The changing balances of equity, control and market choice in the Indigenous vocational education and training sector


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Author: Zoellner, Don; Stephens, Anne


The rationales and related programs for delivering vocational education and training to Indigenous Australians have seen significant change over the past 40 years, with several influential reviews marking policy pivot points along the way. Commencing with the 1960s Martin Review [available in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 110.565], the implementation by governments of selected recommendations have led to structural reforms and the creation of public policy instruments to monitor, regulate and control access to vocational training. These activities have heavily impacted Australian Indigenous people...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Indigenous people; Vocational education and training; Participation; Policy; Equity

Keywords: Training market; Access to education and training; Student attrition; Financial aspects; Economics of education and training; Training employment relationship; Employability; Training policy; History; Regional

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Darwin, Northern Territory: Charles Darwin University, 2019

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Journal number: 24

Journal date: October 2019

Pages: pp. 4-20

Related items: TD/TNC 110.565

ISSN: 2202-7904 (print), 1329-1440 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Document number: TD/TNC 138.200

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