Have school vocational education and training programs been successful?

The issue addressed in the research study reported here is whether school vocational education and training (VET) programs have been successful. The study focused on two aspects: Year 12 retention (and its vocational equivalent) and post-school pathways. The data set for the analysis is young people who were in Year 9 in 1998, surveyed for the Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (LSAY). These data are ideal for this purpose because of their richness in capturing demographic, attitudinal and student outcomes information. The analysis is extended by linking these data with unpublished NCVER ... Show more

Authors: Anlezark, Alison; Karmel, Tom; Ong, Koon

Corporate authors: National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)

Published: Adelaide, South Australia, NCVER, 2006

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: 74 p.

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