ERIC Number: ED384699
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Issues Primer. EEE708 Negotiated Study Program.
This issues primer is structured around a series of 20 contemporary concerns in the changing world of work and training in Australia in the early 1990s. It is part of the study materials for the one-semester distance education unit, Negotiated Study Program, in the Open Campus Program at Deakin University (Australia). Information on each issue is accompanied by an activity and list of references. The issues are as follows: the politics of workplace reform; education back on the agenda; relevant government reports in the 1980s; award restructuring; skill formation and ideology; the Training Guarantee Levy--a tax or an investment?; cost of training--public vs. private; commercialization of training--those who pay the piper play the tune; relevant government reports in the 1990s; competency-based training; recognition of prior learning; management upskilling; performance appraisal; changing work force patterns; technology, communication, and training; enterprise bargaining and flexible work practices; recession, redundancies, and unemployment; women and training; youth and employment; and jobs in the future. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Competency Based Education, Costs, Emerging Occupations, Females, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Industrial Education, Job Training, Labor Force Development, Prior Learning, Skill Development, Unemployment, Vocational Education, Womens Education, Youth Employment
Faculty of Education, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria 3217, Australia ($20 Australian).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Deakin Univ., Victoria (Australia).
Identifiers - Location: Australia