Education in Australia with reference to engineering

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Abstract

In Australia, every child is assured of a place in the education system. Australia is divided into six states and two territories. This paper will focus primarily on the engineering education system in the state of Victoria, the general structure of the education system in other states is similar to that described. There are however slight differences in starting time and progression. Further, the education systems in Australia are moving through a period of rapid change at all levels. This change is a result of industrial restructuring, technological change and student expectations. Some of these changes will be mentioned.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)493-495
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Journal of Applied Engineering Education
Volume6
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 1990

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