Federal Budget 2019-2020: Joyce Review

Joyce review contains an ominous message for the apprenticeship sector Amid last night’s Budget, the federal government released the landmark review of the VET system undertaken by the former New Zealand Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment, Steven Joyce. The 163-page report, Strengthening Skills: Expert Review of Australia’s Vocational Education and Training System, dissects…

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VET policy attention must produce results

VET policy attention must produce results The burst of activity around apprenticeships in the last 24 hours is something that we discussed in an op-ed piece in The Australian last week. The article looked at the implications of the Joyce Review of VET, last night’s Budget, and the Opposition’s Budget reply tomorrow, as well as…

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