International students in the private VET sector in Melbourne, Australia: rethinking their characteristics and aspirations outside the deficit model

@inproceedings{Pasura2015InternationalSI,
  title={International students in the private VET sector in Melbourne, Australia: rethinking their characteristics and aspirations outside the deficit model},
  author={Rinos Pasura},
  year={2015}
}
The reconstruction of the Australian Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector into a competitive training market, which led to the participation of international students and commercial for-profit private VET providers, has until recently focused on the importance of international students to the national economy whilst ignoring the students’ important educational characteristics and the other benefits that accrue to Australia. Drawing on views and perspectives of students, teachers… CONTINUE READING