ERIC Number: ED420778
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-May
Reference Count: N/A
The National Agenda for Vocational Education and Training. Report from the ANTA Board to the Ministerial Council.
Australian National Training Authority, Brisbane.
This report presents final proposals of five transition groups that gave shape to the recommendations of the Australian National Training Authority Ministerial Council relating to bringing training providers and their clients more closely together. Section 2 discusses simplifying processes and structures, through national structures, closer integration of curriculum and standards development, national recognition, and client services standards and makes six final proposals. Section 3 addresses improving the quality of vocational education and training (VET) by devolving responsibility and assessment and includes nine final proposals. Section 4 focuses on strategies to promote diversity and relevance, including the following: competition and user choice, the Australian Standards Framework (ASF), increasing relevance of curriculum, industrial relations and training, and information and staff development and makes six final proposals. Appendixes include documents and guidelines referred to in the final proposals, as well as other materials: Client Service Standards; Delegation of Endorsement of Competency Standards; Principles for Accreditation of Courses under Delegation; Arrangements for Assessment for National Recognition of Competencies; Principles for User Choice Pilots; Review of the ASF; Customization Guidelines; Joint Industry Training and Education Council Statement; and Principles and Operating Guidelines for the Standards and Curriculum Council and National Staff Development Committee. (YLB)
Descriptors: Competence, Competency Based Education, Course Selection (Students), Curriculum Development, Education Work Relationship, Educational Certificates, Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Educational Quality, Foreign Countries, Job Skills, Job Training, Position Papers, Postsecondary Education, Program Implementation, Relevance (Education), School Business Relationship, Secondary Education, Standards, Student Certification, Vocational Education
Australian National Training Authority, GPO Box 3120, Brisbane 4001, Queensland, Australia.
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Australian National Training Authority, Brisbane.
Identifiers - Location: Australia