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'No Frills' is an annual Australian conference where researchers and practitioners in the vocational education and training (VET) sector come together to present, discuss and share information about key issues confronting the sector. It also provides professional development opportunities through a series of hands-on pre-conference workshops. This year's conference explores the theme 'Skilling for tomorrow', highlighting work across three streams: Explore: gaining a better understanding of education, training and employment, the people involved and interactions between these systems;... [+] Show more
'No Frills' is an annual Australian conference where researchers and practitioners in the vocational education and training (VET) sector come together to present, discuss and share information about key issues confronting the sector. It also provides professional development opportunities through a series of hands-on pre-conference workshops. This year's conference explores the theme 'Skilling for tomorrow', highlighting work across three streams: Explore: gaining a better understanding of education, training and employment, the people involved and interactions between these systems; Translate: applying knowledge about education and training to improve practice, quality and outcomes; Evolve: addressing the opportunities and challenges ahead to transform the sector to better meet future skill needs.
Edited excerpts from the conference guide.
The available keynote addresses are: 'Apprenticeships are back! Again!' by Adrienne Dawson, Principal Advocacy Advisor, Industry Training Federation, New Zealand; 'Joining the dots... REAL pathways to participation' by John Hooper, Executive Officer, Neighbourhood Houses Tasmania; 'Building work readiness in jobseekers: an employer perspective' by Stacey Joseph, Membership and Education Specialist, Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
The available poster presentations are: 'Using open educational resources to provide flipped classroom learning experience for engineering mathematics students' by Md Aftabuzzaman, Melbourne Polytechnic, TAFE Directors Australia Practitioner Scholarship; 'Contemporising the Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (LSAY): new opportunities for research and policy' by Cameron Forrest and Somayeh Parvazian, NCVER; 'The VOCEDplus Pod Network: harvesting tertiary education research' by Tracy Gamlin, NCVER; 'Choosing VET: investigating the formation of VET aspirations' by Adam Lloyd, University of Newcastle; 'Exploring the language and literacy of the trades: learning through practice' by Emma McLaughlin, Wellington Institute of Technology; 'Young people's contributions to education, training and employment' by Tegan Pearce, Youth Network of Tasmania; 'Pathways to university: comparing VET diplomas and higher education diplomas and identification of potential equity issues between both streams' by Craig Poole, Alicia Toohey, Li Na and Zhang Ming, TAFE Queensland; 'Encouraging young people to engage with Australian apprenticeships information' by Peta Skujins, Australian Apprenticeship and Traineeship Information Service.
The available presentations are: 'VET applied research: driving VET's role in the innovation system' by Francesca Beddie, University of Canberra, and Linda Simon, Charles Sturt University;'In their words: learner 'choice' in fully-contestable training markets' by Justin Brown, Australian Council for Educational Research; 'From vision to action: building collective impact to cultivate a qualified, skilled and diverse early childhood education and care workforce' by Trevor Brown and Annette Barwick, Early Childhood Australia, Tasmania Branch and Gowrie Training; 'Parity of esteem in a market economy: a critical examination of 'Brand VET/TAFE' in 2017 Australia' by Seth Brown, RMIT University, and Piper Rodd, Deakin University; Presentation: 'The Unique Student Identifier: keeping national training collection records together' by Jason Coutts, Student Identifiers Registrar, USI Office, Australian Government; 'Apprenticeships and traineeships leading to STEM occupations' by David Curtis, Flinders University; 'The new generation of Pracademics: educators, learners and employers collaborating for future skills development' by Anna Daniel, TAFE Queensland; 'Exploring our strength in skilling for tomorrow: workforce development in an urban Indigenous health organisation' by Cassie Daniel, Institute for Urban Indigenous Health; 'Skill utilisation in Australia: measurement and analysis' by Lisa Denny, University of Tasmania, Skills Tasmania Early Career Researcher Scholarship; 'Enhancing