Initial training for VET teachers: a portrait within a larger canvas

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Author: Guthrie, Hugh; McNaughton, Alicen; Gamlin, Tracy


This report provides a portrait of the initial formal training for vocational education and training (VET) teachers in private and public registered training organisations (RTOs). It describes the features and content of generic courses offered both in the VET sector and higher education ranging from certificate IV to graduate diplomas. It also provides details about the characteristics and numbers of students enrolled in a range of courses. The report sits in the wider canvas of other initial and ongoing professional development and support for teachers. It concludes that the...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Teaching and learning; Providers of education and training; Workforce development; Qualifications; Quality

Keywords: Formal education; Formal training; Professional development; Private training provider; Registered training organisation; Teachers

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2011

Physical description: 54 p.

ISBN: 9781921955136 (print); 9781921955112 (web)

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 104.06

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