What do we learn from 40 years of history?: issues in VET teacher education from Kangan to today

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Author: Harris, Roger

Abstract:

Francesca Beddie asserts that 'history ... currently plays little part in governmental processes and does not meet its potential as a contributor to wider policy debate'. Adopting a book-ends approach in analysing two critical periods of time four decades apart - 1974-81 and 2011-16 - this paper examines key issues in Australian VET teacher education in the 1970s and compares them with the present. It aims to address the question: What has been learnt over that time? Through comparative historical research, a method of social science that examines historical events in order to seek...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Teaching and learning; Providers of education and training; Vocational education and training; Higher education; Qualifications; Outcomes

Keywords: Vocational teachers; Practitioners; Teacher training; History; Comparative analysis; TAFE; University

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Abingdon, England: Taylor and Francis, 2017

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Also called: What do we learn from 40 years of history?: issues in vocational education and training teacher education from Kangan to today

Journal volume: 15

Journal number: 1

Journal date: April 2017

Pages: pp. 4-22

ISSN: 1448-0220, 2204-0544 (online)

Notes:
The Kangan report is indexed in VOCEDplus at TD/LMR 85.637.
The Fleming report is indexed in VOCEDplus at TD/LMR 85.662.
The Productivity Commission report is indexed in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 103.700.

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 129.1078

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