Education Provision for Working Life


Assignment – Written Assignment
• Due Date: 21 Oct 13
• Learning Objectives Assessed: 1, 2, 3, 4
• Weight: 50% 100
• Exam Constraints:
• Criteria & Marking:
1. Account of current and transforming work requirements ( /30)
The mark allocated will be according to:
• the comprehensiveness of the account of the work practice; and
• the strength of your analysis about individuals are able to participate and learning in that practice.
2. Implications for maintaining and developing professional practice ( /30)
The mark allocated will be according to the:
• identification of key considerations in developing further the individuals’ capacities to conduct changing demands of the workplace
• how these considerations reflect the needs of older workers and
• strength of the case about these considerations.
3. VET provisions supporting lifelong learning ( /30)
The mark allocated will be according to the:
• strength of case about vocational education provision scan assisting lifelong learning and
• comprehensiveness of support for your position.
4. Presentational style and references ( /10)
The grade allocated will be according to the:
• quality of the written work and the structure and presentation of the paper;
• use of a consistent reference system; and
• quality of grammar and punctuation.
A full criteria sheet will be published on the course site on learning@griffith.
• Description:
Task: (2500 words)
Taking the demands and contemporary requirements of the professional practice of Workforce Development consider how these requirements are likely to change in the future. Then, identify and argue how the provision of education should be best organized to assist individuals maintain their competence throughout their working life.
Therefore, using appropriate literature and illustrative examples from your work or vocational practice, your assignment should argue a case for how best educational provisions can support the learning required to maintain workplace competence throughout individuals’ working life.
Your response needs to include:
o a critical account of the what constitutes the current and transforming requirements for your vocational practice, including how individuals participate in that practice;
o an account of some key considerations in maintaining and developing further the requirements of that work practice; and
o an argued case for how best provisions within vocational education can address these concerns in assisting lifelong learning in your vocational practice.
• More Information: A full criteria sheet will be uploaded.