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
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Papers and Powerpoint Presentations 2012
Key Note Presentations
Pragmatic Leadership: national principles: local practices
First year apprentices' experiences in the workplace
Developing green skills through TAFE across Victoria
Dr Mike Brown
Introducing mandatory training systems?
Sue Bahn and Llandis Barratt-Pugh
Making the links between quality training, graduate destinations and building alumni in TAFE
Developing green skills through a regional TAFE
Dr Mike Brown
Using the ‘transition systems’ literature to understand the position of VET in Australia
Guaranteeing what in a contestable market?
Harnessing community voices to create educational opportunity
Barbara Cram, Leanne Atkinson, Rachel Jones & Anthony Mayne
African refugees: improving employment outcomes through training and work placements
Investing in worker learning: the role of a manager as a learning facilitator
Using workplace learning theory to understand novice teacher experience
Steven Hodge and Lauri Grace
Skills shortages and industry renewal: rethinking work and occupational knowledge when recognising prior learning
Exploring Cultural-Historical Activity Theory (CHAT) as a tool for investigating workers’ literacy and numeracy practices.
Keiko Yasukawa, Tony Brown, Stephen Black
The National Custodian’: How interest groups and academics try to stop working people get qualifications
Lifting the Lid on Completion Rates
Conceiving higher vocational education and training:
fault lines, potential, and feminising the
Australian Qualifications Framework.
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
Pathways following the highway, taking the scenic route or journeying through the dreaming
Eva McRae-Williams, John Guenther
In search of the missing link in VET delivery
Apprenticeship Pedagogies in a Tasmanian Registered Training Organisation: What do Teachers say?
The role of VET and VCAL in the field of music/music Industry Education
The Intercultural Approach to VET Teaching and Learning
Ly Thi Tran
Promises and expectations between apprentices, trainers and their employers
Ros Brennan Kemmis AM, Sharon Aher, Diane Middleton
Evaluating the effectiveness of Plumbing and Gas-fitting Pre-Trade Programmes in New Zealand
Learner Pathways: Meeting the higher skills and qualifications agenda