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By Felix Rauner, Rupert Maclean

Technical and vocational schooling and coaching (TVET) examine has develop into a famous and well-defined zone of interdisciplinary examine. this is often the 1st instruction manual of its sort that in particular concentrates on study and examine tools in TVET.

The book’s sections specialise in specific points of the sector, beginning with a presentation of the genesis of TVET learn. They additional function study on the subject of coverage, making plans and perform. quite a few components of TVET learn are lined, together with at the vocational disciplines and on TVET platforms. Case reports illustrate diversified techniques to TVET study, and the ultimate part of the booklet offers examine tools, together with interview and remark tools, in addition to of experimentation and development.

This guide presents a complete assurance of TVET learn in a global context, and, with distinctive specialise in learn and learn equipment, it's a state-of-the-art source and reference.

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Issues around solving current and future skills shortages in industry dominate the Australian training landscape as do ways of fast-tracking VET trainees (especially apprentices) into the workforce to help meet the skill shortages being experienced in the Australian economy. VET research in Australia has, for some time now, been demand-side driven, being advised by extensive consultations with the sector; however, a considerable amount of research is still supply-side and investigator-driven. Ensuring that the beneficiaries of the research have the opportunity to communicate their own research needs is essential; however, actively engaging with the research community itself and participating in the research will be equally important in the future.

44 Compared to countries with an apprenticeship tradition, the French ↑ initial vocational education system was developed late and has remained socially and economically undervalued. Indeed, the French system is traditionally represented as being meritocratic and as privileging general education (VERDIER 2001). Vocational education is the “poor relation” of the education system. The apprenticeship training system was dismantled in the 19th century as a result of the abolition of the trade guilds and corporation during the French Revolution.

The research themes relate more closely to economic and social policy imperatives. With the advent of national statistical collections and student outcome and tracer surveys, quantitative research as well as major ↑ longitudinal studies are becoming increasingly commonplace in Australia and allow the system to gauge the efficacy of particular policies and programs. The national VET ↑ statistics, surveys and research, for example, underpin the Annual National Report of the VET sector produced by the federal government each year and which is tabled in the Australian parliament.

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