Recent changes in VET: ANTA's abolition; proposed new arrangements; continuing puzzles


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Author: Selby Smith, Chris

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Monash University-ACER. Centre for the Economics of Education and Training (CEET)


During 2004, the Australian Federal Government announced its intention to make major changes to the arrangements for managing vocational education and training (VET) in Australia. These changes included the abolition of the Australian National Training Authority (ANTA) on 30 June 2005, a substantially enhanced role for the Commonwealth Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST), the establishment of 24 Australian Technical Colleges (ATCs) from the beginning of 2006, funding to establish an Institute for Trade Skill Excellence, with 'shareholders' to include the Australian...  [+] Show more

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

Keywords: Government policy; Education and training system; Training administration

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Melbourne, Victoria: CEET, 2006

Physical description: ii, 41 p.

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Also called: Recent changes in vocational education and training: Australian National Training Authority's abolition; proposed new arrangements; continuing puzzles

Series: CEET working paper; no. 62

Statement of responsibility: C. Selby Smith

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 86.100

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