Disadvantaged learners and VET to higher education transitions

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Author: Griffin, Tabatha

Abstract:

How disadvantaged learners participate in vocational education and training (VET) is an important consideration. Employment and further study outcomes are more likely to result from completing a higher-level VET qualification, but disadvantaged learners tend to enrol in lower-level qualifications. Hence, whether or not disadvantaged learners are transitioning from lower VET qualifications to higher level VET or higher education is of interest. Based on a review of the literature, this paper synthesises what is currently known about these transitions for disadvantaged learners. Published...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Disadvantaged; Students; Vocational education and training; Higher education; Participation; Qualifications; Outcomes; Pathways; Equity; Statistics

Keywords: Access to education and training; Articulation

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2014

Physical description: 22 p.

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http://www.ncver.edu.au/publications/2718.html

Also called: Disadvantaged learners and vocational education and training to higher education transitions

ISBN: 9781922056863

Resource type: Occasional paper

Call number: TD/TNC 115.14

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