ERIC Number: ED360544
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
What Future for Technical & Vocational Education & Training? Selected papers presented at the International Conference of the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, December 14-18, 1992).
Hall, William C., Ed.
This collection of articles of international appeal on the future of vocational and technical education and training begins with an introduction by William Hall and includes the following papers: "New Vocationalism in the United States: Potential Problems and Outlook" (Benson); "Learning within a Work Context: Training Concepts, Experience, Developments" (Laur-Ernst); "The Unitisation of Qualifications across the Academic/Vocational Divide: Implications for Curriculum Design and the Measurement of Quality" (Stanton); "Reform of Tertiary Education: The New Zealand Experience" (O'Connor); "Policies and Practices in Vocational Education and Training in Australia" (Stevenson); "Influences and Trends in the Liberian Vocational/Technical Education System: Prospectus for the Nineties and Beyond" (Witherspoon); "Reforming Vocational Learning? Contradictions of Competence" (Jackson); "Lessons Learned in Scottish Competence-Based Systems" (Gunning); "How Convincing Are the Arguments against Competency Standards?" (Hager); "Selection for Vocational Education: Some Lessons from Elsewhere" (Foyster); "Quality Improvement in the Vocational Education and Training Industry" (Holland); and "Quality Assurance Audits in Technical and Further Education: Meeting the Needs of the Ministers" (Navaratnam). Most of the papers include substantial bibliographies. (MN)
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Education Work Relationship, Educational Assessment, Educational Change, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Educational Quality, Educational Trends, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Postsecondary Education, Program Evaluation, Program Improvement, Quality Control, Secondary Education, Technical Education, Vocational Education
National Centre for Vocational Education Research, Ltd., 252 Kensington Road, Leabrook, South Australia 5068, Australia.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Authoring Institution: National Centre for Vocational Education Research, Leabrook (Australia).
Identifiers - Location: Australia; Liberia; New Zealand; United Kingdom (Scotland); United States