Protecting students at work: Australian universities and regulating for quality work experience

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This report is the outcome of a three year Australian Research Council Discovery Project which examined the challenges posed by the regulation of post-secondary forms of work experience. Work experience is generally understood to mean the performance of work within or for a business, non-profit organisation or government agency, in order to gain experience, skills and/or contacts that will help the worker obtain employment or other work opportunities in the future. Work experience may be undertaken as part of a government assistance program, or an 'internship' scheme established for an...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Tertiary education; Providers of education and training; Governance; Quality; Teaching and learning

Keywords: Postsecondary education; Student placement; Work integrated learning; Work based learning; Work experience; Internship; Legal aspect; Regulation; University; Institutional role; Quality assurance; Policy analysis; Recommendations

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: Adelaide Law School, The University of Adelaide, 2021

Physical description: [viii], 81 p.

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ISBN: 9780645005622 (ebook); 9780645005639 (print)

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 146.376

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