By Megan Lilly – Executive Director, Centre for Education & Training, Australian Industry Group, with Prof Sally Kift – Vice Chancellor’s Fellow, Victoria University

As published in The Australian, Tuesday 18 April, 2023, as 'Australian Industry Group says the AQF must be updated'


Australia needs a world-leading education and training system that is responsive, flexible and agile enough to develop knowledge, skills and capabilities in an integrated way. But the Australian Qualifications Framework (or ‘AQF’) – the scaffolding that structures the system – does not facilitate this, and is acting as a major, fundamental barrier to change.



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