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The disastrous experience of vocational education and training in Australia holds many lessons about trying to fit education into a for-profit market model. www.shutterstock.com

Why the profit motive fails in education

Market forces don't work well in education. For-profit businesses are more tempted to exploit loopholes than provide quality service.
A cap is a sensible option, but it must form part of a total redesign of the VET financing system. from www.shutterstock.com

Student loan caps must be part of total redesign of vocational funding system

Loan caps are only a partial solution to a much bigger problem – declining public investment in VET and a dysfunctional VET financing system, which neither side of politics has been willing to address.

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