- Professor Peter Noonan (Chair): Professor of Tertiary Education Policy at Victoria University
- Mr Allan Blagaich: Executive Director of School Curriculum and Standards, WA Department of Education
- Professor Sally Kift: Adjunct Professor, College of Business, Law & Governance at James Cook University
- Ms Megan Lilly: Head of Workforce Development, Ai Group
- Ms Leslie Loble: Deputy Secretary, External Affairs and Regulation, NSW Department of Education
- Professor Elizabeth More AM: Chief Education Officer, Study Group Australasia
- Ms Marie Persson: Member, New South Wales Skills Board, Chair, NSW Skills Board Industry Reference Group, Member, Monash Commission
Terms of Reference
The Minister for Education and Training, and the Council of Australian Governments Education and Industry and Skills Councils, approved the review's terms of reference.
The review panel released a discussion paper in December 2018, with three links for further information.
- Discussion Paper: Review of the Australian Qualifications Framework
- Link 1: Changing work requires new skills and learning methods
- Link 2: Incorporating shorter form credentials into the AQF
- Link 3: Other Countries – Shorter Form Credentials in Qualifications Frameworks
In February and March 2019 the review panel held consultation sessions on the discussion paper across Australia. The review Chair gave a presentation at each session and wrote answers to key questions from stakeholders.
Stakeholders made 134 written submissions in response to the discussion paper and consultation sessions. Two stakeholders requested their submissions remain confidential.
- The Department of Education commissioned the following research projects to support the review.
- PhillipsKPA, Contextual Research for the Australian Qualifications Framework Review (2018)
- Ithaca Group, Credit Pathways in VET and Higher Education (2018)
- ACER, Analysis and revision of AQF Learning Outcome Descriptors (in progress)
- dandolopartners/Ithaca Group, Analysis of potential impacts of implementing recommendations of the Review of the AQF (in progress)