Employability Skills: Revisiting the Key Competencies or a new way forward?

Catherine M. Down

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    Over the past few years, there has been considerable research activity into the need for and role of generic skills within vocational education and training. This activity reflects an increase in industry enterprise demand for the generic skills necessary for work organisation, contingency management, problem solving and working collaborativelyThis paper reports on two ANTA initiatives aimed at identifying effective approaches to the inclusion, within vocational education and training, of a set of generic skills, identified by the Business Council of Australia, which have been given the collective title of Employability Skills. These initiatives are concerned with the development of models for the recognition and certification of the employability skills within Training Package programs as preparation for wider consultation with vocational education and training stakeholders.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationEnriching learning cultures, 11th International Conference on Post-compulsory Education and Training
    EditorsIrena Yashin-Shaw Jean Searle, Dick Roebuck Dick Roebuck
    Place of PublicationBrisbane, Queensland
    PublisherGriffith University
    Number of pages8
    ISBN (Electronic)1875378510
    Publication statusPublished - 2003
    EventInternational Conference on Post-compulsory Education and Training - Crowne Plaza, Surfers Paradise, QLD, Australia
    Duration: 01 Dec 200303 Dec 2003


    ConferenceInternational Conference on Post-compulsory Education and Training


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