Questions for Vocational Training in Hospitality and Tourism in Australia

  • Anthony G. Shannon The University of NSW, 356 Anzac Parade, Kensington, NSW 2033, Australia
  • Farzan Contractor Kenvale College of Hospitality, 38 High Street, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
Keywords: Vocational Education and Training, Higher Education, Action Research, Boyer Model of Scholarship, Hospitality and Tourism Industries, Industry Training Packages

Abstract

This paper outlines some of the dilemmas of turning graduates from vocational education and training courses into industry-ready employees.  It raises a number of questions that are ripe for action research with the context of the Boyer model of scholarship.

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Author Biographies

Anthony G. Shannon, The University of NSW, 356 Anzac Parade, Kensington, NSW 2033, Australia

Emeritus Professor, Warrane College

Farzan Contractor, Kenvale College of Hospitality, 38 High Street, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia

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Published
2020-01-10
How to Cite
Shannon, A. G., & Contractor, F. (2020). Questions for Vocational Training in Hospitality and Tourism in Australia. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN EDUCATION METHODOLOGY, 11, 1-6. https://doi.org/10.24297/ijrem.v11i.8550
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