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Josie Misko

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VET for secondary school students: post-school employment and further training destinations

This research looks at secondary school students who undertook a VET for Secondary School Students (VfSSS) program in 2011 and investigates whether they are in work and/or further studies five years later (2016), and the extent to which their VfSSS studies are linked to these...
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Traditional trade apprenticeships: training activity, employer incentives and international practice

This report is the first part of a larger study aiming to investigate traditional apprenticeship practices with a view to developing policy directions for how to keep them relevant and useful. It finds that trends in commencements rise and fall in line with fluctuations in...
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Traditional trade apprenticeships: learnings from the field

This report draws from in-depth interviews and focus groups with employers, trainers, apprentices and government officials about what works, what does not work and needs improvement. It finds that the combination of off-and-on-the job training continues to be provide a suitable approach for the training...
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Do course durations matter to training quality and outcomes?

This study investigates the relationship between VET course durations and training quality and outcomes.
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VET for secondary school students: acquiring an array of technical and non-technical skills

This study is the first of a suite of projects aimed at understanding the value of VET delivered to secondary school students for their post-school employment and training destinations. Statistical analysis presents the quantity and type of VET programs undertaken by students in secondary schools...