Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/3152
Title: Contemporary Public Policy Perspectives on Vocational Education and Training in Australia
Contributor(s): O'Keefe, S (author); Dollery, Brian Edward  (author)
Publication Date: 2006
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/3152
Abstract: Developing the skills and abilities of the workforce is critical to a firm's ability to sustain a competitive advantage, and to the competitiveness of the economy as a whole. It has become imperative in the context of rapid technological change, globalisation and changing forms of work organization. However, against a background of reduced government intervention and increasing competitive pressures on enterprises, the policy relating to the provision of education and training has become increasingly problematic and contentious. This paper critically examines the changes in Australian vocational education and training policy that have occurred over the past decade, and provides some recommendations for consideration.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Journal of Economic and Social Policy, 10(2), p. 95-114
Publisher: Southern Cross University, Centre for Policy Research
Place of Publication: Lismore (NSW), Australia
ISSN: 1325-2224
Field of Research (FOR): 140209 Industry Economics and Industrial Organisation
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
Other Links: http://www.scu.edu.au/schools/comm/index.php/32/
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