VET pathways: an essential element of social justice

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The Bridges to Higher Education (Bridges) consortium was a federal government $21.2 million funded program, delivered between 2012 and 2014, with the objective of improving the participation rate of students from communities under-represented in higher education. A large initiative within the over 90 projects was the building of pathways and support processes for students studying in TAFEs and colleges to undergraduate places in higher education. The University of Western Sydney and University of Technology Sydney collaborated with TAFE NSW to develop several hundred articulated pathways...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Pathways; Participation; Outcomes; Providers of education and training; Equity

Keywords: Access to education and training; Social justice; Aspirations; Student retention; Articulation; Cross sectoral education; Achievement; Institutional cooperation; TAFE; University

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Newcastle, New South Wales: English Language and Foundation Studies Centre and the Centre for Excellence for Equity in Higher education, University of Newcastle, 2016

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Also called: Vocational education and training pathways: an essential element of social justice

Journal volume: 3

Journal number: 1

Journal date: 2016

Pages: pp. 36-51

ISSN: 2203-8841

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Rights: Copyright The Authors. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License. To view a copy of the licence visit:

Call number: TD/TNC 125.247

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