Industry training in Australia: the need for change [Dawkins report]


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Author: Dawkins, J. S.

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Australia. Department of Employment, Education and Training (DEET)


During the late 1980s, the Australian government introduced many reforms to the nation’s education and training system in order to develop a highly skilled and adaptable workforce as part of the push to reform the industrial environment and improve the competitiveness of Australian industry in international markets. This discussion paper represented a further step in the process and was mainly concerned with the need for mandatory training expenditure requirements for industry. It followed on from the outline of government initiatives to reform technical and further education (TAFE) in ...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Quality; Industry; Management; Governance; Finance; Research

Keywords: Strategic planning; Government role; Investment; Consultation

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australian Government Publishing Service, 1988

Physical description: 136 p.

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Related items: TD/TNC 87.2218

ISBN: 0644089946

The interim report arising from this discussion paper is indexed in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 87.2218.

Resource type: Government report or paper

Rights: Copyright Commonwealth of Australia reproduced by permission

Document number: TD/LMR 85.664

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