A study into the assessment and reporting of employability skills of senior secondary students

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Author: Matters, Gabrielle; Curtis, David D.

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Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

Abstract:

In order to investigate the most effective ways of assessing and reporting on the employability skills of senior secondary students, the Commonwealth Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST) commissioned the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) to produce this report. The main activity was to evaluate options for assessing and reporting on eight employability skills (communication; teamwork; problem-solving; initiative and enterprise; planning and organising; self-management; learning; and technological aptitude) against five criteria (validity, reliability,...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Assessment; Students; Employment; Teaching and learning; Providers of education and training; Secondary education; Research; Skills and knowledge; Management

Keywords: Employability; Secondary school; Educational research; Problem solving skill; Communication skill; Team work

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Brisbane, Queensland: Australian Council for Educational Research, 2007

Physical description: vii, 97 p.

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Statement of responsibility: Gabrielle Matters and David Curtis

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On cover: Report to the Commonwealth Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations From the Australian Council for Educational Research

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 94.171

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