Aspiring to excellence: report into the quality of vocational education and training in Australia

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Australia. Parliament. Senate. Employment, Workplace Relations, Small Business and Education References Committee


This Senate Committee report is the culmination of three years of close scrutiny of vocational education and training (VET) issues by senators covering education policy areas. It provides a plan for addressing the concerns about the adequacies of quality assurance in VET. The Committee’s broad inquiry into VET has covered many technical and complex issues facing the sector. The extensive terms of reference addressed by the Committee involved a detailed consideration of concerns held by the wide range of stakeholders in the national VET structure. The terms of reference cover the...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Apprenticeship; Traineeship; Quality; Skills and knowledge; Vocational education and training; Outcomes; Finance; Management; Statistics; Equity; Policy; Teaching and learning; Providers of education and training; Higher education; Governance

Keywords: Skill development; VET in schools; Future; Funding; Strategic planning; Statistical data; Access to education and training; Educational policy; Delivery system; TAFE; Further education; Education and training system

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: [Canberra, Australian Capital Territory]: Commonwealth of Australia, 2000

Physical description: xlii, 298 p.