Vocational education participation and attainment among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians: trends 2002-15 and employment outcomes


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Author: Crawford, Heather; Biddle, Nicholas


This report examines trends in participation in vocational education and training, and attainment of vocational qualifications, among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people during 2002-15. The report also investigates whether Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with a higher-level vocational qualification are more likely to subsequently gain employment than those with a lower-level vocational qualification. [The authors'] analysis uses data from the Australian Census of Population and Housing, and the Australian Census Longitudinal Dataset; national social surveys of the...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Participation; Qualifications; Indigenous people; Vocational education and training; Employment; Outcomes

Keywords: Attainment; Trend; Employability; Outcomes of education and training; Educational level; Employment outcomes

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: CAEPR, 2017

Physical description: vii, 30 p.

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ISBN: 9781925286137

ISSN: 1442-3871

Statement of responsibility: H. Crawford and N. Biddle

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 127.1011

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