Training Packages: The learning journey to date

Catherine M. Down

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    Abstract

    This paper/presentation reports on a commissioned strategic evaluation undertaken for the Australian National Training Authority on the qualitative impact of the introduction of Training Packages on vocational education and training clients. The research involved collecting the views of over 200 vocational education and training practitioners, bureaucrats, industry personnel and students from all Australian States and Territories. The data collected provides a snapshot of conflicting views about Training Packages.An activity theory approach was used to analyse the data. This resulted in the identification of key contextual issues which act against the adoption of Training Packages and their innovative use by VET practitioners. These issues are systemic in nature and provide an explanation for the polarity of views which, inevitably, result from any discussion of Training Packages.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationChanging Face of VET, 6th Annual Conference of the Australian VET Research Association AVETRA
    Place of PublicationAustralia
    PublisherAVETRA
    Pages1-10
    Number of pages10
    Publication statusPublished - 2003
    EventAnnual Conference of the Australian VET Research Association - Australia Technology Park, Everleigh, NSW, Australia
    Duration: 09 Apr 200311 Apr 2003

    Conference

    ConferenceAnnual Conference of the Australian VET Research Association
    CountryAustralia
    Period09/04/0311/04/03

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    Down, C. M. (2003). Training Packages: The learning journey to date. In Changing Face of VET, 6th Annual Conference of the Australian VET Research Association AVETRA (pp. 1-10). AVETRA.