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Australian VET is failing – here’s why

Australian vocational education policy is failing, and it’s not hard to see why. That’s the key message from Professor John Quiggan, the University of Queensland, writing in Inside Story on 22 February 2018. Here, in summary, are quotes from Professor Quggin’s article: The crisis “Vocational education in Australia is in crisis. Traditional on-the-job training, through...
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New NCVER report confirms Australian community education providers provide the best VET services to disadvantaged Australians

Australia’s community education sector provides the best services to disadvantaged Australians, a regional “place-based” analysis has shown. This is one of the major findings from a new report from the National Centre for Vocational Educational Research (NCVER), Improving participation and success in VET for disadvantaged learners. The NCVER report undertook detailed correlation analyses, which...
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