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The 2008 graduate pathways survey: Graduates' education and employment outcomes five years after completion of a bachelor degree at an Australian university

Most Australian graduates are enjoying employment success and earning high salaries according to this report. The 2008 Graduate Pathways Survey was designed to gain information on employment outcomes five years after completing a bachelor degree, how these changed from graduates’ initial outcomes, the pathways taken...
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The role of further education and training in welfare to work policies

The focus of this paper is the training and education needs of jobless Australians with limited education and skills: more than half those jobless people affected by the Welfare to Work policy have Year 10 qualifications or less, including more than 60 per cent of...
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Accountability in education: meeting our commitments

This second report in the Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report series continues its assessment of progress towards the Sustainable Development Goal on education (SDG4) and its ten targets, as well as other related education targets in the SDG agenda.
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Educating the public health workforce: issues and challenges

In public health, as well as other health education contexts, there is increasing recognition of the transformation in public health practice and the necessity for educational providers to keep pace. This article explores the impact of these changes.
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Participation in tertiary education in Australia: modelling and scenario analysis

If participation rates in higher education and VET in Australia fall as the population increases, there will be fewer people of prime working age who can effectively participate in the labour market in the future. The level of participation in VET and higher education, and...
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A user's guide to the flexible dealing provision for libraries, educational institutions and cultural institutions

This handbook provides a number of examples where Section 200AB of the Copyright Act might be of use to libraries, archives, galleries and educational institutions. The Handbook begins with a background to the new provision, and an outline of how the Australian Digital Alliance believes...
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Interactional infrastructure in rural communities: matching training needs and provision

This paper reports some of the main lessons learnt from a collaborative project titled Generating jobs in regional Tasmania: a social capital approach investigating how two small rural Tasmanian communities could better match local training needs with training provision. The project was conducted within the...
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"I'd like to participate, but...": women farmers' scepticism towards agricultural extension/education programmes

This mixed research is inspired by our desire to explain why rural women are cautious in their attitudes towards agricultural extension/education. Fifty-two women livestock farmers from Thessaly-Greece were randomly selected to participate in the study. Our results indicate that at one end of the spectrum...
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Australian higher education graduation statement

The key recommendation from the Project is for the introduction of an Australian Higher Education Graduation Statement that will take the form of documentation provided to graduates by awarding institutions in addition to the degree or diploma certificate or testamur. Its purpose will be to...
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55 (at least) and not out of the learning game: older regional students

This article explores older students' perceptions of formal, non-formal and informal learning in regional South Australia. Drawing on earlier studies as well as a continuing one, it compares: the study motiviations of students aged 55 and older enrolled formally in university undergraduate programs; the learning...