Management of knowledge in international VET: diversity of practice from Laos, Kuwait, and China


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Author: Rahimi, Mark; Smith, Helen


This chapter draws on research conducted between 2008 and 2010 that explored what happens when knowledge developed to regulate and manage training delivered in Australia is exported to another jurisdiction with a quite different regulatory framework. The focus of investigation was on the mechanisms, strategies, and tools deployed to enable Australian VET knowledge practices to respond to the needs of systems, training institutions, and individuals in these new contexts. This process of transfer and adaptation was explored through three case studies. On the basis of the empirical data...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; International education; Globalisation; Economics; Governance; Skills and knowledge; Providers of education and training

Keywords: Training package; Knowledge economy; Education and training system; Education and training reform; Skill standardisation; Partnership in education and training

Geographic subjects: Asia; China; Laos; Middle East; Kuwait; Oceania; Australia

Published: Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer International Publishing, 2017

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Also called: Management of knowledge in international vocational education and training: diversity of practice from Laos, Kuwait, and China

Pages: pp. 117-134

Related items: TD/TNC 127.704

ISBN: 9783319478579; 9783319478593 (online)

ISSN: 1871-3041, 2213-221X (online)

The volume from which this chapter is taken is indexed in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 127.704.

Resource type: Book chapter

Document number: TD/TNC 128.386

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