In their words: student choice in training markets: Victorian examples


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Author: Brown, Justin


This research offers insights into the options available to individuals as they navigate the vocational education and training (VET) market. Importantly, this study directly represents the voice of students, asking how their choices were made and whether their choice was sufficiently 'informed'. The student voice is contrasted with recent literature and data on measures of choice. Implications for policy and practice are explored, as are strategies for improving and broadening choice. The focus here is on examples from Victoria, the first state to initiate market reforms, by means of the...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Providers of education and training; Students

Keywords: Access to information; Decision making; Perception; Policy implications; Registered training organisation; Training market

Geographic subjects: Victoria; Australia; Oceania

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2017

Physical description: 44 p.

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Related items: TD/TNC 129.16; TD/TNC 129.18

ISBN: 9781925173994

The associated publication 'Choosing VET: investigating the VET aspirations of school students' is indexed in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 129.16.
The associated publication 'Choosing VET: aspirations, intentions and choice' is indexed in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 129.18.

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 129.17

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