Finance of VET: recent changes and the relation to equity, efficiency and quality

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Author: Burke, Gerald


The paper examines major changes in the funding of [vocational education and training] VET from 2010 and apparent changes in equity, in efficiency in meeting workforce needs and in quality standards. It briefly discusses the operation of the training market and why good and bad outcomes may have occurred. It suggests ways in which shortcomings might be addressed. From 2010 there has been a rise and then fall in student numbers, fluctuating total levels of real funding in the public system, a substantial decline in government real recurrent expenditure per annual hour of training, shifts...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Finance; Equity; Quality; Statistics

Keywords: No Frills Conference; Data analysis; Funding

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2016

Physical description: 17 slides + YouTube video (38 min.)

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Also called: Finance of vocational education and training: recent changes and the relation to equity, efficiency and quality

Conference number: 25th

Date: 2016

Place: Rockhampton, Queensland

Resource type: Conference

Call number: TD/TNC 125.65

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