ERIC Number: ED361491
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Community Adult Education: The Future Directions for DETAFE. A Discussion Paper.
This discussion paper resulted from a project to explore possible actions that Australia's Department of Employment and Technical and Further Education (DETAFE) could take to improve and reduce the cost of community adult education in South Australia. General propositions concerning the future role of DETAFE in adult and community education in South Australia are examined. The document includes an executive summary of the project and the list of general propositions. The discussion paper examines the following: the context and changing focus of TAFE and community adult education, funding of 'Stream 1000' classes in DETAFE, other providers of community adult education, the Community Adult Education Secretariat, the Ministerial Advisory Committee on Community Adult Education, emerging models for DETAFE's future role in community adult education, current college provision of Stream 1000 courses, employment conditions for DETAFE Stream 1000 coordinators, language and literacy provision, the use of volunteers, and the community services review. Appendixes include the project bulletin notice, an extract from the vision statement, a classification of TAFE courses, and proposed job descriptions for community adult education staff. Contains 15 references. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, College Programs, Community Education, Educational Administration, Educational Change, Educational Finance, Educational Opportunities, Educational Policy, Educational Trends, Employment Opportunities, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Government School Relationship, Literacy Education, Models, Partnerships in Education, Policy Formation, Postsecondary Education, School Community Relationship, State Action, State Departments of Education, Volunteers
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: South Australia Dept. of Employment and Technical and Further Education, Adelaide.