School-based apprenticeships and traineeships


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Author: Karmel, Tom; Mlotkowski, Peter

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National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)


Vocational education and training (VET) has been seen to be an important element of school education for some time now. More recently, school-based apprentices and trainees have been given more prominence as an element of VET in Schools, partly as a response to skill shortages in a wide range of areas. The purpose of this short paper is to provide data on school-based apprentices and trainees to enable a judgement to be made about how this policy push is unfolding. After providing some context on the policy environment relevant to school-based apprenticeships and traineeships, this paper...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Apprenticeship; Traineeship; Policy; Participation; Labour market; Skills and knowledge; Vocational education and training; Industry; Teaching and learning

Keywords: VET in schools; Policy formation; Completion; Skill shortage; Schooling

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2008

Physical description: 16 p.

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ISBN: 9781921412677

Statement of responsibility: Tom Karmel, Peter Mlotkowski

Resource type: Occasional paper

Document number: TD/TNC 94.03

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