ERIC Number: ED476350
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Sep
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)
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Business Education, Career Education, Coordination, Education Work Relationship, Educational Cooperation, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Entrepreneurship, Literature Reviews, Needs Assessment, Partnerships in Education, Postsecondary Education, School Business Relationship, Secondary Education, State of the Art Reviews, Theory Practice Relationship, Vocational Education
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
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Australia; United Kingdom; United States