Have school VET programs been successful?

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


School vocational education and training (VET) programs were introduced to provide more diverse pathways to work and further study for young people. This report investigates whether these programs provide successful outcomes for participants, in terms of retention to Year 12 (or its vocational equivalent) and full-time engagement with employment or learning. The report finds that participation in school VET programs has a small negative impact on retention from Year 10 to Year 12 overall but that there is a positive impact on Year 10 to Year 11 retention. There is a clear positive impact...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Participation; Pathways; Vocational education and training; Outcomes; Teaching and learning

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

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Brunei Darussalam: SEAMEO VOCTECH, 2005

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Journal date: December 2005

Pages: pp.56-65

ISSN: 1810-5416

Statement of responsibility: Alison Anlezark, Tom Karmel, Koon Ong

On cover: SEAMEO VOCTECH journal

Resource type: Article

Document number: TD/TNC 87.32

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