Contribution of Tertiary Education to Human Capital Development, Labour Market and Skills in the State of Victoria, Australia
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5.3 EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES, Sociology, public administration, Cultural and economic geography, Urban studies (Planning and development)
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.
E. Hazelkorn (2010) ‘Contribution of Tertiary Education to Human Capital Development, Labour Market and Skills in the State of Victoria, Australia’, in OECD, Higher Education in Regional and City Development. The State of Victoria, OECD, Paris.