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ERIC Number: ED462584
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Pages: 129
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
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Scope of ACE in Australia. Volume 1: Implications for Improved Data Collection and Reporting [and] Volume 2: Analysis of Existing Information in National Education and Training Data Collection.
Borthwick, J.; Knight, B.; Bender, A.; Loveder, P.
These two volumes provide information on the scope of adult and community education (ACE) in Australia and implications for improved data collection and reporting. Volume 1 begins with a glossary. Chapter 1 addresses project objectives and processes and methodology. Chapter 2 analyzes the scope and diversity of ACE in terms of what is currently collected and the information made available through research and consultations for this report. Chapter 3 explores these issues: providers' experience of current data collection arrangements; usefulness to providers of data collected currently; gaps in information collected; extent and kind of data used by providers locally; and possible impact of the goods and services tax (GST) on ACE. Chapter 4 considers the feasibility and costs of expanding the current collection requirements. Appendixes include technical notes and a tabular national overview of ACE. Volume 2 is an analysis of existing information in national education and training data collection. Chapter 1 delineates the scope of data collection: activity as reported by representative bodies for ACE providers and organizations; education and training delivered by community centers; and personal enrichment and training activity. Chapter 2 analyzes data by entire ACE sector and six segments of the nationally reported ACE sector (personal enrichment and VET programs categorized by delivery service and reporting method). (YLB)
For full text: http://www.ncver.edu.au/research/commercial/op229v1.pdf and http://www.ncver.edu.au/research/commercial/op229v2.pdf.
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Australian National Training Authority, Melbourne.
Authoring Institution: National Centre for Vocational Education Research, Leabrook (Australia).
Identifiers - Location: Australia