MP backs distance learning at TAFE

MP backs distance learning at TAFE

There’s to be an increase in the number of courses available at the TAFE in Glen Innes in the upcoming term and into the new year. What’s called a Connected Learning Centre means colleges in Glen Innes, Tenterfield, Quirindi and Coonabarabran will be able to share specialist resources like a particular teacher who is expert in a particular field. Local MP, Adam Marshall, said the introduction of distance learning via video links and other technological improvements was an “absolute game-changer” for the way people in this area were educated. He added:  “By…

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MP demands jail for officials rejecting education loans

MP demands jail for officials rejecting education loans

Bank officials should be “punished with imprisonment” if they reject education loan, says a member of parliament belonging to the DMK. “Bank officials should be punished with imprisonment if they reject education loan or charge higher rate of interest than what is prescribed. In many cases, rural students are denied even an application for education loan,” R Thamaraiselvan, the DMK MP from Dharmapuri, told IANS Sunday. He said that some malpractices adopted by officials of nationalised banks include demanding applicants to deposit money in a specified account or asking them…

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