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Fruit of the poison tree - The problem of non-competent trainers

So what happens when a trainer or assessor who is not-competent assesses someone as competent?

So I have been involved in a number of discussions recently about the quality of delivery and assessment of the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and the resulting competence of ‘trainers’ as a result of that.   891 more words

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Too much higher education?

In many develop countries it has been government policy for some time to secure growing levels of participation in higher education. While I was President of Dublin City University the Irish government had a target participation rate of over 60 per cent. 323 more words

Higher Education

Funding, Funding, Funding - Providing real sustainable Vocational Outcomes

I was talking with a group of industry friends last week, some TAFE, some non-public and some non VET people thrown into the mix and as it often does the issues of funding, market contestability and VET-FEE HELP came up.   811 more words

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Managing a vocational education organisation: Part Two - Product push disguised as vocational education

    

 2015

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Vocational Education

Managing a vocational education organisation: Part One - Conceptual Frameworks

 2015

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Be patient.

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Metacognition: awareness of what one does and doesn’t know - improve the quality of teaching in adult education

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Authors: The Teaching Excellence in Adult Literacy (TEAL)  Center staff, Reviewed by: David Scanlon, Boston College,  https://teal.ed.gov/tealguide/metacognitive

About the TEAL Center: The Teaching Excellence in Adult Literacy (TEAL) Center is a project of the U.S. 2,151 more words

Vocational Education

Lack of VET "thinking" still prominent - a matter for Policy Reform

 2015

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Ball (1989) documented the emergence in OECD countries of policies, programs and projects designed to develop what he terms ‘enterprise skills’ which are defined as: 748 more words

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