An approach that is not very well thought out can cause significant knee jerk reactions. This is exactly what we all are experiencing from ASQA. The poor implementation and monitoring of VET FEE-HELP scheme and the way a few private and public organisations took advantage and rorted the funding is still causing significant nightmares for private organisations.
Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA), is at present, playing a cat-and-mouse game. The impression is that the focus is not to promote and enhance education standards and training outcomes but rather finding the “bad people in the sector”. The problem is the rule book of “bad people” is developed by the regulator, approved by them and implemented without much needed industry consultati