Australian transnational vocational education and training provisions: sustainability, quality, and relevance

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Author: King, Louise


In an era of globalisation and economic competitiveness, Australia plays a major role in assisting other countries' governments to build their workforce through the provision of vocational education programs. This is referred to as transnational education. It encompasses any educational service or product offered by an educational institution based in one country to students in another. The advantages of the provision of these programs include expanding opportunities for governments and individuals to access relevant and quality vocational education in their own country. However, the...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; International education; Teaching and learning; Providers of education and training; Quality

Keywords: Training package; Trainers; Vocational teachers; Education and training system; Curriculum development; Relevance of education and training; Educational resources; Educational practice; Policy implications

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania; Asia; China; Fiji; Iran; Kuwait; Middle East; Papua New Guinea; Philippines; United Arab Emirates; Vietnam

Published: Brisbane, Queensland: Griffith University, 2019

Physical description: xiv, 272 p.

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Statement of responsibility: Louise Elisabeth King

A thesis submitted in fulfilment of the requirements of the degree of Doctor of Education from School of Education and Professional Studies (Brisbane, Mt Gravatt), Faculty of Education, Griffith University, 7 March 2019.

Resource type: Thesis

Document number: TD/TNC 142.132

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