Moving beyond training packages: first steps


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Author: Hodge, Steven; Guthrie, Hugh


Training packages are central to the practice of vocational education and training (VET) in Australia. In the context of debate about the future of VET, questions must be asked about the role of training packages in any transformation. In this paper two basic questions are raised and directions for inquiry advanced. The first is about the processes and structures through which industry bodies and governments control training package design and use. If training packages are to evolve or be superseded, principles will need to be formulated concerning the roles and influence of government...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Teaching and learning; Governance

Keywords: Training package; Competency based training; Curriculum; Curriculum development; Educational innovation

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Sydney, New South Wales: AVETRA Secretariat, 2019

Physical description: 11 p. (paper) + 24 slides (presentation)

Conference number: 22nd

Date: 2019

Place: Sydney, New South Wales

Related items: TD/TNC 138.528

The full listing of papers and presentations is indexed in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 138.528.

Resource type: Conference paper

Peer reviewed: Yes

Document number: TD/TNC 138.530

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