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The Tertiary Education Landscape in Australia

  • Laura Hougaz
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Abstract

In an increasingly competitive global knowledge economy driven by the speeding up of worldwide interconnectedness, new organisations, including those in the educational and training sector, are being formed and reshaped at a rapid rate, in response to evolving demands for knowledge-intensive production.

This chapter presents an overview of the changing tertiary education landscape in Australia, where an active and entrepreneurial independent sector has gradually been moving into areas of education traditionally offered by the public sector, or into new areas where a gap has been identified, in response to student demand for greater choice.

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  • Laura Hougaz
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  1. 1.Study ConnectionsMelbourneAustralia

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