Learning and earning: a study of education and employment opportunities for young people


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Commonwealth Tertiary Education Commission (Australia)


This discussion paper emerged from concerns about the decline in the participation of young people in higher education. The paper aimed to stimulate an informed and continuing discussion of youth education and employment policies. Although a number of issues are raised, no recommendations were made at this time. The paper begins by examining trends in participation in schools, TAFE, universities and colleges of advanced education (CAEs). Changes in upper secondary education have an impact on TAFE and higher education and these are examined together with data on school attainment and...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Statistics; Labour market; Research; Employment; Higher education; Participation; Tertiary education

Keywords: Survey; Transition from education and training to employment; Education work relationship; Education and training opportunity; Decision making

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australian Government Publishing Service, 1982

Physical description: 2 v.

ISBN: 0644021608 (set); 0644021616 (volume 1); 0644021624 (volume 2)

Statement of responsibility: Commonwealth Tertiary Education Commission

Resource type: Government report or paper

Rights: Copyright Commonwealth of Australia reproduced by permission

Document number: TD/LMR 85.679

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