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Quality Vocational Education And Training Through Technology-Enabled Learning And Teaching, Chi Kit, Ronald Chung 2013 Vocational Training Council

Quality Vocational Education And Training Through Technology-Enabled Learning And Teaching, Chi Kit, Ronald Chung

Practical Social and Industrial Research Symposium

No abstract provided.


Australian Core Skills Framework (Acsf), Philippa Mclean, Kate Perkins, David Tout, Kath Brewer, Linda Wyse 2013 Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

Australian Core Skills Framework (Acsf), Philippa Mclean, Kate Perkins, David Tout, Kath Brewer, Linda Wyse

David (Dave) Tout

The Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) provides a rich, detailed picture of real life performance in the five core skills of: Learning, Reading, Writing, Oral Communication and Numeracy. These skills are essential for individuals to participate effectively in our society. They are inextricably interwoven into all parts of our lives, being directly or indirectly linked to the physical, social and economic wellbeing of individuals, workplace productivity and safety, community interaction and capacity, and ultimately to Australia’s economic and community wellbeing. The ACSF reflects contemporary use of English in Australia. The ACSF has been developed to facilitate a consistent national ...


The Impact Of Demographics On 21st Century Education, Norman Eng 2013 CUNY City College

The Impact Of Demographics On 21st Century Education, Norman Eng

Publications and Research

Do all students need STEM education or should it be focused primarily on the mathematically and scientifically inclined? Here, demographics may hold the key to such questions from which a 21st century education model should be based on.


Tradition And Future: Vet In Hong Kong, A New Perspective, Carrie Yau 2013 Vocational Training Council

Tradition And Future: Vet In Hong Kong, A New Perspective, Carrie Yau

Staff Publications

As the Hong Kong economy had experienced several rounds of structural changes during the past 30 years, the vocational education and training (VET) systems in Hong Kong had also undergone much transformation throughout the same period. In particular, modern VET in Hong Kong, which started to take root in mid-2000s, has gradually evolved through a series of well-planned, pro-active and concerted efforts masterminded by the Vocational Training Council (VTC) of Hong Kong.

VTC turned out a quarter of a million trainees per year to meet industries’ need at the craftsman, technician and technologist level. Riding on a conceptual framework of ...


Where To Vocational Education In Kenya? Is Analysing Training And Development Needs The Answer To The Challenges In This Sector?, Susan W. Ngure 2013 Edith Cowan University

Where To Vocational Education In Kenya? Is Analysing Training And Development Needs The Answer To The Challenges In This Sector?, Susan W. Ngure

ECU Publications 2013

This paper examines training and development (T&D) systems in the technical, vocational education and training (TVET) in Kenya. It is in response to the Kenya Vision 2030 document that identifies TVET as the anchor of its economic pillar through science, technology and innovation to boost Kenya’s industrialisation status. The document notes that skills training faces challenges such as mismatch of skills between the training institutions and the industry, and disparities in accessibility at all levels. This paper seeks to explore whether the accurate assessment of training needs is the answer to the challenges faced by the training program. Data for this study were collected from scrutinising previous research papers and government documents, interviews with four senior education officers drawn from the education ministries and the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD), six trainers from technical training institutes and two from a youth polytechnic. Observations were made in the TVET institutions participating in this study. Data were analysed using content analysis and presented by means of description. Findings identified the following challenges: a rigid and unresponsive curriculum, inadequate methods of training and development needs assessment (T&DNA), lack of stakeholder involvement in curriculum design, inadequate numbers of specialised staff at the KICD, poor training methods, obsolete tools and insufficient equipment, political interference and multiple providers. The author concludes that the introduction of a comprehensive T&DNA is indeed a prerequisite for a relevant and adaptive T&D program; however, additional factors such as the right equipment, qualified trainers, a conducive economic, social and political environment, and sound program coordination are also essential to its success. The paper is divided into seven sections: introduction, background to the research, problem statement, methodology, findings, discussion and research conclusions.


