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The Minister for Vocational Education and Skills, the Hon. Luke Hartsuyker, has released a discussion paper inviting stakeholders to provide feedback on how to improve the assessment of students in vocational education. 

Priority areas for investigation include:

  • Approaches to strengthen the skills of VET trainers and assessors;
  • Consideration of improved validation of assessment, including potential for greater industry involvement; and 
  • Options for tougher regulatory interventions. 

Stakeholder consultations commence with the release of the discussion paper and will continue through to 11 March 2016. 

Please see below links for a copy of Minister Hartsuyker’s media release and a copy of the discussion paper.  

If you would like any further information, please don’t hesitate to contact the SAS Group on 07 3221 9222 or via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Media Release – Public Consultation on assessment in VET opens

Discussion Paper – Quality of assessment in vocational education and training 


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