Building capability in vocational education and training providers: the TAFE cut

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Author: Guthrie, Hugh; Clayton, Berwyn

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National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)


This paper focuses on issues which affect the capability of TAFE providers to meet their clients' and stakeholders' needs and draws extensively on the reports of the consortium research program which examined ways to help build vocational education and training (VET) provider and workforce capability. The paper puts this research, most of which was completed in 2006 and 2007, into a contemporary framework. It suggests that TAFE providers need to be free of unnecessary central constraints to help them meet their strategic business needs. This includes more direct control of human...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Workforce development; Governance; Labour market; Providers of education and training

Keywords: Labour force; TAFE; Institutional role

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2010

Physical description: 30 p.

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ISBN: 9781921413742; 9781921413735 (online)

Resource type: Occasional paper

Document number: TD/TNC 98.09

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