Who are the clients and stakeholders? What are their needs? Engineering technician education in Australia

Dowling, David (2011) Who are the clients and stakeholders? What are their needs? Engineering technician education in Australia. In: 3rd Annual Vocational Education Summit (IIR 2011) , 21-22 Nov 2011, Melbourne, Australia.

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Abstract

When developing education and training programs, providers
are expected to meet industry needs. Identifying stakeholders' needs can be a costly, difficult, and time-consuming process which is why it is often neglected or only given superficial consideration. The presentation will use the outcomes of a number of research projects undertaken in 2010 and 2011 to explore the following issues;
• Workforce needs
• The characteristics of AQF Level 6 VET and HE engineering programs
• Student and employer perspectives
• The roles of industry organisations
• Stakeholder engagement to develop graduate outcomes for a program
• Issues and opportunities


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Surveying and Land Information
Date Deposited: 01 Jul 2013 23:39
Last Modified: 30 Jan 2017 00:28
Uncontrolled Keywords: engineering technician education; VET engineering; case study; employment; employer needs
Fields of Research : 14 Economics > 1402 Applied Economics > 140211 Labour Economics
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150303 Corporate Governance and Stakeholder Engagement
13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130213 Vocational Education and Training Curriculum and Pedagogy
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970113 Expanding Knowledge in Education
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/20541

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