The role of community education in Australian regional and rural economic development


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Author: Perlgut, Don


Vocational education and training (VET) is particularly important in rural and regional Australia, because of the economic and business structure of most regional and rural areas. This policy paper from Community Colleges Australia examines the role that community education organisations play in regional and rural Australia through providing accredited VET. The paper notes that, although there are many good examples of community education regional development partnerships around Australia, there is little consistency in the approaches, little understanding of the models that have...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Providers of education and training; Demographics; Adult and community education; Finance; Research; Outcomes

Keywords: Community college; Partnership in education and training; Institutional role; Rural; Regional; Research needs; Funding; Recommendations

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Sydney, New South Wales: Community Colleges Australia, 2017

Physical description: 38 p.

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Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 127.743

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