Straws in the wind: the construction of technical and further education in Victoria 1945-1985


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Author: Rushbrook, Peter


The thesis demonstrates through historical narrative that technical and further education (TAFE) in Victoria was constructed over the period 1945-1985 (with a further period considered briefly to 1992) as an outcome of contesting discursive and institutional formations proffered by a range of state and federal vested interests.

Subjects: Providers of education and training; Vocational education and training

Keywords: TAFE; History

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia; Victoria

Physical description: 361 p.

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Statement of responsibility: Peter W. J. Rushbrook

Submitted in fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the Faculty of Education at Monash University, Victoria, Australia, March 1995.

Resource type: Thesis

Document number: TD/VIC 46.18

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