Research in the Australian vocational education and training sector: where to?

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Author: Butterworth, Perce

Abstract:

This paper argues that there needs to be a significant increase in the volume of research undertaken in the vocational and training sector in Australia. It points to: the need for the establishment of more focal points for such research; the requirement for enhanced levels of research funding for the sector; the need to improve the quality of research and link it more closely with educational development activities; and the lack of an overall research culture and ethos in the sector. The author proposes a number of suggestions that can be used as a basis for the development of a...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Outcomes; Finance; Policy; Research; Providers of education and training

Keywords: Future; Funding; Research needs; Educational research; TAFE

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Leabrook, South Australia: NCVER, 1992

Physical description: 8 p.

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Resource type: Paper

Call number: TD/TNC 31.01

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