ERIC Number: ED454426
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
National Workshop on Equity Research. Report and Papers from a National Workshop (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, May 21-22, 1999). Working Paper.
Technology Univ.-Sydney, Broadway (Australia). Research Centre for Vocational Education and Training.
This publication is comprised of 12 position papers from the National Equity Workshop held at the University of Technology Sidney (Australia) at which participants summarized their positions on the way equity should be understood, their views on the strengths and weaknesses of current vocational education and training (VET) policy, and what they saw as the priorities for future research. The papers are prefaced with a summary of the conclusions of the workshop--strengths of current research, weaknesses, and new directions--and participant biographies. The papers are: "Using Statistical Methodologies to Interrogate Large Data-Bases" (Katrina Ball); "Managing Diversity" (Kate Barnett); "Aborginal and Torres Strait Islander Strategic Policy and Research Priorities for VET, 1999" (Tony Dreise); "Equity Outcomes" (Tom Dumbrell); "Equity and VET: An Antilogous Project? A Personal Story of Equity Work in VET" (Elaine Butler); "Regrouping Equity" (Barry Golding, Veronica Volkoff); "Equity: VET for the Good of the Nation" (Ian Falk); "An Overview of Current Equity Research in the National Program" (Jennifer Gibb); "Locality and Community Agency in VET Research" (John McIntyre); "Equity for Training and Employment: Research Questions from a Policy Perspective" (Marion Norton); "Position Paper" (Rachel Robertson); and "Some Observations on Equity in VET" (Kaye Schofield). (YLB)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Community Organizations, Correctional Education, Developed Nations, Disabilities, Diversity (Student), Dropouts, Educational Research, Equal Education, Foreign Countries, Illiteracy, Indigenous Populations, Job Training, Nontraditional Occupations, Policy Formation, Position Papers, Postsecondary Education, Research Needs, Rural Population, Salary Wage Differentials, Secondary Education, Statistical Analysis, Unemployment, Vocational Education, Womens Education
For full text: http://www.uts.edu.au/fac/edu/rcvet/working%20papers/9910%20NatEqu.pdf.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Researchers
Sponsor: Australian National Training Authority, Melbourne.
Authoring Institution: Technology Univ.-Sydney, Broadway (Australia). Research Centre for Vocational Education and Training.
Identifiers - Location: Australia