Vocational education and training and people with a disability: a review of the research

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Author: Griffin, Tabatha; Nechvoglod, Lisa


A review of the literature reveals much discussion and research into the issues of how people with a disability engage with the vocational education and training (VET) system. However, there are still considerable gaps in the knowledge base. A recent review by the OECD found that in Australia people with disabilities were at high risk of poverty, as they are under-represented in employment and also experience substantially lower levels of income. The purpose of this review of the literature is to highlight the limitations of current knowledge and to identify what knowledge is needed in...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Participation; Employment; Disability; Outcomes; Policy; Research; Finance; Governance

Keywords: Outcomes of education and training; Future; Policy formation; Literature review; Cost benefit analysis; Education and training system

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2008

Physical description: 24 p.

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ISBN: 9781921412769 (online)

Statement of responsibility: Tabatha Griffin, Lisa Nechvoglod

Resource type: Occasional paper

Call number: TD/TNC 94.04

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