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Contestability and the Race to the Bottom

Australian TAFE Teacher
Volume 42 Issue 3 (Spring 2008)

Abstract: The marketing of the public TAFE system by the Rudd government, as also its policy of contestability for funding is condemned. The need for TAFE institutions to compete with private providers for reduced government funding and to reduce costs is bound to affect the quality of skills training provided.

To cite this article: Forward, Pat. Contestability and the Race to the Bottom [online]. Australian TAFE Teacher, Vol. 42, No. 3, Spring 2008: 6-7. Availability: <http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=739517716824069;res=IELHSS> ISSN: 0815-3701. [cited 25 Mar 17].

Personal Author: Forward, Pat; Source: Australian TAFE Teacher, Vol. 42, No. 3, Spring 2008: 6-7 DOI: Document Type: Journal Article ISSN: 0815-3701 Subject: Competition; Technical education; Vocational education; Education and state; Government aid to education; Technical education--Economic aspects; Affiliation: (1) Secretary, Federal TAFE

Database: Humanities & Social Sciences Collection