The VET review is wide-ranging with a long-term focus.
The desired outcome will be a Vocational Education and Training system that:
The review will examine whether the system is meeting expectations and could be improved further.
The VET system is a critical part of New Zealand’s economic infrastructure. It provides people with the skills they need for their working lives, provides industry with the skilled workers needed to succeed, and communities with infrastructure for their economic development.
The purpose of the VET system review is to examine how the VET system meets the needs of learners, employers and communities, and the appropriate role of government in that system.
The review is organised around four key themes:
The review is being led by the Ministry of Education, working in close cooperation with the Tertiary Education Commission.
Download the associated Cabinet paper and Scope and Principles Paper