How young people are faring in the transition from school to work 2015

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Author: Skujins, Peta; Lim, Patrick


This report examines the lives of young people. It finds that participation in full-time education has increased, but that participation in vocational education and training (VET) has decreased since its peak in 2011, and participation in non-trade apprenticeships has declined, but higher education participation has steadied. It finds that attainment at Year 12 and Certificate III or higher has steadied, but that higher education attainment has increased. In work-related skills, there have been declines in reading and maths achievement, a steadying of achievement in science, and an...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Employment; Vocational education and training; Higher education; Labour market; Outcomes; Participation

Keywords: Youth transitions; Transition from education and training to employment; Attainment

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Melbourne, Victoria: Foundation for Young Australians, 2015

Physical description: 28 p.

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Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 122.681

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