Professionalism in vocational education: international perspectives
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AbstractThis paper explores notions of professionalism amongst vocational teachers in the UK and Australia, through an analysis of voluntarism/regulatory frameworks and professional body frameworks. In terms of empirical evidence, the paper reports on data drawn from a documentary analysis of government policy documents, standards for the education of teachers, and regulatory frameworks in both countries. It is located within a broad range of literature exploring contemporary concepts of professionalism amongst vocational teachers.
CitationAtkins, L. and Tummons, J., (2017). 'Professionalism in vocational education: international perspectives'. Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 22(3), pp.355-369. DOI: 10.1080/13596748.2017.1358517
PublisherTaylor and Francis
JournalResearch in Post Compulsory Education