Industry engagement in training package development: discussion paper towards a contestable model


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Australia. Department of Industry


In September 2014, the Minister for Industry announced that, at the end of the current contract period with Industry Skills Councils, the Australian government would be moving to a more contestable model for the development and maintenance of training packages. The government is considering new approaches to the development and maintenance of training packages which will be underpinned by the implementation of a contestability framework to ensure employers, the training sector, graduates and the public are provided with the best possible outcomes at the best possible price and quality....  [+] Show more

Subjects: Governance; Vocational education and training; Qualifications; Industry; Economics; Research

Keywords: Education and training reform; Training package; Education industry relationship; Competition; Consultation; Opinion

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Department of Industry, 2014

Physical description: 21 p.

Related items: TD/TNC 118.962

More information about the Australian Government's vocational education and training reform program may be found at:

Resource type: Discussion paper

Document number: TD/TNC 118.961

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