Entry to vocations: building the foundations for successful transitions

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Author: Clarke, Kira

Abstract:

Improving the outcomes of students undertaking vocational education and training (VET) in schools is important to ensuring it is a viable post-school pathway for students. Investigating how to strengthen VET in Schools, this report suggests the following changes: defining its purpose as foundational preparation for mid-level qualifications or employment-based learning; better aligning the vocational curriculum with labour market opportunities; developing thematic packages of curriculum; and making explicit connections between VET undertaken at school and post-school VET. This report is...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Outcomes; Participation; Students; Pathways; Secondary education; Vocational education and training; Qualifications

Keywords: VET in schools; Transition from secondary to further education and training; Outcomes of education and training

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2014

Physical description: 30 p.

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