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ERIC Number: ED422524
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 439
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-87397-461-1
The Market for Vocational Education and Training.
Robinson, Chris, Ed.; Kenyon, Richard, Ed.
These 43 conference papers on vocational education and training (VET) markets are grouped under three broad themes describing them. Sixteen papers deal with the VET product and providers: "The VET Market" (Kemp); "Market Frameworks in VET" (FitzGerald); "The New Zealand Market Approach" (Barker); "An Economic Primer to Government's Role in VET" (Chapman); "Radical Surgery or Palliative Care? The Future of TAFE (Technical and Further Education)" (Schofield); "From the Barrel of the Public System?" (Butterworth); "Private Dynamics" (Graham); "The Role and Impact of Flexible Delivery of VET" (Kearns); "ACE (Adult and Community Education) and Adding Value to the Training Market" (Moore); "VET in 1996" (Borthwick); "The VET Product and the Development of the Training Market" (Robinson); "Developing International Activities with VET" (Streat); "Selling Australian Expertise to Indonesia" (Holland); "Coercion and User Choice: Whose Market?" (Barratt-Pugh); "Mapping the Training Market: Whose Model Works?" (Murray); and "Mapping the Training Market for Individuals" (Barker). The 13 papers concerning the client perspective--industry and enterprise are as follows: "Competitiveness Is the Key" (Moran); "Employer Perspectives on the Market for VET" (Balzary); "The Industrial Relations Framework for Training and Productivity" (Wright); "A Market for All" (Peoples); "Economic Trends and Outlooks" (Burke); "Returns to Enterprises from Investment in VET" (Billett); "Freeing Industry's Training Dollar" (Guthrie); "Improving Responsiveness of Supply Systems" (Smart);"Developing the Policy" (Smith, Smith); "The Impact on Providers" (Maddock); "VET Training for IT (Information Technology)" (Gage, Jarvis); "Recognizing IT Skills" (Street); and "Changing Demands on Training" (Bowker). The 14 papers on the client perspective--students and trainees are as follows: "Students and Trainees in VET" (Kotz); "Refocussing Market Reform" (Anderson); "Marketing VET" (Shreeve); "The Australian Recognition Framework" (Ward); "Observations of School-Industry Programs" (Goodman); "Co-ordinating VET Programs" (Hill); "Workplace Learning for Students" (Misko); "Developing Opportunities for Young People" (Hayes); "The Value of Qualifications" (Grimshaw); "Longitudinal Research and Participation in Further Education" (Ainley, Long); "Returns from Training for Apprentices" (Collins); "National Student Profiles" (Pattison); "Training To Add Value" (Curl); and "Key Issues" (Kirby). (YLB)
National Centre for Vocational Education Research, 252 Kensington Road, Leabrook, South Australia 5068, Australia; email:
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Australian National Training Authority, Brisbane.
Authoring Institution: National Centre for Vocational Education Research, Leabrook (Australia).
Identifiers - Location: Australia