VET teaching and learning: the future now 2006-2010


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Author: Guthrie, Hugh; Perkins, Kate; Nguyen, Nhi


This discussion paper considers the roles, knowledge and skill requirements of the vocational education and training (VET) professional for the next five years, with a focus specifically on practitioners (those with a direct teaching/learning facilitator role) and managers (those with leadership and operational responsibilities). It provides an overview of the issues being generated by developments both within and outside the VET sector, considers the impact these are likely to have on the work of VET professionals, and makes recommendations to inform decisions regarding future...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Outcomes; Workforce development; Research; Vocational education and training; Providers of education and training; Skills and knowledge

Keywords: Skill development; No Frills Conference; Future; Professional development; Literature review; Vocational teachers; Skill upgrading

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia; Western Australia

Published: East Perth, Western Australia: WA Department of Education and Training, 2006

Physical description: 85 p.

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ISBN: 0730741761 (print); 073074177X (online)

On cover: The roles, knowledge and skill requirements of the VET practitioner
A presentation based on this report was given at the 15th National VET Research Conference held at Sunshine Coast TAFE, Mooloolaba Campus on 12-14 July 2006.

Resource type: Discussion paper

Document number: TD/TNC 85.338

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