Grant Dreher - TasTAFE CEO

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Grant joined TasTAFE in February 2021 after more than 20 years in the Victorian TAFE sector, most recently, as Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Vocational Education and Pathways at Victoria University and Executive Director, Victoria Polytechnic.

He led the establishment of the renewed TAFE Division of VU, now known as VU Polytechnic, and the development of its multi-award winning blended and online learning model.

Grant has many years’ experience working in regional areas, including as General Manager Education and Training at Bendigo Regional Institute of TAFE.

Grant is active in the national vocational education and training sector and is currently a board member of TAFE Directors Australia.

Opinion pieces

On 1 July TasTAFE will transition to a not for profit government business.  Read Grant’s article on the future of TasTAFE (This piece appeared in the Mercury newspaper on 28 June, 2022).

Tasmania’s construction boom is providing plenty of opportunities for young trades apprentices. Read Grant’s article on: Why a trades qualification is a great career option (an edited version of this piece appeared in The Mercury newspaper on 7 October 2021).