National Agreement for Skills and Workforce Development Review, Productivity Commission: a reflection


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Author: Karmel, Tom


This opinion piece contributes a response to the Productivity Commission's Review of the National Agreement for Skills and Workforce Development which was published on 21 January 2021. The paper comments on the key points of the review and provides reflection on issues currently impacting the vocational education and training (VET sector) including: marginalisation of educators, unevenness of qualifications, assessment, and the institutional structure of VET.

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Apprenticeship; Governance; Policy; Lifelong learning; Qualifications; Assessment; Providers of education and training

Keywords: Education and training system; Education and training reform; Government role; Government policy; Training market; Return on education and training; Financial aid; Fees; Trainers

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Holmesglen, Victoria: Mackenzie Research Institute, 2021

Physical description: 11 p.

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Resource type: Paper

Document number: TD/TNC 146.865

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