The national co-ordination of technical and further education


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Author: Batrouney, Trevor


A major development within educational systems in a number of western nations since the Second World War has been the establishment by governments of special bodies to coordinate tertiary education. In Australia, a complex system has been developed with coordinating agencies being established by governments at both state and federal levels and covering three sectors of tertiary education: universities, colleges of advanced education, and technical and further education (TAFE). While the Commonwealth government has assumed the financial responsibilities for universities and colleges of...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Policy; Governance; Finance

Keywords: Technical education and training; TAFE; Political aspects; History; Education and training system; Government role; Agency role; Federal government; State government

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Melbourne, Victoria: Monash University, 1985

Physical description: x, 478 p.

Statement of responsibility: Trevor James Anthony Batrouney

Submitted in fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, Faculty of Education, Monash University

Resource type: Thesis

Document number: TD/TNC 12.6

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