Interview with Tom Karmel, Erica Smith and Damian Oliver on 'Insights from research into apprenticeships'

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In this 30 minute podcast, Steve Davis talks with Tom Karmel, Erica Smith and Damian Oliver on insights from research into apprenticeships. Interested in the story behind the numbers, Tom discusses the findings from his work on individual completion rates that show occupation and employers' size matters, with the implication being that the relationship between employer and apprentice is critical. Erica talks about the all too often unspoken expectations of apprentices and employers: the psychological contract. She finds that writing down these expectations at the start of an...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Research; Apprenticeship; Statistics; Participation; Employment; Policy

Keywords: Statistical analysis; Completion; Employers; Student retention; Employer employee relationship

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2011

Physical description: podcast (30 mins.)

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Resource type: Audiovisual

Call number: TD/TNC 105.78

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