International Journal of Training Research

Journal article

17 Dec 2014
28

This paper reports findings from a survey of former students from six Australian rural school clusters. It compares the experiences and outcomes of students who had participated in a school vocational education and training (VET) program with those who had not. School VET courses intended...

Journal article

17 Dec 2009
125

Investigates the experiences of learning for African students from refugee backgrounds in TAFE institutes

Abstract Australian Technical and Further Education (TAFE) institutes are perhaps the most heterogeneous of the nation’s educational sectors. However, TAFE institutes’ capacity to provide inclusive education is constrained by...

Journal article

1 Jan 2008
3

Skills shortages have reinvigorated ongoing debate and concern about high attrition rates among Australian apprentices and trainees. Low apprentice and trainee wages have often been cited to explain this ongoing problem. This paper discusses the factors contributing to non-completion among apprentices and trainees in regional...

Journal article

1 Jan 2007
3

In June 2005, the Victorian State Government introduced the Regional Jobs Package (RJP) - a twelve month pilot program that attempted to kill two social policy problems with one stone. The problems were youth unemployment and skills shortages in regional areas of Victoria, Australia. The...