VET Reform Roadmap
In 2019, COAG agreed a vision for vocational education and training (VET) to position the sector as responsive, dynamic and trusted. To deliver on this vision, COAG tasked Skills Council with developing a VET Reform Roadmap (the Roadmap).
Skills Council has asked senior officials in all jurisdictions to work together to develop a Roadmap for consideration by Ministers and endorsement by COAG by the middle of 2020.
Skills officials have developed a consultation draft of the Roadmap. This draft is a working document of the Skills Senior Officials’ Network: it has not been reviewed or endorsed by governments or COAG.
Skills officials are now considering feedback provided on the consultation draft before providing a final version to Skills Council and COAG.
For general enquiries about the Roadmap, please contact Susan Bearfield, Manager, National Policy & Reform by phone on (02) 8267 7654 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about the VET Roadmap, please contact your local skills department:
- Australian Capital Territory: Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate
- New South Wales: Department of Education (see above contact details).
- Northern Territory: Department of Trade, Business and Innovation
- Queensland: Department of Employment, Small Business and Training
- South Australia: Department for Innovation and Skills
- Tasmania: Department of State Growth
- Victoria: Department of Education and Training
- Western Australia: Department of Training and Workforce Development
To support the VET Reform Roadmap, Skills Ministers agreed to immediately fast track four pieces of work. One of those is on the use of micro-credentials in the national VET system to better respond to student and job-need.
This project is to deliver an agreed definition of micro-credentials in the VET sector and develop an operational framework for how micro-credentials function in the national VET system. This complements work being undertaken on the Australian Qualifications Framework.
To support this work, a micro-credentials discussion paper was prepared.