Communities of Practice: Creating Learning Environments for Educators

Editors, Chris Kimble, Paul Hildreth and Isabelle Bourdon
Publisher, Information Age Publishing

As a two volume set:
Hard cover ISBN: 1593118678 , Soft cover ISBN: 159311866X

As separate volumes:
Hard Cover - Vol 1 ISBN: 1593118635 , Vol 2 ISBN: 1593118651
Soft Cover - Vol 1 ISBN: 1593118627 , Vol 2 ISBN: 1593118643


John Mitchell, John Mitchell & Associates, Australia


Dr John Mitchell BA (Hons), Dip Ed, M Ed Admin, MBA, EdD is managing director of John Mitchell & Associates, a leading evaluation, research and consulting company in Australia, specialising in vocational education and training. In recent years John has produced reports on national programs involving innovation, change agents, change management, strategic management, leadership, communities of practice, networking, e-learning, flexible learning, e-education, e-health, e-business and professional development. View sample reports at and contact


Volume 1, Chapter 7 - Improving Practice in Australia's Vocational Education and Training Sector through Communities of Practice