Creating a future direction for Australian vocational education and training: a discussion paper on the future of the VET system

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Skills Australia

Abstract:

Fundamental changes to vocational education, including a user-pays funding model, a transformed apprenticeship system and the partial merger of TAFEs and universities, have been put forward by Skills Australia in this discussion paper. The paper describes vocational training as a system suffering from declining funding, stagnant enrolments and a lack of national co-ordination. In the paper, Skills Australia has put forward a range of options including: (1) a transformed funding model which would effectively make students and business the main source of income; (2) a restructure of the...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Governance; Apprenticeship; Finance; Pathways; Providers of education and training

Keywords: Education and training reform; Education and training system; Funding; Cross sectoral education; Institutional cooperation; TAFE; University; Polytechnic

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Commonwealth of Australia, 2010

Physical description: 94 p.

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Further information about the consultation may be found on the Skills Australia website at: http://www.skillsaustralia.gov.au/VETdiscussionpaper.shtml

Resource type: Discussion paper

Document number: TD/LMR 102.715

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