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Rahyuda, Agoes Ganesha; Soltani, Ebrahim; Syed, Jawad – International Journal of Training Research, 2018
Based on a review of the literature on post-training transfer interventions, this paper offers a conceptual model that elucidates potential mechanisms through which two types of post-training transfer intervention (relapse prevention and proximal plus distal goal setting) influence the transfer of training. We explain how the application of…
Descriptors: Intervention, Transfer of Training, Literature Reviews, Trainees
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Everingham, Nancy; McLean, David; Mancini, Jane; Mitton, Amber; Williams, Melanie – International Journal of Training Research, 2018
This paper explores a pilot project in which three VET teachers in an Australian dual-sector university trialled a scholarship framework by undertaking a small ethnographic inquiry into current practices in their respective industries. The framework defined a method for engaging with industry while simultaneously developing VET teacher capability…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Pilot Projects, Scholarship, Ethnography
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Jambo, Svenja; Pilz, Matthias – International Journal of Training Research, 2018
India is a growing country in terms of both the number of young people and its economic expansion. Therefore, skilling is crucial both at policy level and for educational institutions. Yet, apart from general statements concerning the 'lack of attractiveness of vocational education', no research-based findings exist about this topic in India.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Industrial Training, Institutes (Training Programs)
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Chesters, Jenny – International Journal of Training Research, 2018
Between 1983 and 1993, grade 7/8 to grade 12 apparent retention rates more than doubled and secondary schools developed vocational education and training (VET) programmes as alternative pathways through secondary school. Previous research indicates that participation in VET programmes is associated with having low-educated parents and/or attending…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Background, Vocational High Schools, Nontraditional Education
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Pasura, Rinos – International Journal of Training Research, 2018
The redesign of the Australian vocational education and training (VET) sector in the early 1990s changed the way the sector has been traditionally structured, organised and most importantly financed and delivered. This VET policy change led to a market model of education and a subsequent increase in the participation of private VET providers and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Education, Migration, Foreign Students
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McKenzie, Mary; Harreveld, Roberta; Blayney, William – International Journal of Training Research, 2018
This paper explores the teaching of beauty therapy in the Australian Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector. It uses the theoretical concept of bio-power to examine how the body is compliant with intimate treatments in the name of beauty. Bio-power makes visible the anatomical and biological transformation and re-formation of the human…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Human Body, Aesthetics, Biology
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Redmond, Petrea – International Journal of Training Research, 2017
The quality of vocation education and training (VET) teaching in Australia has long been contested. Six Australian universities jointly conducted an online survey exploring the experiences of practitioners who were undertaking undergraduate studies in VET. This paper explores the experiences of VET practitioners as students in one regional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education Teachers, Vocational Education, Teacher Qualifications
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Downing, Jillian J. – International Journal of Training Research, 2017
This paper reports on a doctoral study that investigated an alternative pedagogical approach in an online VET teacher-education course offered at a mid-sized university in Australia. Students in the course were mature-aged and adding study to their role as in-service VET teachers. Building on previous research, a set of design principles was…
Descriptors: Design Requirements, Educational Principles, Theory Practice Relationship, Doctoral Programs
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Harris, Roger – International Journal of Training Research, 2017
Francesca Beddie asserts that "history … currently plays little part in governmental processes and does not meet its potential as a contributor to wider policy debate." Adopting a book-ends approach in analysing two critical periods of time four decades apart--1974-81 and 2011-16--this paper examines key issues in Australian VET teacher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Educational History, Teacher Education
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Schmidt, Teressa – International Journal of Training Research, 2017
The concept of "advanced skills" for vocational education and training (VET) teachers is a little-debated topic in the discourse about quality in Australian VET, yet arguably what makes for a "good" VET teacher ought to be a prominent issue. There has however, been some sporadic interest in the topic with Mitchell, in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education Teachers, Vocational Education, Teaching Skills
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Brown, Mike – International Journal of Training Research, 2017
This article examines issues and challenges associated with the provision of effective professional teacher education for vocational education and training in schools (VETiS) teachers. Current minimum levels of qualifications for VETiS teachers are argued to be inadequate for the complexity of preparing senior secondary students for work in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Vocational Education Teachers, Teacher Education
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Smith, Erica; Yasukawa, Keiko – International Journal of Training Research, 2017
The quality of teaching in the vocational education and training (VET) sector in Australia has been an area of concern for much of the twenty-first century (e.g. Department of Education and Training, 2016). While much debate has taken place about ways forward, there has been little substantive progress in reforming the education and professional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Qualifications, Teacher Characteristics, Vocational Education Teachers
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Palesy, Debra – International Journal of Training Research, 2017
Classroom training sessions for new home care workers (HCWs) are often brief and ad hoc, varying in format and content. Yet the application of this training may be central to worker and client safety. A qualitative approach was adopted for this inquiry, comprising two separate but related practical studies. In the first, exploratory study,…
Descriptors: Workplace Literacy, Career Readiness, Qualitative Research, Intervention
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Hodge, Brad; Wright, Brad; Bennett, Pauleen – International Journal of Training Research, 2017
In order to improve transfer following training, it is important to understand what the training alters for each individual. We sought to develop a better understanding of the underlying mechanisms implicated in successful training. A questionnaire modelled on the Theory of Planned Behaviour (ToPB) was used to compare two distinct, academic skills…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Skill Development, Skill Analysis, Intention
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Jackson, Denise; Ferns, Sonia; Rowbottom, David; Mclaren, Diane – International Journal of Training Research, 2017
This study trialled a Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) Advisory Service, provided by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Western Australia (CCIWA) in collaboration with four WA universities. The service was established to broker relationships between industry and universities, support employers engaged in WIL and enhance the WIL experience for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Experience, Corporate Education, Partnerships in Education
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