A kick-start in life and career: participation by Indigenous students in Australian School-based Apprenticeships: final report


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Ithaca Group (Firm)


Governments around Australia have set ambitious targets to address the disadvantage faced by Indigenous Australians, including tackling the significant gaps in Year 12 attainment rates and in employment outcomes between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people. Australian School-based Apprenticeships (ASbAs) are an educational pathway combining paid employment as an apprentice or a trainee with off-the-job vocational training and senior secondary school studies. AsbAs are seen as a useful mechanism to contribute to both of these goals. In order to better understand how AsbAs are working for...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Apprenticeship; Equity; Pathways; Outcomes; Participation; Indigenous people

Keywords: VET in schools; Aspirations

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: [Canberra, Australian Capital Territory]: Department of Education and Training, 2017

Physical description: 34 p.

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Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 128.719

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