What now? What next? Insights into Australia's tertiary education sector

What's happening in higher education (and VET) - Andrew Norton

October 03, 2019 Episode 7
What now? What next? Insights into Australia's tertiary education sector
What's happening in higher education (and VET) - Andrew Norton
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What now? What next? Insights into Australia's tertiary education sector
What's happening in higher education (and VET) - Andrew Norton
Oct 03, 2019 Episode 7
Claire Field
Higher education funding and reform and its impact on student choice
Show Notes

In this episode leading commentator Andrew Norton shares his views on what's currently happening in the tertiary education sector, as well as what should happen. He discusses what current reforms might mean for both students and providers, as well as the challenges for governments in getting funding settings right.

Some of the reports mentioned in this episode include:

Risks and rewards - when is vocational education a good alternative to higher education? https://grattan.edu.au/report/risks-and-rewards-when-is-vocational-education-a-good-alternative-to-higher-education/

Reskilling and retraining seem to be in decline: https://andrewnorton.net.au/2019/09/26/contrary-to-expectations-reskilling-and-retraining-seem-to-be-in-decline/

Report of the Review of the Demand Driven Funding System: https://www.education.gov.au/report-review-demand-driven-funding-system

The Joyce Review (Strengthening Skills: Expert Review of Australia's VET System): https://www.pmc.gov.au/resource-centre/domestic-policy/vet-review/strengthening-skills-expert-review-australias-vocational-education-and-training-system

Performance-Based Funding for the Commonwealth Grants Scheme: https://www.education.gov.au/performance-based-funding-commonwealth-grant-scheme

And, as always, a big thank you to the sponsor of the show CareerFAQs (www.careerfaqs.com.au) 



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