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1 Introduction
1.1 What the Commission has been asked to do
1.2 VET and human capital
1.3 Why focus on the VET workforce?
1.4 Conduct of the study
1.5 Other research initiatives in this area
1.6 Structure of the report
2 The VET sector
2.1 Origins of the VET sector
2.2 Defining the sector
2.3 The VET sector today
3 Profiling the VET workforce
3.1 Describing the different types of VET workers
3.2 Size of the VET workforce
3.3 Characteristics of the VET workforce
3.4 Career pathways of VET workers
4 Government involvement in the VET sector
4.1 Public and private benefits of education and training
4.2 Rationales for government intervention in VET
4.3 Forms of government intervention in VET
4.4 The increasing role of market forces in the VET sector
5 What do students and employers expect from VET?
5.1 Student expectations and experiences of VET
5.2 Employer expectations and experiences of VET
6 Implications of a changing environment for the VET workforce
6.1 Demographic trends
6.2 Economic changes
6.3 Skills policy agenda
7.2 Improving the workforce database
8 Ensuring workforce capacity and efficiency
8.1 Labour productivity is important for capacity
8.2 Factors affecting attraction and retention
8.3 Attracting specific groups
8.4 Reforms to enhance capacity and efficiency
9 Workforce capability — background and evidence
9.1 What capabilities does the workforce require?
9.2 Institutional settings relevant to capability
9.4 Workforce capability gaps?
9.5 Industry currency
10 Improving the workforce’s capability
10.1 Minimum qualifications for trainers and assessors
10.2 Professional development beyond the Certificate IV
10.3 Potential national approaches to VET workforce development
11 The Commission’s proposals
11.1 What can be expected from the proposals?
11.2 Implementation timeframes
A List of submissions, visits, consultations and roundtables
B Detailed data on VET activity
B.1 Dimensions of training output
B.2 Diversity of the sector
Attachment Estimates of total VET activity from SET
C Detailed VET workforce statistics
C.1 Detailed profile of the VET workforce
C.2 Career pathways in VET
C.3 Recruitment and salaries
C.4 Data sources
C.5 Estimation of the size of the VET workforce
D System performance
D.1 Effectiveness of the VET system
D.2 Productivity of the VET system
E Detailed institutional and government arrangements
E.1 Governance and regulation
E.2 State and Territory approaches to VET
F Overseas and other models
F.1 Introduction
F.2 Cross country evidence from the European Union and the OECD
F.3 VET workforce in the United Kingdom
F.4 VET workforce in the United States
F.5 VET workforce in Germany
F.6 VET in New Zealand
F.7 School teachers in Australia
F.8 Higher education lecturers in Australia
F.9 Accountants in Australia
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Vocational Workforce

Vocational Workforce

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Published by: Francisco Carrillo on Mar 26, 2012
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