The impact of increasing university participation on the pool of apprentices

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Author: Karmel, Tom; Roberts, David; Lim, Patrick

Abstract:

This research investigates the impact of an expanding higher education sector on the quality of apprentices. Using two cohorts of the Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth, [the authors] find that during the period 1995 to 2006 there was a general expansion in both higher education and in apprenticeships. The findings show that, at this time, both university students and apprentices had lower maths and reading achievement while at school.

Published abstract.

Subjects: Apprenticeship; Higher education; Participation; Outcomes; Literacy; Numeracy; Students; Statistics; Providers of education and training

Keywords: Apprentice; University; Longitudinal data; Statistical data; Statistical analysis; Statistical method

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2014

Physical description: 45 p.

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http://www.lsay.edu.au/publications/2720.html
http://www.ncver.edu.au/publications/2720.html

Series: LSAY research report; no. 67

ISBN: 9781922056948

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 116.01

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