Nationally recognised VET programs in schools, 10 years on


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Author: Knight, Brian


This article begins by describing the development in the late 1990s of national vocational education and training (VET) programs in schools and their impact on states and schools. The implementation approach adopted by Australian Technical Colleges, established in 2006, is also discussed. The impact of national VET programs in schools on senior secondary assessment, and the validity and reliability of national VET assessments are examined. National VET programs in schools have made a significant addition to the options available to senior secondary students and have also influenced...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Assessment; Vocational education and training; Teaching and learning; Providers of education and training

Keywords: VET in schools; Technical school; Schooling; Institutional role

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Brisbane, Queensland: Vocational Education and Training Network, 2008

Journal volume: 7

Journal date: 2008-2009

Pages: pp. 130-142

ISSN: 1835-338X

Resource type: Article

Document number: TD/TNC 94.275

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