Pathways from rural schools: does school VET make a difference?


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This publication offers a concise report on an investigation of the medium-term outcomes of vocational education and training (VET) programs delivered by rural schools for youth and their communities. The research was designed to: investigate the extent of linkages between rural youth’s participation in school VET programs, participation in post-school VET courses, labour market status, and their retention in their local communities; examine the features of school VET programs delivered in rural schools that enhance skills acquisition, influence rural youth’s participation in post-school...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Labour market; Vocational education and training; Outcomes; Youth; Students; Demographics; Teaching and learning

Keywords: VET in schools; Outcomes of education and training; Postcompulsory education; Rural; Education

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2004

Physical description: 25 p.

ISBN: 1920895205 (print); 1920895213 (online)

Statement of responsibility: Susan Johns ... [et al.]

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 76.08

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