Person

Gillian Considine

Report

Understanding vocational education and training, productivity and workforce participation

This report explores access to vocational education and training (and university) currently and historically over the past 20 years. It reports that those young people most likely to miss out on vocational education and training include those with disabilities, young people still living at home...
Report

Workplace industrial relations on the eve of work choices: a report on a survey of employers in Queensland, NSW and Victoria

A report on a survey of employers in Queensland, NSW and Victoria. Prepared for the Queensland Department of Employment and Industrial Relations, NSW Office of Industrial Relations and Industrial Relations Victoria. From the executive summary: We appear to be living in an era where major...
Report

Who's missing out? Access and equity in vocational education and training

They report that those young people most likely to miss out on vocational education and training include those with disabilities, young people still living at home, children from single-parent families and those families with a history of parental unemployment. Gillian Considine, Ian Watson, Richard Hall...
Report

Learning experiences of students from low-income families

This paper provides a preliminary comparative analysis of the learning experiences of students from The Smith Family's 'Learning for Life' (LFL) program and other students from low socio-economic backgrounds. The analysis is based on data from a survey of Year 11 LFL students conducted in...
Discussion paper

"You value what you pay for" - enhancing employers' contributions to skill formation and use

In You Value What You Pay For: Enhancing Employers' Contributions to Skill Formation and Use, a new discussion paper prepared for the Dusseldorp Skills Forum, Richard Hall, John Buchanan and Gillian Considine examine Australia's record of funding education, knowledge and training in the era of...