Conference Archives 2014
AVETRA 17th Annual Conference Sufers Paradise – Queensland
“Informing Changes in VET Policy and Practice: The Central Role of Research”
Surfers Paradise, Qld, Australia
22 – 24 April 2014
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Work(er) driven innovation
Spaces for learning: restor(y)ing identities and perspectives through reflective autobiography
Delivering Higher Education in TAFE NSW: Exploring the pedagogy of VET teachers
Outcomes of incorporating e-learning in school VET delivery: How has Gen Y benefited from the 1:1 laptop program?
Historical influences on Vocational Education and Training inVietnam
Thi Hanh Tien Ho®
Learning Pathways for Economic Enterprise in Remote Aboriginal Communities: Are Certificate IIIs the ticket?
Midlife blindness and employability: the correlation between societal perceptions of blind people and those who support their employment
Distance-based learners navigating between remote and work-based learning contexts
Successful transitions into the labour market for equity groups
Where are the female trades teachers? A study of views on increasing the number of female trades teachers
Failure to Launch: A case of career transition from trade to teacher terminated
Amplifying the voice of remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander VET stakeholders using research methodologies: Volume 1
Education for Sustainability: an enabler of quality VET pedagogy?
What do senior figures in Australian VET and industrial relations think about the concept of skill in work?
Erica Smith, Andy Smith, Ian Hampson, Anne Junor®
Expertise and the representation of knowledge in Training Packages
Assessment of unskilled adults’ prior learning – fair to whom?
Teacher professionalization in relation to retention strategies. Do teacher training activities have any impact on drop-out rates in adult education?
Credit transfer rates at a regional university on the path towards dual sector status
NCVER funded research for the research theme Students and individuals (1999-2012)
Staff perspectives about gamefully designing Charles Darwin University
Geographical dimensions of imagined futures: post school participation in education and work in peri-urban and regional’Australia
Sue Webb, Ros Black, Ruth Morton, Sue Plowright and Reshmi Roy , Monash University Faculty of Education®
Does education and training for remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders lead to ‘real’ jobs? Evidence from the 2011 Census
Self-directed learning and apprenticeships: An emerging grounded study
Deviating from the norm: promoting innovative student pathways
How does VET research make an impact? Paths across the rickety bridge.