Development of TAFE in Australia: an historical perspective

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Author: Goozee, Gillian


This study is essentially a history of TAFE policy and administrative arrangements at both State and Commonwealth levels. It focuses on the developments that have occurred within TAFE over the past two decades and identifies the political, economic and social influences that have led to change. Perhaps one of the greatest changes that has occurred over the past two decades has been the 'politicisation' of TAFE. There has also been a major ideological shift, with the Kangan report's (indexed at TD/LMR 85.637) emphasis on the vocational education needs of the individual falling into...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Providers of education and training; Higher education; Vocational education and training; Management; Governance

Keywords: TAFE; Further education; Technical education and training; Organisational change; Education and training reform; History

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, c1993

Physical description: 178 p.

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ISBN: 0863970311

'This publication was partly funded by the NSW TAFE Commission'
Note that this work was published with the incorrect ISBN of 0863973507
Includes bibliographical references

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 35.13

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