Packaging training for gender equity: research report 1: inclusive competency standards in training packages: a review of policies, support resources and development issues


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Author: Courtenay, Marianne; Mawer, Giselle


This report addresses areas of critical importance in new training arrangements designed to improve relevance and responsiveness. The capacity of vocational education and training provision to cater for the full diversity of its clientele, including women, will be a major determiner of the ultimate success of the new arrangements. This report gives a brief outline of current reforms in vocational education and training (VET). National VET access and equity policies are reviewed and information on women's participation is provided. The purposes and uses of standards are reviewed and...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Equity; Skills and knowledge; Teaching and learning; Gender; Governance

Keywords: Training package; Skill development; Equal treatment; Competency standard; Education and training reform

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: [Sydney, New South Wales]: [publisher not identified], [1997?]

Physical description: 101 p.

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Statement of responsibility: Marianne Courtenay, Giselle Mawer, coordinated by Mary O'Sullivan, managed by Chris Currey and Sally Cowden

A project funded by the Australian National Training Authority through the Vocational Education, Employment and Training Women's Taskforce of the Ministerial Council for Education, Employment, Training and Youth Affairs (MCEETYA).

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Rights: Copyright Australian National Training Authority reproduced by permission

Document number: TD/ANTA 82.201

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