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EXE703 - Partnership Development for Applied and Vocational Learning Programs

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Pipelining unit from 2014.  Final year of offer 2016.

Trimester 2 Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

(For continuing students enrolled in E690 course, and E760 course only)

Unit chair:

Trace Ollis

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

EEE723

Content

Topics to be addressed in this unit include:

  • Youth transitions from education to employment: current situation and future trends in meeting the workforce skills needs of society;
  • Contemporary vocational learning programs for young people and the challenges posed for education institutions;
  • Secondary school responses to the vocational preparation of young people through VCAL, VCE VET, Work Experience, Structured Workplace Learning, School-based new Apprenticeships, etc;
  • Employability and ‘employer-ability’ skills and attributes;
  • Developing and teaching work readiness programs;
  • Centrality of applied vocational experiences in contemporary programs.
  • Broad local community support mechanisms and the shared responsibility for the vocational preparation of young people; 
  • Government funded initiatives – Commonwealth, State and Local
  • Local networks that facilitate partnership development among providers and with community organisations and employers – LLEN initiative in Victoria
  • Dependency on partnerships with employers – role of employer representative organisations
  • Partnership building for education providers with industry, and community organisations and agencies - critical factors including relationship developments and the development of protocols;
  • Cultural differences between the operations of enterprises in the industry/ business sector and provider organisations in the education and training sector; and
  • Organisation and deployment of work experience and work placements in industry for young people.

Assessment

Assignment 1: Partnership Development Written Report & Resource (2000 words or equivalent 50%)

In small groups student teachers will:

  • Identify the key institutions and representative organisations in a locality that have a role in the vocational preparation of young people;
  • Map the relationships between these local institutions and organisations, education providers, community organisations, and industry and enterprises within a region that support applied and vocational learning programs for young people;
  • Develop a resource (using their choice of media – ICTs, Website, print-based and/or visual) for a secondary school detailing the processes involved in building, maintaining and sustaining a successful partnership with these local institutions and organisations from the perspective of a VCAL or VCE VET coordinator in an education institution;
  • Identify and examine the critical success factors in the development of a productive school/industry partnership.

Assignment 2: Partnership Development Presentation & Evaluation (2000 words or equivalent 50%)

In small groups student teachers will:

  • Organise a presentation event in the relevant community to launch their partnership-building resource from Task 1;
  • Develop an evaluation rubric to be completed by participants at the event in evaluating the presentation and the partnership-building resource;
  • Based on feedback provided through the completed evaluation rubrics, and a self-evaluation, write a brief (no more than 2 pages) reflective commentary identifying the strengths of the presentation, areas for improvement, and suggesting strategies for improvement;
  • Submit a copy of the presentation materials together with the reflective commentary by the due date.

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

Your unit tuition fees are based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$782$625$2137$2776

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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