Continuing professional development for a diverse VET practitioner workforce


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Author: Tyler, Mark A.; Dymock, Darryl


This occasional paper provides a stocktake of recent developments in continuing professional development for vocational education and training (VET) practitioners. It explores issues such as industry currency, the debate around a professional association for VET and the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment as the minimum qualification for VET practitioners. Through synthesising the literature, the paper highlights enduring issues for continuing professional development in VET, such as the need to address both pedagogical knowledge and industry skills, and the necessity for...  [+] Show more

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

Keywords: Professional development; Skill development; Capacity building; Practitioners; Vocational teachers

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2017

Physical description: 52 p.

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Also called: Continuing professional development for a diverse vocational education and training practitioner workforce

ISBN: 9781925173819

Statement of responsibility: Mark Tyler, Darryl Dymock

Resource type: Occasional paper

Rights: With the exception of the Commonwealth Coat of Arms, the Department's logo, any material protected by a trade mark and where otherwise noted all material presented in this document is provided under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia licence. To view a copy of the licence visit:

Document number: TD/TNC 127.08

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