Social area differences in VET participation
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National Institute of Labour Studies
The participation of Australians in vocational education and training (VET) varies a great deal in terms of levels of training, industry fields and demographic aspects; that is, age, gender, locality and socioeconomic status. The purpose of this study was to undertake an analysis of various aspects of VET participation by age, gender, socioeconomic status and Australian Qualifications Framework level. Information for Queensland and South Australia is also provided to illustrate the capacity to analyse this information at a state/territory level.
Australia, Employment, Vocational education, Socio-economics
Teese, R. and Walstab, A., 2009. Social area differences in VET participation. Australian Bulletin of Labour, Vol. 35 No. 2, pp. 438-451.