited to visit and click like at http://www.face­book.com/pages/Abo­rig­i­nalE­d­u­ca­tion-Train­ing/ 417583264952387.

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