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Josie Misko

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National Centre for Vocational Education Research

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18 Nov 2016

Training packages and accredited courses are the core training products of the nationally accredited vocational education and training (VET) system in Australia. This report considers the use of these training packages and the qualifications contained within them. It also examines the pattern of...

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18 Jul 2016

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The paper tracks the development of the Australian vocational education and training (VET) provider market over the last two decades in the context of significant policy changes and generally increased competition. It provides an insight into how the sector has...

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18 Feb 2014

This paper uses the 2011 Census data to quantify the impact of educational disadvantage among Indigenous Australians for labour market participation, employment and occupational destinations.

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Economic participation is one of the fundamental building...

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15 Aug 2012

Considerable work has been undertaken on career development and the role that it plays in the modern working life. This paper for the Career Industry Council of Australia seeks to build upon the work already done and to provide a clear model of guidelines for career development services in the...

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07 Nov 2011

This report investigates attrition in the trades by comparing the rate at which tradespeople leave their occupation with that of professionals. 

It also determines whether attrition is influenced by economic conditions, and if a trade can provide a good start to a career...

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02 Dec 2010

This report looks at whether vocational education and training (VET) is equipped to meet the changing needs of the modern workplace. It finds that regulation and business needs drive changes in the way the training system operates.

The system has advantages and disadvantages: it has...

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19 Nov 2009

This paper describes what we know about apprenticeships and traineeships, with a view to assessing how the current economic downturn will affect them.

Apprenticeships have a very long history in Australia, building on the traditions of the medieval guilds. The essence of the...

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19 Oct 2009

The key drivers of TAFE institutes' systems for monitoring and evaluating effectiveness and efficiency are accountability for government funding, compliance with legislation and quality assurance requirements. The need to supplement government funding with commercial income requires institutes...

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02 Oct 2007

This report study explains what factors encourage young people to pursue an apprenticeship. Information from students and courses indicates that the key drivers of apprenticeship uptake are intrinsic interest and academic ability. School students with higher academic ability are less interested...

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05 May 2006

Josie Misko compares the provision of vocational education and training in Australia, Germany and the United Kingdom. She finds that training policies are increasingly based on similar general principles which promote the improvement and reform of vocational education and training, although the...

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