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System of Education in Australia

Australia provides various study options for all international students, as the country has around 1,100 institutions as well as an incredible choice of 22,000 courses.

You are free to study at the many levels of education such as primary and secondary school, vocational education and training (VET), English language courses and higher education. The teaching style at most universities usually happen in large group lectures as also small group tutorials.

Whether you are studying for short term or long term courses, Australian laws encourage quality education and provide protection all international students. Such legislations include the ESOS or Education Services for Overseas Students Act of 2000, Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2007 (National Code), and the National Code of Practice for Registration Authorities. These acts impart nationally reliable standards for every provider of education as well as training for every international student.

Tertiary education

Tertiary education comprises of higher university education, and vocational education and training in TAFE and VET colleges.

The Framework for Australian Qualifications

The system of education as practiced in Australia is different from several other countries by virtue of AQF or Australian Qualifications Framework. This is essentially a national policy which shows the way qualifications are related to one another at every level of education.
For more information visit: www.studyinaustralia.gov.au/global/australian-education/education-system