The changing role of staff development for teachers and trainers in vocational education and training

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This study explored the changing role of staff development for vocational education and training (VET) teachers and trainers in Australian public and private registered training organisations (RTOs). Substantial reforms in the VET sector over the past decade have had considerable impact on the work of teachers and trainers. In this context of rapid change, the nature, direction, delivery, access and funding responsibility of staff development are undergoing transformation. The purpose of the research, therefore, was to examine current staff development provisions, research a range of...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Workforce development; Governance; Providers of education and training

Keywords: Staff development; Professional development; Trainers; Education and training reform; Teachers

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2001

Physical description: ix, 95 p.

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ISBN: 0873977106 (print); 0873977114 (online)

Statement of responsibility: Roger Harris, Michele Simons, Doug Hill, Erica Smith, Ron Pearce, John Blakeley, Sarojni Choy and David Snewin

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 66.11

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