Never mind the width, feel the quality: improving VET research in Australia


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Author: Smith, Andrew


In this paper, some of the more important changes that have occurred in vocational education and training (VET) research in Australia are outlined. The establishment of the Australian National Training Authority (ANTA) in 1993 and of the ANTA Research Advisory Council (ANTARAC) in 1994 and the consequent increased the amount of VET research being conducted in Australia are described. In 1997 ANTARAC was succeeded by the National Research and Evaluation Committee (NREC) and ANTA established a program of national key centres for VET research. This paper focuses on research carried out...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Research; Quality; Governance

Keywords: Government role

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Alexandria, New South Wales: AVETRA, 2001

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Pages: [18] p

Conference number: 4th

Date: 2001

Place: Adelaide, South Australia

Statement of responsibility: Andy Smith

Resource type: Conference paper

Document number: TD/TNC 69.430

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