School students making education and career decisions: aspirations, attitudes and influences: final report


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This study investigated five key themes: (1) education and career decision-making processes; (2) career advisers and career information services in schools; (3) vocational education and training (VET) in schools; (4) traditional trades as a career; and (5) teaching as a career. Each of these themes was investigated from the perspectives of students, parents, school career advisers and principals. The study investigated the ways that Year 10 and Year 12 students make education and career decisions, the processes that they draw on in arriving at these decisions, and critical factors that...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Apprenticeship; Students; Vocational education and training; Teaching and learning; Providers of education and training; Secondary education; Culture and society; Career development

Keywords: VET in schools; Aspirations; Secondary school; Family; Career information; Career guidance; Decision making

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: DEST, 2004

Physical description: x, 152 p.

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ISBN: 0642774455

Statement of responsibility: Nola Alloway ... [et al.]

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 85.46

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