Shedding light: the role of private 'for profit' RTOs in training young early school leavers: preliminary findings


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Author: Myconos, George; Clarke, Kira; Te Riele, Kitty


Educational pathways for young people cannot be viewed as a linear progression through primary, secondary, and tertiary level institutions. The number of young people aged between 15-19 who have not attained their senior school certificate, and who are undertaking vocational education and training (VET), exceeds 127,000. Yet, vocational training can also be complex, undertaken within and beyond the mainstream secondary school context, and often in both simultaneously. In addition, we can no longer assume that vocational training for young people will take place solely within large, state...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Providers of education and training; Students; Youth; Participation; Statistics; Skills and knowledge; Teaching and learning

Keywords: No Frills Conference; TAFE; Registered training organisation; Dropout; Enrolment; Data analysis; Skill needs

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia; Victoria; South Australia; Queensland

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2015

Physical description: 24 slides + YouTube video (42 min.)

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Also called: Shedding light: the role of private 'for profit' registered training organisations in training young early school leavers: preliminary findings; Shedding light: private commercial RTO training for young early school leavers; Shedding light: private commercial registered training organisation training for young early school leavers

Conference number: 24th

Date: 2015

Place: Sydney, New South Wales

Related items: TD/TNC 125.10

The final report, 'Shedding light: private 'for profit' training providers and young early school leavers', is indexed in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 125.10.

Resource type: Conference paper

Document number: TD/TNC 121.648

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