ERIC Number: ED350473
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Proceedings of the Conference on Competency-Based Training (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, November 27-29, 1991).
Carey, Cristene, Ed.
This document contains summaries of five workshops, each with several speakers, held at a conference on competency-based training (CBT) in Australia. The following are included in Session 1, Developing and Delivering CBT Programs: "Developing and Delivering CBT Programs--Opening Speech" (Steve McDonald); "Competency Standards and the CBT System" (Peter Hannigan); "CBT--Will Employers Participate?" (Brian Conroy); and "A Brief Overview of the ACTU (Australian Council of Trade Unions) Policy on CBT" (Jane Carnegie). In Session 2, Developing Competency Standards 1, are the following: "CBT: The Problems" (Peter Thomson); "Taking the Mystique out of CBT" (Percy Worsnop); "Nationally Consistent Practices" (John Nathan); "A Competency-based Trade Training Program" (Ian Neeson); "CBT Awareness Program for Employers of Apprentice Cooks" (Terry Dwan); "Alternative Delivery Systems with Regard to the National Training Reform Agenda" (Bob Mulcahy); and "Multi-media Project" (Mal Chisholm). The following papers are in Session 3, Developing Competency Standards 2: "Role of the Competency Standards Bodies (CSBs)" (Percy Worsnop); "Clerks' Training Model Project" (Clarice Ballenden); "Competency-based Training in the APS (Australian Public Service)" (Diane Paton); "Social and Community Services Competency Methodology Project" (Cathy Emery); and "Feasibility of Expressing Generic Management Skills as Competencies" (Billie Slater). Session 4, Training Programs in CBT, contains the following presentation: "The Provision of Training in the Delivery and Assessment of Competency-based Training" (Hugh Guthrie, Doug Gilham). Papers in Session 4, Assessment and Recognition, are as follows: "Assessment Models Appropriate for CBT and Their Relationship to Teaching and Learning Approaches" (John Whiteley, John Dungan); "Assessment in the Workplace: Challenges Ahead" (Leigh Toop); "Clerks' Training Model Project and Associated Projects on Assessment" (Janet Scarfe); "Guidelines for Assessing Affective Skills" (Ray Orr, Stephen Billett); "Industry Assessors Project" (Sally Davis); "Social Justice Implications for the Delivery of CBT" (Shirley Evans); and "Transition Assessment Arrangements and Developments for the Building and Construction Industry" (Joseph Zonneveldt). A list of the 40 conference participants and their affiliations is included in the document. (KC)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Building Trades, Competence, Competency Based Education, Delivery Systems, Developed Nations, Education Work Relationship, Educational Assessment, Foreign Countries, Job Skills, Job Training, Postsecondary Education, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Program Implementation, Skill Development, Student Evaluation, Vocational Education
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: TAFE National Centre for Research and Development, Ltd., Leabrook (Australia).