student engagement and retention to maximise outcomes and course completion: lecturer attitudes and practices towards student engagement and retention' by Allyson Dutschke, TAFE SA; 'Causes and consequences of being persistently Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET): new longitudinal evidence from a study of Australian youth ' by Cameron Forrest, NCVER; 'Pastoral care and apprenticeships: retention through mentoring and social support arrangements' by Warren Guest, Holmesglen Institute, and Mike Brown, La Trobe University, VET Development Centre Practitioner Scholarship; 'Tall tales from the top end: a case study of education, training and employment in the Northern Territory' by Alison Haines and Fiona Plunkett, Charles Darwin University, Department of Education and Training Practitioner Scholarship; 'Adult learning choice making: does theory or reality better inform providers? Some interview examples' by Michael John Henderson, Monash University; 'TAFE SA Wellbeing and Resilience Strategy: building the state of wellbeing' by Judy Hilton, TAFE SA; 'I step back and think (Megan, electrician)' by Anne Jones and Berwyn Clayton, Victoria University; 'The truth about data: discovering what learners really want' by Veronica Keating, Navitas Professional Institute, and Kristen Clarke, Australian College of Applied Psychology; 'Cross sector coordination across health and community services' by Yasmin King, Skills IQ; 'Flexible learning for school-based apprenticeship and traineeship' by Olivija Komadina, Australian Industry Trade College; 'Choosing VET: investigating the formation of VET aspirations' by Adam Lloyd, University of Newcastle; 'Assessment of quality of assessment' by Alan Maguire, On Target Work Skills; 'Upfront assessment of need: improving retention and completion in VET' by Sarah Marshall and Michelle Potts, SA Department of State Development; 'RTO innovation: where are the enablers and who are the actors?' by Allison Miller, Digital Capability; 'Anticipating and addressing the impeding shortages of disability support workers: insights from the sector' by Megan Moskos, National Institute of Labour Studies, Flinders University, NCVER Early Career Researcher Scholarship; 'The leadership role of TAFE head teachers in a marketised VET sector' by Geethani Nair, TAFE NSW, and Mutuota Kigotho, University of New England; 'Community education: the 'Passing Gear' of Australian rural and regional VET' by Don Perlgut, Community Colleges Australia; 'Understanding the current and future skills required for businesses' by Scott Perry, Workforce Blueprint; 'Research and innovation: designing the future' by Henry Pook, Holmesglen Institute; 'Engaging and supporting students from CALD backgrounds in VET' by Maria Poulopoulos, MDS Training; 'Success through strengths: developing a growth mindset for motivation and engagement' by Andrea Rivett, Nifty Outcomes; 'Baseline: the development of a safety training framework to enable interoperability across a large complex organisation' by Melenie Ross, Australian Army, Directorate of Work Health and Safety Army; 'Ako Whakaruruhau: supporting Maori Apprenticeship success through mentoring and building employer capability' by Catherine Savage, Ihi Research; (SIMON) 'Assessment practices in the ERTO environment' by Pamela Simon, Enterprise Registered Training Organisation Association Limited, Surf Life Saving Australia; 'Delivery of a training model to support Anangu employees: implications for the employer, employee and RTO' by Janet Skewes, TAFE SA; 'Graduate outcomes for VET: the missing piece of the TVA puzzle' by Pip Skurray, NCVER; 'Why and how do employers use nationally-recognised training for their workers?' by Erica Smith and Jackie Tuck, Federation University Australia; 'The future of skills in construction' by Robert Sobyra, Construction Skills Queensland; 'Harnessing the potential of adults with dyslexia in New Zealand' by Michael Styles; 'Factors enabling engagement with VET for early school leavers' by Luke Swain, Brotherhood of St Laurence; 'Towards a BSL VET Engagement Framework: a socio-ecological approach to analysing factors that influence VET engagement among disadvantaged young people' by Stephanie Yung and Eric Dommers, Brotherhood of St Laurence.[-] Show less
Subjects: Vocational education and training; Equity; Culture and society; Participation; Outcomes; Students; Employment; Providers of education and training; Workforce development; Skills and knowledge; Governance; Pathways; Apprenticeship; Traineeship; Innovation; Management; Research; Indigenous people
Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2017
Physical description: various pagings