Training guarantee: its impact and legacy 1990-1994

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Author: Fraser, Doug

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Australia. Department of Employment, Education, Training and Youth Affairs. Evaluation and Monitoring Branch (EMB)

Abstract:

In 1990, the Australian government implemented an employer training levy, the Training Guarantee scheme, that required Australian enterprises to contribute some of their income to employee training or a government fund for the development of training programs. The Training Guarantee was suspended on 1 July 1994 and abolished in 1996 after much negative publicity about its impact, particularly on small business. This two-volume evaluation report examines the effectiveness of the Training Guarantee and the reasons for its successes and failures. It also provides a comprehensive analysis of...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Industry; Skills and knowledge; Finance; Statistics; Policy; Evaluation; Workforce development; Governance; Employment

Keywords: Skill development; Expenditure; Cost effectiveness; Statistical data; Training policy; Program evaluation; Training within industry; Education and training reform; Employers

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Department of Employment, Education, Training and Youth Affairs, 1996

Physical description: 2 v.

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Series: EMB report; no. 5/96

ISBN: 0644472502; 0644472510

Resource type: Report

Rights: Copyright Commonwealth of Australia reproduced by permission

Call number: TD/LMR 85.673

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