Improving participation and success in VET for disadvantaged learners


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Why do some regions perform better with disadvantaged learners than others? Identified through the analysis of a number of data sources, this research explores the strategies and practices in place at TAFE, private and community education providers who achieve high participation and completion rates with disadvantaged learners. A survey of registered training organisations and case studies found that the most successful strategies were focused around supporting disadvantaged learners needs to be an institutional-wide commitment, building strong relationships with employers and other...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Students; Disadvantaged; Participation; Vocational education and training; Providers of education and training; Outcomes

Keywords: Completion; Learning support; Regional; Special needs students; TAFE; Registered training organisation; Outcomes of education and training; Case study

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2018

Physical description: 68 p. (report) + 60 p. (provider survey findings) + 30 p. (regional analysis)

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Also called: Improving participation and success in vocational education and training for disadvantaged learners

ISBN: 9781925717129

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 130.20

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