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ERIC Number: ED533078
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 32
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1839-163X
Tertiary Education and Training in Australia, 2010
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)
This publication presents information on tertiary education and training during 2010, including statistics on participation and outcomes. The definition of tertiary education and training adopted for this publication is formal study in vocational education and training (VET) and higher education, including enrolments in Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) certificate I qualifications through to doctorates by research, as well as enrolments in non-AQF courses and single vocational subjects. This paper reports that in 2010: (1) there were 1.8 million vocational education and training (VET) students and 1.2 million higher education students; and (2) there were 1.5 million equivalent full-time students in tertiary education and training. This comprised: (a) 655 800 equivalent full-time students reported in the VET sector; and (b) 861 500 equivalent full-time students reported in the higher education sector. (Contains 19 tables and 20 notes.) [Funding for this paper was provided through the Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education. For 2009 edition, see ED521475.]
National Centre for Vocational Education Research Ltd. P.O. Box 8288, Stational Arcade, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia. Tel: +61-8-230-8400; Fax: +61-8-212-3436; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Centre for Vocational Education Research
Identifiers - Location: Australia