Students' perceptions of TAFE: a study of school students' views of TAFE as a post-school option


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Author: Chapman, Greg; Smallwood, Jan


The broad aims of this study were to gain an understanding of how school students' views of TAFE have been formed, the kinds of influences which have been involved in the process, the effect these influences may have on subsequent choices about education and training, and the relative importance which educational policy and planning can attach to these factors. The study also identifies those areas where school students, staff and parents need more information about tertiary education and training options. Ultimately, this will assist with the development of a strategy for improving the...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Evaluation; Youth; Students; Providers of education and training; Research; Employment; Participation

Keywords: School leavers; TAFE; Perception; Attitude; Training employment relationship; Education and training opportunity

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 1992

Physical description: v, 91 p.

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ISBN: 0863972942

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 32.03

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