Competency-based vocational education and training: key factors in the establishment of the National system


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Author: Collins, Gary


This paper presents a chronology of the events, reports and discussion papers that have led to the establishment of a competency-based vocational education and training system. Key events took place within the period 1980-1992. At the Assessment and Standards in Vocational Education and Training Conference, held in Adelaide on October 1-3, 1990, Michael Murphy, from the Commonwealth Department of Employment, Education and Training, identified key reports and papers that contributed to the movement towards a competency-based approach. This paper analyses the impact of the papers...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Assessment; Evaluation; Policy; Vocational education and training

Keywords: Educational policy; Competency based training

Published: Perth, Western Australia: Department of Employment, Vocational Education and Training, 1993

Physical description: i, 26 p., [3] p.

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Resource type: Government report or paper

Document number: TD/WA 33.03

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