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Contribution of Tertiary Education to Human Capital Development, Labour Market and Skills in the State of Victoria, Australia
Hazelkorn, Ellen
This chapter examines how effectively TAFE Institutes and universities in the State of Victoria contribute to meeting the social and economic needs of the population in terms of opportunities to study and relevance of the qualifications offered. It identifies some key achievements and areas for improvement. The chapter closes with a series of recommendations that include the need for a greater system approach to tertiary education in order to support sustainable regional development and the role that the State of Victoria can play in this strategy.
Keyword(s): Higher Education; Regional Development; Cities; Australia; State of Victoria; Civic and Community Engagement; Educational Sociology; Education Policy; Growth and Development; Political Economy; Public Policy; Urban Studies
Publication Date:
2010
Type: Book chapter
Peer-Reviewed: Unknown
Institution: Dublin Institute of Technology
Citation(s): Articles
Publisher(s): Dublin Institute of Technology
File Format(s): application/pdf
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