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Conference Archives 2012

AVETRA 15th Annual Conference
The Value and Voice of VET Research for individuals, industry,community and the nation

Thursday, 12 – Friday, 13 April 2012
Rydges Capital Hill, ACT 

AVETRA 2012 conference proceedings meet Australian DEEWR requirements for refereeing, F1 Conference Publications – Full written paper – Refereed. The ® symbol indicates that the full written paper is double-blind refereed by peers and revised to take into account the referees’ recommendations. The paper is the full written version of the conference paper (not the abstract or extended abstract), presented at the 2012 AVETRA conference. The author’s affiliations and contact emails can be found on each paper. Papers without the ® symbol are non-refereed.

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Programme 2012
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Papers and Powerpoint Presentations 2012

Key Note Presentations

Pragmatic Leadership: national principles: local practices
Tom Short

Presentation 

First year apprentices' experiences in the workplace 
Selena Chan 

Presentation

Developing green skills through TAFE across Victoria
Dr Mike Brown

Presentation

Introducing mandatory training systems? 
Sue Bahn and Llandis Barratt-Pugh

Presentation

Making the links between quality training, graduate destinations and building alumni in TAFE
Kate Dempsey

Presentation

Developing green skills through a regional TAFE
Dr Mike Brown

Presentation

Using the ‘transition systems’ literature to understand the position of VET in Australia
Leesa Wheelahan

Presentation

Guaranteeing what in a contestable market? 
John Pardy 

Presentation 

Harnessing community voices to create educational opportunity
Barbara Cram, Leanne Atkinson, Rachel Jones & Anthony Mayne

Presentation 

African refugees: improving employment outcomes through training and work placements
Ibrahim Diab

Presentation

Investing in worker learning: the role of a manager as a learning facilitator
Rosalind Carter

Presentation

Move Modelling Vocational Excellence International 

Presentation

Using workplace learning theory to understand novice teacher experience
Steven Hodge and Lauri Grace

Presentation

 Skills shortages and industry renewal: rethinking work and occupational knowledge when recognising prior learning

Presentation

Exploring Cultural-Historical Activity Theory (CHAT) as a tool for investigating workers’ literacy and numeracy practices.
Keiko Yasukawa, Tony Brown, Stephen Black 

Presentation

The National Custodian’: How interest groups and academics try to stop working people get qualifications
Erica Smith

Presentation

Lifting the Lid on Completion Rates
Alice Bednarz 

Presentation

Conceiving higher vocational education and training:
fault lines, potential, and feminising the
Australian Qualifications Framework. 
David McLean

Presentation

This is it folks, over the top!
How do we lead from the frontline in the changing vet environment? What skills and capabilities do our frontline vet educational leaders require?
Linda Simon and Annette Bonnici

Presentation

Pathways following the highway, taking the scenic route or journeying through the dreaming
Eva McRae-Williams, John Guenther

Presentation

In search of the missing link in VET delivery
Homi Azemikhah

Presentation

Apprenticeship Pedagogies in a Tasmanian Registered Training Organisation: What do Teachers say?
Rod Mason

Presentation

The role of VET and VCAL in the field of music/music Industry Education
Rohan Nethsinghe

Paper

Presentation

The Intercultural Approach to VET Teaching and Learning
Ly Thi Tran

Presentation

Promises and expectations between apprentices, trainers and their employers
Ros Brennan Kemmis AM, Sharon Aher, Diane Middleton 

Presentation

Evaluating the effectiveness of Plumbing and Gas-fitting Pre-Trade Programmes in New Zealand
Anthony Wareham

Presentation

Learner Pathways: Meeting the higher skills and qualifications agenda
Allison Miller

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