Policy Contexts of Vocational, Adult & Community Education

10 Units

This course focuses on the broader policy contexts of vocational, adult and community education in the global environment. It identifies international trends and issues, providing critical analysis of the issues and how these issues may be addressed, with relevance to the local context.

Faculty Faculty of Education and Arts
School School of Education

Not currently offered

Previously offered in 2012, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2005

Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to: Develop a thorough understanding of the current policy contexts in vocational, adult and community education Critically review the current policy issues facing the global context of vocational, adult and community education Demonstrate an understanding of how the broader policy issues affect the local context Identify current policy trends in the global context


Policy contexts National Training approaches Competency based training Workplace change Training reform Workplace learning

Assessment Items
  • Essays / Written Assignments - Assignment 1: 2000 words 40%
  • Essays / Written Assignments - Assignment 2. 3000 words 60%
Contact Hours
  • Integrated Learning: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 13 weeks
Timetable 2018 Course Timetables for EDUC6214
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