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ERIC Number: ED413513
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 288
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-644-474-82-3
The Economic Impact of Vocational Education and Training.
Smith, C. Selby, Ed.; Ferrier, Fran, Ed.
This document contains papers from a conference on the economic impact of Vocational Education and Training (VET) in Australia and elsewhere. The following papers are included: "Introduction" (C. Selby Smith, Fran Ferrier); "Opening Address" (Peter LeP. Darvall); "Trends and Issues in Vocational Education and Training: A Perspective from Europe" (Olivier Bertrand); "Learning to Earn All over Again: Current Issues in Vocational Education and Training in the United States" (W. Norton Grubb); "Developing a National Approach for VET" (Kenneth Wiltshire); "Dimensions of VET in Australia" (Gerald Burke); "The Training Market Reforms and Their Impact on the Vocational Education and Training System" (Damon Anderson); "The Implications of VET for Earnings" (Michael Long, Phillip McKenzie); "The Globalisation Process and Changes in the Australian Workforce between 1986 and 1991: Implications for Education and Training" (Leo Maglen, Chandra Shah); "Skills for Small, High Tech Exporters: Overcoming the 'Transition' Problem" (Richard Curtain); "Firm-Based Training in the United States: Implications for the Education and Training 'System'" (W. Norton Grubb); "Education and Training at the Ford Motor Company" (Noel Miller); "Competency Based Training: Has It All Gone Wrong?" (Peter Ewer, David Ablett); "Training's Role in Implementing the Restructuring of Office Based Work in the APS (Australian Public Service)" (Chris Selby Smith, Joy Selby Smith); "Bringing Management Education to the Workforce" (John D. Vines); "Industrial Relations, and Vocational Education and Training in Australia" (Jane Carnegie); "Enterprise Bargaining, Industrial Relations and Training Reforms in Australia" (Julian Teicher, Aija Grauze); and "Developing a Future Research Program" (Barry McGaw). Many papers include substantial bibliographies. (MN)
Centre for the Economics of Education and Training, Faculty of Education, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria 3168, Australia; fax: 03-9905-9184; e-mail:; World Wide Web:
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Australian National Training Authority, Brisbane.
Authoring Institution: Monash Univ., Clayton, Victoria (Australia). Centre for the Economics of Education and Training.
Identifiers - Location: Australia; United States