Reconceptualising vocational education and training systems in broader policy domains: monitoring and evaluation

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Author: Eddington, Noela; Eddington, Ian


The article focuses on how the present vocational education and training (VET) system in Australia might be modified to better accommodate possible VET futures change. It begins with the premise that VET's role is to contribute to skills acquisition through formal education and training. The authors propose a simple VET futures role and purpose statement and outline a possible futures public policy environment in which its actualisation might need to be achieved. They continue, first by developing a policy intervention framework and a monitoring and evaluation framework germane to that...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Skills and knowledge; Governance; Policy; Outcomes

Keywords: Education and training system; Education and training reform; Future

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Oxford, England: Symposium Journals, 2011

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Journal volume: 6

Journal number: 3

Journal date: 2011

Pages: pp. 255-272

ISSN: 1745-4999

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 111.277

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