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ERIC Number: ED476350
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Sep
Pages: 111
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
ECEF Research Forum Report, September 2001.
This document presents a record of the content covered at a 2-day research forum on linking research, policy, and practice in vocational education and training (VET) and on school-to-work transitions in Australia. The first half of the document contains the following materials from and about day 1 of the forum: an executive summary; a list of key general themes; the papers "Setting the Scene--Some Basic Facts about VET" (Harris van Beek) and "Policy Research: Lessons and Suggestions from a Practitioner" (Meredith Edwards); a summary of the paper "Marshalling Research to Influence Policy Change--A Recent Victorian Case Study" (Jack Keating); the paper "Structured Workplace Learning: Research Findings and Gaps" (Phillip McKenzie); summaries of the paper "Career Education: What We Know. What We Need to Know" (Wendy Patton) and "Enterprise Education" (John Breen); and the papers "Why Partnerships?" (Jacqueline Shimeld), "Partnerships: Employer Perspectives" (Richard Curtain), and "Partnerships from an Industry Perspective" (Gillian Bright). The second half of the document contains the following papers from day 2: "Notes from a Research and Community Partnership in Whittlesea" (John Spierings); "Priorities for Action--Information from Practitioners' Application Forms" (Helen Strickland); and "Case Study of Campbelltown Full Service Schools Program" (a dialogue between Jenny Woolfe and Margaret Vickers). Also included are the following items: priorities for research action and action plans; the paper "ECEF Chair: Closing Remarks (Harris Van Beek). The appendix contains the texts of the papers by Jack Keating, Wendy Patton, and David Birch; information from the action plan discussions; and a list of attendees. (MN)
For full text: http://www.ecef.com.au/web/km/KMGateway.nsf/ECEF/Research_Forum_R epor52GBCE?OpenDocument.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Australia; United Kingdom; United States