VET Review: Thoughts from the expert reviewer

The lead of the Independent Review into Australia’s vocational education and training (VET) sector has revealed some of his findings to date.

The Australian Government announced the Review in November last year and appointed former New Zealand skills minister Steven Joyce to lead it.

Speaking to The Australian, Mr Joyce said one of the key recommendations of his review will be to address what he sees as a bias against vocational education in favour of universities.

Mr Joyce said he was surprised by the lack of information on VET pathways being provided to school leavers.

Read the full story on The Australian’s website.

In another interview with The Australian Financial Review, Mr Joyce has of his findings so far, confusion over funding was one of the most significant.

Read the full story on The Australian Financial Review’s website.

Mr Joyce spent January meeting with stakeholders and will continue his consultations in February. He will report to the Government in March.


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