Rethinking and revitalising tertiary education in Australia

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Author: Dawkins, Peter; Hurley, Peter; Noonan, Peter


This paper canvasses current evidence about the state of Australian tertiary education, and identifies options for innovative policy reform, to achieve cost-effective transformation throughout the sector. Tertiary education includes vocational education and training (VET), which comes under the Minister for Employment, Skills and Family Business at a federal level, (who also has an Assistant Minister for VET and Apprenticeships), and various state-level Ministers; and higher education under the federal Minister for Education who also has various state counterparts. To assist governments...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Governance; Higher education; Tertiary education; Vocational education and training; Finance; Policy; Participation

Keywords: Education and training system; Education and training reform; Educational finance; Funding; Government role; Educational policy

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Melbourne, Victoria: Mitchell Institute, Victoria University, 2019

Physical description: iii, 34 p.

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Resource type: Paper

Document number: TD/TNC 136.932

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