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Hawse, Sally; Wood, Leigh N. – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2018
This paper reviews literature that explores the role of judgement in professional practice. It discusses how workplace decisions, work activities and reflection on these activities may contribute to the development of wise judgements, or 'wisdom', and how workplaces can leverage these activities for induction and transition to work programmes.…
Descriptors: Entry Workers, Engineering, Evaluative Thinking, Decision Making Skills
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Avis, James – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2018
This literature review engages with a diverse and sometimes contradictory body of work, employing an analytic stance rooted in policy scholarship. It discusses rhetorical constructions of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4th IR), locating these in understandings of the economy rooted in a neo-liberalism which rests upon a capitalist terrain. The…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Industrialization, Neoliberalism, Social Systems
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Cameron, Roslyn; Stuart, Lynne; Bell, Terry – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2017
The poor outcomes in education, training and employment achieved by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia have been well documented. The transition from a traditional Indigenous society to the statuses of mainstream Australian society has been, and continues to be problematic for Indigenous Australians. The participation in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Vocational Education, Student Participation
Khaled, Anne; Gulikers, Judith; Biemans, Harm; van der Wel, Marjan; Mulder, Martin – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2014
The intentions with which hands-on simulations are used in vocational education are not always clear. Also, pedagogical-didactic approaches in hands-on simulations are not well conceptualised from a learning theory perspective. This makes it difficult to pinpoint the added value that hands-on simulations can have in an innovative vocational…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Competence, Educational Innovation, Curriculum Development
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May, Tom – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2013
This article investigates whether the characteristics of feedback identified by the literature can be found within written assessment records for work and competence-based qualifications. It uses a brief literature review and analysis of the formative feedback within 257 learner portfolios. The characteristics identified by the literature are…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Feedback (Response), Qualifications, Competency Based Education
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Davies, Richard Anthony – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2013
In recent years, there has been a concern to re-negotiate the relationships been individual professionals working with the same people. So, for example, healthcare staff are expected to coordinate their activities and "work together." The end point is a collaborating together as a team of professionals often located in the same place.…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Cooperative Planning, Interprofessional Relationship, Undergraduate Study
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Ervin, Lesley; Carter, Bronwyn; Robinson, Priscilla – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2013
Curriculum mapping is an increasingly common concept within the field of education. A joint project between La Trobe University and the Public Health Agency of Canada attempted to map public health competencies with learning objectives from online learning modules developed by the two organisations. As part of this project a literature review was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Curriculum Development, Concept Mapping, Electronic Learning
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Velde, Christine – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2009
The Chinese economy is now a major driver of growth in the world economy. As a consequence, significant reforms were introduced which impacted on its educational systems. China is facing unprecedented pressure to produce skilled individuals to meet the demands of this rapid growth. China is in the unique position of operating in a dual system,…
Descriptors: Curriculum Research, Free Enterprise System, Educational Change, Foreign Countries
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Richardson, William – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2007
This article surveys three strands of development in the further education of young people in England since the Second World War: its institutional evolution, some aspects of the experience of its students and staff, and the political and economic imperatives that have given it shape and direction. The account draws upon a wide range of primary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Young Adults, Adult Education, War
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Finlay, Ian; Hodgson, Ann; Steer, Richard – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2007
In this paper we argue that learning in the workplace can bring considerable benefits for learners and employers. It draws on data from in-depth interviews and secondary sources from eight sites of work-based learning as part of wider research into the effects of five national policy mechanisms within the Learning and Skills Sector. We also have…
Descriptors: Job Skills, Workplace Literacy, Organizational Development, Economic Impact
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Spours, Ken; Coffield, Frank; Gregson, Maggie – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2007
This article reports the views of managers and tutors on the role of policy "levers" on teaching, learning, and inclusion in colleges of Further Education (FE) in our research project, "The impact of policy on learning and inclusion in the Learning and Skills Sector (LSS)." Using data from five research visits conducted over…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Translation, Educational Policy, Government Role
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Gleeson, Denis – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2005
This review discusses the main research findings and conclusions of the Transforming Learning Culture in FE Project, which is part of the Economic and Social Research Council's Teaching and Learning Research Programme (TLRP). This review seeks to address some of the key issues arising from the TLC-FE Project that have a direct bearing on improving…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Foreign Countries, Accountability
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Smith, Erica – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2004
This article is a critical review of policy and literature relating to vocational education and training (VET) in schools in Australia. Over the past decade in Australia, VET in schools has grown considerably so that not only are nearly half of senior school students now involved, but also VET in schools represents around 10% of total VET…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Policy Analysis, Education Work Relationship
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Postlethwaite, Keith; Maull, Wendy – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2003
This article is based on questionnaire data collected in November and December 2001 as part of the first year of fieldwork for the Economic and Social Research Council funded research project "Transforming Learning Cultures in FE" (TLCFE). In this initial survey, 229 questionnaires were returned from 15 learning sites in four further…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Measures (Individuals), Adult Education, Student Attitudes
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Velde, Christine – Journal of Vocational Education and Training: The Vocational Aspect of Education, 1999
Examines the current understanding of competence and move toward a holistic perspective. Uses examples from research to develop an interpretive-relational perspective in which the individual's conception of competence cannot be separated from the context of their work, situation, and experience. (SK)
Descriptors: Competence, Competency Based Education, Holistic Approach, Research Needs
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