Addressing the challenge of scholarship and industry currency in vocational education: a pilot


Permanent URL for this page:



This paper explores a pilot project in which three VET teachers in an Australian dual-sector university trialled a scholarship framework by undertaking a small ethnographic inquiry into current practices in their respective industries. The framework defined a method for engaging with industry while simultaneously developing VET teacher capability in scholarly practice. The teachers were asked to reflect on their experience of engaging in a scholarly project and how new knowledge has been incorporated into their teaching and curriculum design. The reflections were analysed using the...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Providers of education and training; Workforce development

Keywords: Pilot project; Vocational teachers; Skill upgrading; Knowledge sharing; Professional development; Educational practice; Curriculum development; Education industry relationship; Relevance of education and training

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Abingdon, England: Taylor and Francis, 2018

Access item:

Request Item from NCVER
Publisher or alternative source

Journal volume: 16

Journal number: 1

Journal date: April 2018

Pages: pp. 83-97

Related items: TD/TNC 129.168

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

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Document number: TD/TNC 132.747

Show Extra Info
QR Code for