ERIC Number: ED471129
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Annual National Report of the Australian Vocational Education and Training System, 2001. Volume 1: National Overview; Volume 2: Commonwealth, State & Territory Reports.
Australian National Training Authority, Brisbane.
This document contains the first two volumes of a three-volume annual national report on Australia's vocational education and training (VET) system. Volume 1, which constitutes approximately 30% of the document, details progress in achieving the following national priorities: (1) a quality national training system that provides value for money (achieve quality outcomes cost-effectively; achieve effective outcomes through implementation of the National Training Framework, quality assurance, and risk management; and improve national consistency); (2) industry commitment to skill development (foster a learning culture within enterprises; increase industry participation and investment in training; and expand New Apprenticeships); (3) meeting the needs of individuals as learners (target products and services to meet learner needs; increase opportunities and improve outcomes for targeted groups; and improve and increase pathways of VET in schools); (4) VET professionalism (build the capabilities of VET's professional staff); and (5) support for regional development (target skill development to meet local enterprise, small business, and community needs). Information about reporting through other programs and program funding is included. Overviews of system planning and policy mechanisms are appended along with selected board and advisory committee membership lists. Volume 2 details each of the individual states' and territories' progress in achieving the national priorities. (Contains 22 tables.) (MN)
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Annual Reports, Apprenticeships, Articulation (Education), Cooperative Planning, Cost Effectiveness, Delivery Systems, Education Work Relationship, Educational Cooperation, Educational Finance, Educational Improvement, Educational Objectives, Educational Opportunities, Educational Planning, Educational Policy, Educational Quality, Educational Research, Enrollment, Enrollment Trends, Federal State Relationship, Financial Support, Foreign Countries, National Programs, National Standards, Outcomes of Education, Partnerships in Education, Policy Formation, Postsecondary Education, Professional Development, Program Costs, Program Effectiveness, Regional Planning, School Business Relationship, Secondary Education, Special Needs Students, Standard Setting, State Programs, Student Characteristics, Student Needs, Teacher Improvement, Training, Vocational Education, Vocational Education Teachers
ANTA Publications, GPO Box 3120, Brisbane Q 4001 Australia. Web site: http://www.anta.gov.au/.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Australian National Training Authority, Brisbane.
Identifiers - Location: Australia