Vocational and Educational Training (VET)
Skills education needs action, not more talk
A flawed vocational training system is letting down Australia at a critical time for skills. Two University of Melbourne experts have a simple plan to fix it.
Is Australia failing to educate?
Dr Michelle Bruniges discusses Australia's declining education performance on the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast.
Time to create universities of applied sciences?
New institutions of skills and innovation, like universities of applied technology, could help transition Australia's economy say University of Melbourne expert
Narrow training sells students short
The crisis in Australia's market-based training sector demands a renewed focus on public TAFE and broader courses, according to an international expert.
Private VET providers corner share of booming market
Private Vocational and Education Training (VET) providers are often ill-equipped to respond to the needs of young early school leavers, new research shows.