Varieties of learning: the interface between higher education and vocational education and training


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Australia. Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST)


A wide range of issues and challenges facing the Australian higher education sector was raised by the Ministerial discussion paper ‘Higher education at the crossroads’ (indexed at TD/TNC 71.381). This issues paper explores those issues which relate to the interface between the higher education and vocational education and training (VET) sectors. It looks at some of the barriers to further partnerships such as the differences in the learning and assessment processes between the sectors and the lack of information for students about the available options. It begins by describing the two...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Higher education; Pathways

Keywords: Articulation; Credit transfer

Published: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: DEST, 2002

Physical description: xi, 40 p.

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ISBN: 0642772754; 0642772819 (online)

Resource type: Government report or paper

Document number: TD/TNC 71.378

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