VET SECONDARY CURRICULUM 1

EDU4VE1

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is designed to establish a knowledge and skill base for pre-service teachers in the areas of curriculum, pedagogy, planning, assessment, evaluation and reporting for application in Vocational Education and Training (VET) programs provided to students in the senior years of secondary schooling (Years 10-12). The unit is designed to develop pre-service teacher's understanding of contemporary theory, concepts and skills in VET as applied in the school context with a particular focus on developing multiple pathways into workplaces and further education.Theoretical concepts, pedagogical principles, national Training packages and state accredited curriculum structures within VET programs are examined and applied in the design, implementation and evaluation of learning resources that are responsive to the needs of diverse learners.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKaren O'Reilly-Briggs

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be enrolled in Bachelor of Technology Education, EBTE or EBTEB or Graduate Diploma of Technology Education EDGTE and Masters of Teaching

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsTeaching in the VET sector in AustraliaPrescribedBrennan-Kemmis R & Atkins L. (2014).Macksville: David Barlow Publishing
ReadingsVocational Education: purpose, tradition and prospectsRecommendedBillett S. (2011).Dordrecht: Springer.
ReadingsVETiS: how it works in Victoria, VOCALRecommendedBrown M. (2009).Australian Journal of VET in schools, 7, 19-31.
ReadingsEffective teaching strategies: lessons from research and practice, Seventh EditionRecommendedKillen. (2016).Melbourne: Cengage Learning
ReadingsLearning for teaching teaching for learning (3rd edition)RecommendedWhitton D, Barker K, Nosworthy M, Humpries J & Sinclair C (2016)Melbourne: Cengage learning
ReadingsVocational training and assessment (2nd edition)RecommendedHill D, Hill T & Perlitz L (2016)Sydney: McGraw Hill Education
ReadingsHow to teach vocational education: a theory of vocational pedagogy, City & Guilds Centre of Skills Development & Centre for Real World Learning, University of WinRecommendedLucas W, Spencer E, & Claxton G (2012)City & Guilds Centre of Skills Development & Centre for Real World Learning, University of Winchester
Readingssee instance SLGRecommendedsee instance SLGsee instance SLG

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of how VET programs are run within secondary schools. Show understanding of how VET programs relate to Senior secondary certificates, such as VCE VET programs, VCAL, scored assessment, Block credit programs and School based apprenticeships and traineeships (SBATs).

Activities:
Online modules and intensive workshops

02. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the Australian national VET system. Including the quality systems, the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF), Registered Training Organisations, Qualifications, Training packages, Units of competency, and Recognition of prior learning (RPL).

Activities:
Online modules and intensive workshops

03. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of how VET programs are run within secondary schools. Show understanding of how VET programs relate to Senior secondary certificates, such as VCE VET programs, VCAL, scored assessment, Block credit programs and School base apprenticeships and traineeships (SBATs)

Activities:
Online modules and intensive workshops

04. Critically analyse, plan, synthesise and implement a range of vocational learning and teaching activities and sequences for senior secondary students (Years 10-12). These include a variety of pedagogical approaches and resources (including safe and ethical pedagogy and use of resources including ICT) appropriate to state and national curricula.

Activities:
Online modules and intensive workshops

05. Rationalise, describe, design and evaluate a unit of work involving a variety of teaching strategies that cater for individual differences in student learning across the full range of abilities in Vocational Education and Training

Activities:
Online modules and intensive workshops

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2019, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKaren O'Reilly-Briggs

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 12 - 12
One 8.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays from week 12 to week 12 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only EMTCS/EMTCSB/EMTCSW students only"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"EMTCSW students only"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Explanatory Report to demonstrate understanding of the VET systems = 1000 word equivalence 20 01, 02, 03
Design a Unit of Work = 2000 word equivalence 50 04, 05
Explanatory essay to demonstrate understanding of pedagogical knowledge = 1250 word equivalence 30 01, 02, 04, 05

Bendigo, 2019, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKaren O'Reilly-Briggs

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 12 - 12
One 8.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 12 to week 12 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only EMTCS/EMTCSB/EMTCSW students only"

WorkShop Week: 17 - 17
Four 7.0 hours workshop per study period on weekends during the day from week 17 to week 17 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only EBTE/EBTEB student only"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"EMTCSB students only"

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Two 8.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Zoom Sessions - Only students enrolled in B. Tech Ed (EBTE) or Grad Dip in Tech ED (EDGTE) should select this instance. This face to face workshop will take place on the Bundoora campus"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Explanatory Report to demonstrate understanding of the VET systems = 1000 word equivalence 20 01, 02, 03
Design a Unit of Work = 2000 word equivalence 50 04, 05
Explanatory essay to demonstrate understanding of pedagogical knowledge = 1250 word equivalence 30 01, 02, 04, 05

Melbourne, 2019, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKaren O'Reilly-Briggs

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 12 - 12
One 8.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 12 to week 12 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only EMTCS/EMTCSB/EMTCSW students only"

WorkShop Week: 17 - 17
Four 7.0 hours workshop per study period on weekends during the day from week 17 to week 17 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only EBTE/EBTEB student only"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"EMTCS students only"

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Two 2.0 hours scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Zoom Sessions - EBTE/EBTEB student only"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Explanatory Report to demonstrate understanding of the VET systems = 1000 word equivalence 20 01, 02, 03
Design a Unit of Work = 2000 word equivalence 50 04, 05
Explanatory essay to demonstrate understanding of pedagogical knowledge = 1250 word equivalence 30 01, 02, 04, 05