A review of 20 years of competency-based training in the Australian vocational education and training system

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Author: Smith, Erica

Abstract:

In this paper, the author reflects, both as an academic researcher and as a senior practitioner, on the experience of competency-based training (CBT) in the Australian vocational education and training system. She seeks to draw conclusions about the Australian experience using a typology drawn from the academic literature which focuses on the philosophical, educational, technical and market aspects of CBT. She concludes that, despite many improvements over the past ten years, some potential problems remain. The system is controlled overly tightly by the interests of industry and it also...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Teaching and learning

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Oxford, England: Blackwell Publishers, 2010

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Journal volume: 14

Journal number: 1

Journal date: March 2010

Pages: pp.54-64

ISSN: 1360-3736, 1468-2419 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 99.196

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