Ritically discuss social issues that the current VET system in Australia can, or does, address the concerns of contemporary Australian society.

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Task

Read the chapter titled Societal concernssent to you. In this chapter Wexley and Latham (2002) discuss a range of social issues and concerns facing society. Many of these are still relevant in Australia today.

Assignment question
Critically discuss to what extent you believe the current VET system in Australia can, or does, address the concerns of contemporary Australian society.

Please Note: Due to copyright laws I am unable to include a copy of this chapter in the On-line Subject Outline. However, this will be mailed to you individually at the beginning of session.

Note: Critically discuss At various times you will be asked to critically analyse or critically discuss a case, statement or theory. To critically discuss something you need to investigate or examine the issue, and make a judgement about the merits of the theories, opinions, ideas or statements being considered. In doing so you need to discuss both the strong and weak points and provide support (evidence) for your results and interpretations.

Rationale
This assignment aims to:

a? Provide you with an opportunity to demonstrate an understanding of current societal concerns in the provision of training;
a? Assist you to develop skills in analysing the value and benefit of current training;
a? Encourage you to think critically about the material you are reading and its implications.

Marking criteria
In assessing your assignment, we will expect you to:

a? demonstrate an understanding of the current societal concerns in relation to training ;
a? present a balanced argument that examines the value of VET training to address societal concerns;
a? provide appropriate support for your arguments