VET SECONDARY CURRICULUM 1

EDU4VE1

2021

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.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKaren O'Reilly-Briggs

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

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

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesOnline modules, intensive workshops including class discussions

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be enrolled in Bachelor of Technology Education, EBTE or EBTEB or Masters of Teaching (Secondary) EMTCS or EMTCSB or EMTCSW

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Identity, pedagogy and technology-enhanced learning: supporting the processes of becoming a tradesperson

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorChan, S.

Year2020

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherSpringer Nature: Singapore

ISBN9789811521287

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Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Teaching in the VET sector in Australia

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorBrennan-Kemmis R & Atkins L.

Year2014

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherMacksville: David Barlow Publishing

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleTeaching in the VET sector in Australia

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URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Teaching and Training Vocational Learners

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorLucas W, Spencer E, & Claxton G

Year2012

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherCity & Guilds Centre of Skills Development & Centre for Real World Learning, University

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleHow to teach vocational education: a theory of vocational pedagogy, City & Guilds Centre of Skills Development & Centre for Real World Learning

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URLN/A

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Source locationN/A

Vocational Education: purpose, tradition and prospects

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorBillett S.

Year2011

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherDordrecht: Springer.

ISBN9789400719538

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

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).
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).
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)
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.
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

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Week 08-23, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKaren O'Reilly-Briggs

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 12 - 12
One 4.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 12 to week 12 and delivered via face-to-face.
Masters intensive session is for EMTCS/EMTCSB/EMTCSW students only

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 16 - 16
One 4.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 16 to week 16 and delivered via face-to-face.
Masters intensive session is for EMTCS/EMTCSB/EMTCSW students only

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 8 - 23
Two 2.00 h scheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 8 to week 23 and delivered via online.
Zoom Sessions

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 8 - 23
Two 2.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 8 to week 23 and delivered via online.
Zoom sessions

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Explanatory Report to demonstrate understanding of the VET systems (1350 word equivalence)

N/AReportIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Design a Unit of Work (1800 word equivalence)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO4, SILO5

Explanatory essay (1350 word equivalence)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5

Bendigo, 2021, Week 08-23, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKaren O'Reilly-Briggs

Class requirements

Lecture/SeminarWeek: 8 - 23
Four 7.00 h lecture/seminar per study period on weekends during the day from week 8 to week 23 and delivered via face-to-face.
The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only for EBTE and EBTEB students.

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 12 - 12
One 4.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 12 to week 12 and delivered via face-to-face.
Masters intensive session is for EMTCS/EMTCSB/EMTCSW students only

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 16 - 16
One 4.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 16 to week 16 and delivered via face-to-face.
Masters intensive session is for EMTCS/EMTCSB/EMTCSW students only

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 8 - 23
Two 2.00 h scheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 8 to week 23 and delivered via online.
Zoom Sessions

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 8 - 23
Two 2.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 8 to week 23 and delivered via online.
Zoom sessions

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Explanatory Report to demonstrate understanding of the VET systems (1350 word equivalence)

N/AReportIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Design a Unit of Work (1800 word equivalence)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO4, SILO5

Explanatory essay (1350 word equivalence)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 08-23, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKaren O'Reilly-Briggs

Class requirements

Lecture/SeminarWeek: 8 - 23
Four 7.00 h lecture/seminar per study period on weekends during the day from week 8 to week 23 and delivered via face-to-face.
The intensive component of this subject will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only for EBTE and EBTEB students.

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 12 - 12
One 4.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 12 to week 12 and delivered via face-to-face.
Masters intensive session is for EMTCS/EMTCSB/EMTCSW students only

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 16 - 16
One 4.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 16 to week 16 and delivered via face-to-face.
Masters intensive session is for EMTCS/EMTCSB/EMTCSW students only

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 8 - 23
Two 2.00 h scheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 8 to week 23 and delivered via online.
Zoom Sessions

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 8 - 23
Two 2.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 8 to week 23 and delivered via online.
Zoom sessions

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Explanatory Report to demonstrate understanding of the VET systems (1350 word equivalence)

N/AReportIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Design a Unit of Work (1800 word equivalence)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO4, SILO5

Explanatory essay (1350 word equivalence)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5