Employer engagement with the vocational education and training system in Australia


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Author: Stanwick, John


This paper is a review of literature on employer engagement with vocational education and training (VET). The aim was to review measures that may increase employer participation in skills training and outline how the VET system in Australia has engaged with employers and the issues associated with this. The paper addresses four specific issues: (1) the main features of the VET system in Australia to encourage employer participation in training; (2) the main indicators used to measure employer training activity; (3) the main evidence relating to the returns employers obtain from training;...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Providers of education and training; Vocational education and training; Economics; Research; Participation; Employment; Teaching and learning

Keywords: Training package; Skill development; Literature review; Competency based training; Competition; Attitude; Training participation rate; Training activities; Employers

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2009

Physical description: 24 p.

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ISBN: 9781921413032

Statement of responsibility: John Stanwick

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 95.28

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