Deviating from the norm: promoting innovative student pathways

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Author: Weadon, Helen


As a result of widened student participation, liberalisation and reform in the Australian tertiary education sector, provision of higher education qualifications is no longer solely the domain of universities. Traditionally, technical and further education (TAFE) institutions partnering with universities have provoked unease in the tertiary sector as vexed issues (including quality and access) emerge as significant barriers to seamless supported student pathways. Such arrangements only exist where there is a respectful collaboration between the higher education provider and TAFE and...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Pathways; Providers of education and training; Higher education; Governance; Equity; Participation; Innovation

Keywords: Cross sectoral education; Institutional role; Education and training reform; Institutional cooperation; Partnership in education and training; Access to education and training; Education and training opportunity; Educational innovation

Geographic subjects: Victoria; Australia; Oceania

Published: Sydney, New South Wales: AVETRA Secretariat, 2014

Physical description: 11 p.

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Conference number: 17th

Date: 2014

Place: Surfers Paradise, Queensland

Resource type: Conference

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 116.1650

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