The AQF is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training
The AQF links education and the labour market
The AQF sets the standards for Australia’s qualifications
The AQF is a flexible, contemporary framework of Australia’s qualifications
The AQF is Australia’s National Qualifications Framework
The AQF builds confidence in qualifications
The AQF supports the development of pathways to assist people to move easily through education and training and work
The AQF supports lifelong learning
The AQF underpins regulatory and quality assurance arrangements for education and training
The AQF supports national and international mobility of graduates and workers
The AQF enables comparability of Australian and international qualifications
AQF qualifications are the currency of the labour market

AQF presentations

The AQF Council is required to support the implementation of the AQF by providing information and advice, by maintaining and promoting and making available AQF products and resources to users.

Speeches and presentations

Included on this page are presentations made at events organised by the AQF Council or by the Chair of the AQF Council and staff at events organised by others.

Chair of the AQF Council

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AQF Council staff

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Professional development workshops

Pdf copies of presentations and other workshop materials in date order

 August and September 2013: AQF Workshops for vocational education and training (VET) and higher education providers

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March 2013: AQF Workshops for the vocational education and training (VET) sector

AQF Symposia

29 May 2013: Pathways from qualifications to work: AQF Industry Symposium

An industry symposium was held in Sydney of Wednesday 29 May 2013. The purpose of the symposium was to consider the link between education and the workplace and the impact of Australia’s regulated qualifications in preparing people for work and supporting career progression. The symposium program featured presentation by industry leaders, government and professional associations.

23 June 2011: AQF Symposium and Launch

The AQF was successfully launched on Thursday June 23, 2011. In conjunction with the launch, the AQF Council hosted a Symposium attended by over 100 participants. Titled Australian Qualifications Framework: Making a difference, the symposium program featured speakers from industry, government, professional associations, education and training providers and researchers.