Changes in funding in Australian vocational education and their effects


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Author: Burke, Gerald


This paper is one of a series of policy discussion papers presented by the LH Martin Institute. The aim is to contribute to the debate the Institute sees as necessary to reform and invigorate the tertiary education sector, in particular vocational education and TAFE. The series covers a range of topical issues, from policy settings, governance, funding, competency based training, social inequality and training markets. This paper considers changes in funding for vocational education and training (VET) from the early 1990s when the move towards a market in vocational education began....  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Finance; Participation; Equity; Quality; Tertiary education

Keywords: History; Funding; Government expenditure; Enrolment; Fees; Government role; Quality assurance

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Melbourne, Victoria: LH Martin Institute, University of Melbourne, 2018

Physical description: ii, 38 p.

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Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 133.212

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