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Privatization of Education in Australia

Lewis, R ORCID: 0000-0003-4760-324X 2018 , 'Privatization of Education in Australia', in A Farazmand (ed.), Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance , Springer International Publishing AG, Switzerland, pp. 1-6.

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Abstract

The Australian educational system consists of thethree major “pillars.” The first, the schools sectorin which senior secondary educational certificatesare issued upon the completion of year 12. Thesecond, the Vocational, Educational, and Training(VET) sectors aimed at providing students withthe skills to become “job ready.” Credentials forstudents graduating from the VET sector canrange from certificates, through to diplomas andadvanced diplomas. The final pillar is the HigherEducation Sector or universities, which awardsdiplomas, degrees, and advanced degrees.

Item Type: Book Section
Authors/Creators:Lewis, R
Keywords: Australian education, education, government failure, privatization, rent-seeking, VET fee-help, vocational training
Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
DOI / ID Number: 10.1007/978-3-319-31816-5_3415-1
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