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Higher Education and Skills Group

The Higher Education and Skills Group facilitates participation and achievement in senior secondary and tertiary education and training by supporting partnerships between providers, employers and the community and advising on public funding and regulation. It manages the Government-funded training market, public provider governance and accountability, and the apprenticeship system.

Phone03 9651 9999
Fax Number03 9651 9129
Website http://www.education.vic.gov.au/about/department/structure/Pages/groups.aspx
Address
Postal Address
GPO Box 4367



Melbourne
Victoria
3001
DX NumberDX 210074
Organisational Units
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DivisionsAdult, Community and Further Education03 9651 9999The Division provides policy advice relating to the Learn Local sector;supports the ACFE Board to improve course provider business, skills and teaching and administer grant programs;and supports ACFE Regional Councils.
DivisionsMarket Facilitation and Information03 9651 9999The Division researches and shares information about skills needed in the labour market and the performance of the training and higher education sectors;and supports industry participation and leadership in the training system.;works with industry stakeholders and employers to improve the responsiveness of the training system to employer needs
DivisionsPathways and Participation03 9637 2000The Division develops projects and programs to increase participation in tertiary education and training and improve transitions and strengthen pathways between school, further learning and employment;and supports the ACFE Board and ACFE Regional Councils.
Central OfficesTAFE Transition TaskforceThe Taskforce was established in June 2012, following the announcement of reform to the Victorian vocational training market as set out in 'Refocusing Vocational Training in Victoria'. The Taskforce supports the independent TAFE Reform Panel in providing advice to the Government to secure a strong and sustainable TAFE sector in Victoria;and will oversee the implementation of the Government's response to the Reform Panel's report.
DivisionsTertiary Education Governance and Development03 9651 9999The Division supports TAFE, Adult Education Institute (AEI) and university boards and provides advice on governance;manages accountability and reporting arrangements for TAFE institutes;monitors financial health of TAFE and AEI;and develops and implements legislation.
DivisionsTertiary Education Governance Policy and Strategic Projects03 9651 9999The Division advises on current and future policy settings to promote the efficient and effective operation of the training market, including publicly funded training;empowers tertiary education and training providers to develop effective pathways and partnerships;provides oversight of public provider financial, educational and commercial performance;and advises on public provider governance, including co-ordination of board appointments.
DivisionsTraining Market Operations03 9651 9999The Division develops entry to market and contracting standards, contracts, funds and quality assures government subsidised vocational education and training (VET) providers;and develops and maintains the Group's business systems including the management of training activity information.
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Key StaffDeputy SecretaryKym Peake03 9651 9999
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