Risk in the VET practitioner's teaching experience and professional identity

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Author: McGavin, Elli


The past few decades have brought significant change to the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector in Australia. The impact of policy changes at state and federal government levels has created challenges for dual sector universities comprising Technical and Further Education (TAFE) and higher education divisions. In addition, global competition, marketisation and the deregulation of the tertiary education sector have opened up opportunities for exponential growth in the provision of VET by private providers that has destabilised the operation of TAFE (Marginson, 1997, 2011; Brown...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Providers of education and training; Management; Higher education

Keywords: Practitioners; Dual system; TAFE; Risk management; Quality of working life; Work environment; Interview; Community; Working conditions

Geographic subjects: Victoria; Australia; Oceania

Published: [Burwood, Victoria]: Deakin University, 2015

Physical description: xi, 307 p.

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Also called: Risk in the vocational education and training practitioner's teaching experience and professional identity

Statement of responsibility: Elspeth (Elli) McGavin

On cover: Submitted in fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Education), Deakin University, October 2015

Resource type: Thesis

Call number: TD/TNC 140.1111

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