Tinkering around the edges, but ignoring the huge cracks: a discussion of VET in Schools for young Australians


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Author: Clarke, Kira


In 2012 the number of 15 to 19-year-olds participating in vocational education and training [VET] in Australia exceeded 488,100 (NCVER 2013). This included more than 242,000 students undertaking VET in Schools and more than 147,000 who had left school prior to completing a senior secondary certificate and who were undertaking vocational education at a TAFE institute or a private registered training organisation (RTO) (NCVER 2012a; NCVER 2012b). The VET landscape in which these young people learn is plagued by a lack of clarity, which makes a critical discussion of the role of VET for...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Secondary education; Vocational education and training; Participation; Pathways; Policy; Qualifications; Providers of education and training; Outcomes

Keywords: No Frills Conference; VET in schools

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2015

Also called: Tinkering around the edges, but ignoring the huge cracks: a discussion of Vocational Education and Training in Schools for young Australians

Pages: pp. 8-15

Conference number: 23rd

Date: 2014

Place: Melbourne, Victoria

Related items: TD/TNC 120.04

ISBN: 9781925173178

Resource type: Conference paper

Peer reviewed: Yes

Document number: TD/TNC 120.882

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