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EDUCATION AND TRAINING REFORM ACT 2006 - SECT 3.3.3

Functions of the Board

The functions of the Board with respect to adult, community and further education that is not provided by TAFE institutes or universities, are—

        (a)     to inquire into and make reports on the general development of policies, programs and services, having regard to, amongst other things—

              (i)     the needs of the community; and

              (ii)     the establishment of objectives and priorities; and

              (iii)     the promotion of an awareness of the importance of adult, community and further education; and

              (iv)     the adequacy of arrangements for persons who have not had or do not have access to education programs and who wish to participate in adult, community and further education programs; and

              (v)     the role of Government in supporting community initiative in planning, developing and providing adult, community and further education; and

        (b)     to plan, develop, evaluate and fund, policies, programs and services for the co-ordination, provision and support of adult, community and further education having regard to—

              (i)     the promotion of individual and community development through learning as reflected in those policies, programs and services; and

              (ii)     the development and maintenance of the quality of and equitable access to those programs and services; and

        (c)     to provide for the delivery of adult, community and further education; and

        (d)     to advise the Minister on any matter relating to adult, community and further education; and

        (e)     to provide educational programs where directed by the Minister or so as to comply with any agreement or arrangement between the State and the Commonwealth or any other State or Territory of the Commonwealth; and

        (f)     to promote research and development into matters relating to adult, community and further education; and

        (g)     to promote public awareness of adult, community and further education; and

        (h)     to carry out any other function that is conferred on the Board by this or any other Act.

S. 3.3.3(2) substituted by No. 71/2010 s. 61, repealed by No. 73/2012 s. 6(2).

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