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Diverse learners

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Abstract


  • This chapter explores student populations in terms of their diversity and special

    needs and is designed to provide you with a broad grounding in this topic.

    Beginning with an overview of commonly used terminology in this field, the

    chapter moves to the learners themselves, providing key statistics and insights

    into various VET equity cohorts, including an understanding of how learners are

    'officially' categorised and defined. The focus then changes to an analysis of key

    Commonwealth legislation and related policies in the area and an example of a

    State response. The final sections of the chapter are aimed at providing practical

    insight into how you, as a VET practitioner, might accommodate and support

    different learners.

Publication Date


  • 2014

Citation


  • Kelly, A., O'Shea, S. & Tanner, K. (2014). Diverse learners. In R. Brennan Kemmis & L. Atkins (Eds.), Teaching in the VET Sector in Australia (pp. 75-93). Macksville, Australia: David Barlow Publishing.

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2402&context=sspapers

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/sspapers/1403

Book Title


  • Teaching in the VET Sector in Australia

Start Page


  • 75

End Page


  • 93

Abstract


  • This chapter explores student populations in terms of their diversity and special

    needs and is designed to provide you with a broad grounding in this topic.

    Beginning with an overview of commonly used terminology in this field, the

    chapter moves to the learners themselves, providing key statistics and insights

    into various VET equity cohorts, including an understanding of how learners are

    'officially' categorised and defined. The focus then changes to an analysis of key

    Commonwealth legislation and related policies in the area and an example of a

    State response. The final sections of the chapter are aimed at providing practical

    insight into how you, as a VET practitioner, might accommodate and support

    different learners.

Publication Date


  • 2014

Citation


  • Kelly, A., O'Shea, S. & Tanner, K. (2014). Diverse learners. In R. Brennan Kemmis & L. Atkins (Eds.), Teaching in the VET Sector in Australia (pp. 75-93). Macksville, Australia: David Barlow Publishing.

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2402&context=sspapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/sspapers/1403

Book Title


  • Teaching in the VET Sector in Australia

Start Page


  • 75

End Page


  • 93