Crossing the gap

“We need greater connection between the university and VET sectors so students can move between the two seamlessly to gain the skills they need for the economy of tomorrow.” Victoria U VC Peter Dawkins says about a seminar on universities in the next decade, he hosts today

He’s well-placed to make the case; VU is one of the “full-service six,” universities with training divisions, – CQURMITVictoria U, Federation USwinburne U and Charles Darwin U.

As boundaries between HE and training become fluid these are going to be powerful policy players.  They combined to produce a paper in April on cross-sector pathways (CMM April 10).


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