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Victor Callan

Alternate Name:
Victor J. Callan

Engaging more employers in nationally recognised training to develop their workforce

This report explores employer approaches to training their workforce through the use of nationally recognised vocational education and training (VET) as opposed to other forms of training, with the aim of identifying strategies that encourage more employers to use nationally recognised training.

Hands up for gender equality

This study explores how gender impacts self-confidence and career intentions in teenagers.

Social media and student outcomes: teacher, student and employer views

This report investigates how social media, such as Facebook and YouTube, is being used in VET courses. Interviews with teachers, students and employers across three registered training organisations found that social media can help to improve student engagement and lead to more course completions.

Understanding and resolving the skills shortage in the Australian printing industry

This report situates the skill shortages in the printing industry within the wider context of technological change in the industry, which is altering the type of skills demanded by employers. He finds that, while employers will invest in new technology, they do not complement this...

Vocational education and training provision and recidivism in Queensland correctional institutions

Victor Callan and John Gardner examine links between prisoners' participation in the vocational education and training (VET) programs available within the Queensland prison system and their chances of returning to prison. The findings reveal that being involved in VET before initial release decreases the chances...