The Amazing Twitter List Race, Michelle Carr Hassler 2013 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The Amazing Twitter List Race, Michelle Carr Hassler

Faculty Publications, College of Journalism & Mass Communications

The goal of this assignment is to show students how curating lists on Twitter can help them discover news sources, monitor what is happening in their community and develop story ideas. They complete the assignment as part of a friendly competition in which each student tries to develop a Twitter list with the most news sources. Students often do not follow local news closely and struggle to come up with strong story ideas. This assignment helps them focus by creating one place where they can keep current on events and be inspired.


Stakeholders' Perceptions Of Technical, Vocational Education And Training : The Case Of Kenyan Micro And Small Enterprises In The Motor Vehicle Service And Repair Industry, Susan W. Ngure 2013 Edith Cowan University

Stakeholders' Perceptions Of Technical, Vocational Education And Training : The Case Of Kenyan Micro And Small Enterprises In The Motor Vehicle Service And Repair Industry, Susan W. Ngure

Theses: Doctorates and Masters

Technical, vocational education and training (TVET) in Kenya has undergone major changes since colonialists introduced it at the beginning of the twentieth century. Since then, TVET has evolved in the areas of science, technology and innovation to provide skills that will propel the country to middle-level industrialised status by the year 2030. However, current training and development (T&D) processes in Kenya have been criticised for being rigid and irrelevant to industry, creating a mismatch of skills produced by the training institutions and those demanded by the industry; it is upon this criticism that this research is built. The focus of this thesis is to analyse key stakeholders‘ perceptions of TVET in the micro and small enterprises (MSE) in the motor vehicle service and repair industry (MVRSI). In Kenya vocational ...


The Ecology Of Vocation, Terri L. Elton 2012 Luther Seminary

The Ecology Of Vocation, Terri L. Elton

Faculty Publications

Those who care about the future of the church have a vested interest in both the quantity and the quality of candidates preparing for ministry in this generation and into the next. And it is easy to see those pastors as the product of a series of independent and individualized decisions. A college student, for example, meets with her pastor to discuss her future. Or an engineer sits at the kitchen table with his wife asking if they have the money for him to quit his job and head off to seminary. The future of ministry does indeed depend on ...


A Comparison Of Air Traffic Control Knowledge And Performance, Mark Powell 2012 Old Dominion University

A Comparison Of Air Traffic Control Knowledge And Performance, Mark Powell

OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers

The problem of this study was to compare the expectations and skill level of graduates of the Advanced Radar Air Traffic Control (ARATC) Course with the students receiving On-the-Job Training (OJT) to determine whether it is necessary for controllers to attend the ARATC course at the ATC School.


A Qualitative Study On Student Reflections During Early Childhood Education Placement, Yiu Fai, James Au 2012 Hong Kong Institute ofVocational Education (Sha Tin), Vocational Training Council

A Qualitative Study On Student Reflections During Early Childhood Education Placement, Yiu Fai, James Au

Practical Social and Industrial Research Symposium

No abstract provided.


Multidimensional Rasch Analysis For Vocational Education Assessments, Wai Wing, Eric Kwan 2012 Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (HakingWong), Vocational Training Council

Multidimensional Rasch Analysis For Vocational Education Assessments, Wai Wing, Eric Kwan

Practical Social and Industrial Research Symposium

No abstract provided.


Transforming Industry Practitioners Into Vocational Teachers: New Teacher Training In Vocational Education And Training, Yuk Kwan, Ricky Ng, Po San, Cecilia Leung, Kit Man, Gloria Chung, Lai Fong, Annie Lau 2012 Vocational Training Council

Transforming Industry Practitioners Into Vocational Teachers: New Teacher Training In Vocational Education And Training, Yuk Kwan, Ricky Ng, Po San, Cecilia Leung, Kit Man, Gloria Chung, Lai Fong, Annie Lau

Practical Social and Industrial Research Symposium

No abstract provided.


An Effective Learning Model To Support Student Development At The Hong Kong Institute Of Vocational Education, Sui Man, Anita Leung 2012 HK Institute of Vocational Education (Tsing Yi), Vocational Training Council

An Effective Learning Model To Support Student Development At The Hong Kong Institute Of Vocational Education, Sui Man, Anita Leung

Practical Social and Industrial Research Symposium

No abstract provided.


