Building foundations for occupations or one-way tickets to low skilled jobs?: how effective is VET in Schools?

Vocational Education and Training in Schools (VETiS) is playing an increasing role in the senior secondary education of Australian young people. Now more than ever before, large numbers of students in their final years of schooling are using and relying on VETiS programs to not only facilitate their school completion but also to enhance their successful transition to jobs and further study. As users of VETiS, they have expectations that the vocational skills and qualifications they attain will be building blocks for direct entry to sustainable employment and further and higher level study. Wit ... Show more

Authors: Clarke, Kira

Published: Melbourne, Victoria, AVETRA, 2013

Resource type: Conference paper

Physical description: 10 p.

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