Show simple item record

dc.contributor.authorSmith, Erica
dc.contributor.authorHodge, Steven
dc.contributor.authorYasukawa, Keiko
dc.date.accessioned2018-04-03T06:45:42Z
dc.date.available2018-04-03T06:45:42Z
dc.date.issued2015
dc.identifier.issn1359-6748en_US
dc.identifier.doi10.1080/13596748.2015.1081752en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/101521
dc.description.abstractIn Australia, the question of the level and nature of qualifications for vocational education and training (VET) teachers is a highly contested and political topic. VET teachers are only required to have a pre-university, certificate level pedagogical qualification, the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. They possess substantially lower-level qualifications than teachers in other education sectors, although this was not always the case. The paper reports on research which investigated the experiences of VET teacher-education students studying for university qualifications. The research was undertaken in response to requests from policy stakeholders for evidence about the efficacy of higher-level qualifications. The research indicated student satisfaction with their courses and an alignment between what they saw as the benefits with the identified challenges of VET teaching. They also suggested areas for improvement. The findings are analysed with relation to the findings of a Productivity Commission inquiry into the VET workforce, which identified a number of capability gaps.en_US
dc.description.peerreviewedYesen_US
dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.publisherRoutledgeen_US
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom419en_US
dc.relation.ispartofpageto433en_US
dc.relation.ispartofissue4en_US
dc.relation.ispartofjournalResearch in Post-Compulsory Educationen_US
dc.relation.ispartofvolume20en_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchContinuing and Community Educationen_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchEducational Administration, Management and Leadershipen_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode130101en_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode130304en_US
dc.titleVET teacher education in Australian universities: who are the students and what are their views about their courses?en_US
dc.typeJournal articleen_US
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Peer Reviewed (HERDC)en_US
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articlesen_US
gro.hasfulltextNo Full Text


Files in this item

FilesSizeFormatView

There are no files associated with this item.

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

  • Journal articles
    Contains articles published by Griffith authors in scholarly journals.

Show simple item record