Vocational education and training for adult prisoners and offenders in Australia: research readings


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Author: Dawe, Susan


This book of research readings provides clear evidence that adult prisoners and offenders who participate in vocational education and training (VET) during their sentence are less likely to re-offend. A reduction in recidivism represents significant cost savings to the community. This book highlights recent improvements in the delivery of VET for adult prisoners and offenders in Australia. Chapters include: International research and trends in education and training provision / Raymond Chavez and Susan Dawe; The role of VET in recidivism in Australia / Victor Callan and John Gardner; Ex...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Literacy; Pathways; Indigenous people; Disadvantaged; Employment; Teaching and learning; Participation

Keywords: Prisoners; Entry into working life; Correctional education and rehabilitation; Education and training opportunity

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2007

Physical description: 243 p.

ISBN: 9781921170812 (print); 9781921170874 (online)

Statement of responsibility: Edited by Susan Dawe

Resource type: Edited book

Document number: TD/TNC 91.04

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