Effects Of Memory Skills Intervention On Student Performance, Wai Ning, Kris Wong 2012 Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong, Vocational Training Council

Effects Of Memory Skills Intervention On Student Performance, Wai Ning, Kris Wong

Practical Social and Industrial Research Symposium

No abstract provided.


Educational Research For Today’S Higher Education Institutions: The Why And How, Lin Shu, David Lim 2012 Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong, Vocational Training Council

Educational Research For Today’S Higher Education Institutions: The Why And How, Lin Shu, David Lim

Practical Social and Industrial Research Symposium

No abstract provided.


Australian Core Skills Framework (Acsf), Philippa Mclean, Kate Perkins, David Tout, Kath Brewer, Linda Wyse 2012 Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

Australian Core Skills Framework (Acsf), Philippa Mclean, Kate Perkins, David Tout, Kath Brewer, Linda Wyse

Transition and Post-School Education and Training

The Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) provides a rich, detailed picture of real life performance in the five core skills of: Learning, Reading, Writing, Oral Communication and Numeracy.

These skills are essential for individuals to participate effectively in our society. They are inextricably interwoven into all parts of our lives, being directly or indirectly linked to the physical, social and economic wellbeing of individuals, workplace productivity and safety, community interaction and capacity, and ultimately to Australia’s economic and community wellbeing. The ACSF reflects contemporary use of English in Australia.

The ACSF has been developed to facilitate a consistent national ...


Building 21st Century Business Skills In High School Business Classrooms Using Digital Games And Simulations, Stacy Marcus 2012 University of Northern Iowa

Building 21st Century Business Skills In High School Business Classrooms Using Digital Games And Simulations, Stacy Marcus

Graduate Research Papers

Digital games and simulations are often seen as fun activities to reward students but their potential is much greater. This literature review examined how integrating digital games and simulations into secondary business curriculum can help students build the skills needed for the 21st century workplace in an environment that is conducive to how they learn best. The effects of digital games and simulations on student motivation are also examined as well as how to assess student learning while using these tools. The information found came from peer-reviewed journals, books, and studies from the Web. Digital games and simulations have proven ...


Partnering For College And Career Readiness, Mary Beth Schaefer, Lourdes M. Rivera 2011 St. John's University

Partnering For College And Career Readiness, Mary Beth Schaefer, Lourdes M. Rivera

Faculty Publications

The call for educators to include college and career readiness learning standards across their curricula affords schools and universities the opportunity to create meaningful collaborations. This article presents research highlighting the importance of providing college and career opportunities in middle and high school and describes a college-school partnership that enables two examples of college and career readiness programs. Both programs emerge from collaborative efforts among university faculty, teachers and administration.


Enrollment Of Students With Disabilities In Career And Technical Education, Cory C. Johnson 2011 University of Northern Iowa

Enrollment Of Students With Disabilities In Career And Technical Education, Cory C. Johnson

Theses and Dissertations @ UNI

The enrollment patterns of students with and without disabilities in Career and Technical Education (CTE) were examined. Data were collected from the transcripts and Individualized Education Plans (IEP) of 27 students with disabilities and the transcripts of 27 students without disabilities from three school districts at the end of their senior year. The data were analyzed using descriptive statistical analyses to describe differences between the enrollment patterns of students with and without disabilities as well as between students with different types and severity of disability. Overall, students in special education earned more CTE credits than students in general education. Additionally ...


A Cad/Cam/Cnc Curriculum For High School Students, Cory Patrick Torppa 2010 Central Washington University

A Cad/Cam/Cnc Curriculum For High School Students, Cory Patrick Torppa

All Graduate Projects

The need for CAD/CAM/CNC curriculum for Washington State was researched. Based on research a resource workbook for CAD/CAM/CNC was in demand. In order to meet the demand for CAD/CAM/CNC curriculum and bridge the gap between the state standards, drafting frameworks, STEM curriculum, increased focus on implementation within multiple disciplines, providing a starting point for teachers who want to use CNC machinery in their program, and prepare students for quality jobs and careers related to CAD/CAM/CNC, a workbook was created. The workbook includes 27 hands-on lessons and projects, student handouts, applied STEM problems ...


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