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


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Author: Clarke, Kira


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...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Pathways; Outcomes; Youth; Providers of education and training

Keywords: VET in schools; Relevance of education and training; Cross sectoral education; Youth transitions; Secondary school; Institutional role

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Melbourne, Victoria: AVETRA, 2013

Physical description: 10 p.

Conference number: 16th

Date: 2013

Place: Fremantle, Western Australia

ISBN: 9780980527537

Papers and presentations made available on the Australian Vocational Education and Training Research Association (AVETRA) website are protected by the ISBN: 9780980527537.

Resource type: Conference paper

Document number: TD/TNC 112.1094

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