ERIC Number: ED453397
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Research Readings. Australian Apprenticeships.
Smart, Nigel, Ed.
This volume on apprenticeships in Australia summarizes 11 research studies. After an "Introduction" (Nigel Smart), the reports are: "Apprenticeship in Australia: A Concise History" (John Ray); "Issues and Directions from the Australian Apprenticeship and Traineeship Literature" (Stephen Saunders); "Determinants of Apprentice Training by Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises" (Katrina Ball, Brett Freeland); "Locational Issues in New Apprenticeships" (Tom Dumbrell, Wendy Finnegan, and Rowena de Montfort); "Unlocking the Barriers: A Regional Perspective of Apprenticeships and Traineeships" (John Martino and Sue Holden); "Apprentices' and Trainees' English Language and Literacy Skills in Workplace Learning and Performance: Employer and Employee Opinion" (Shirley O'Neill and Annabelle Gish); "The Value of On-the-Job Traineeships" (Josie Misko, Jan Patterson, and Rosemary Markotic); "Training for Skilled Trades in Australia, 1980-2000: Training Reforms" (Elizabeth Webster, Michael Dockery, Thea Bainger, and Ross Kelly); "On- and Off-Job Approaches to Learning and Assessment in Apprenticeships and Traineeships" (Andrew Strickland, Michele Simons, Roger Harris, Ian Robertson, and Maddy Harford); "Factors That Contribute to Retention and Completion in Apprenticeships and Traineeships" (Roger Harris, Michele Simons, Heather Symoms, and Berwyn Clayton); and "Quality in Context: Reflections on Factors Impacting on the Quality of Apprenticeship and Traineeship Training" (Kaye Schofield). (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Apprenticeships, Blue Collar Occupations, Delivery Systems, Developed Nations, Education Work Relationship, Educational Assessment, Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational History, Educational Legislation, Educational Quality, Educational Research, Employee Attitudes, Employer Attitudes, Employment Patterns, Enrollment, Entry Workers, Evaluation, Foreign Countries, Job Performance, Job Skills, Job Training, Labor Needs, Labor Turnover, Lifelong Learning, Literacy, Literacy Education, Off the Job Training, On the Job Training, Postsecondary Education, School Holding Power, Small Businesses, Staff Development, State Government, Student Certification, Surveys, Trade and Industrial Education, Trainees, Unemployment, Work Environment
National Centre for Vocational Education Research, 252 Kensington Road, Leabrook, South Australia 5068, Australia (cat. no. 545, $55 Australian). Tel: 08 8333 8400; Fax: 08 8331 9211; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: http://www.ncver.edu.au. For full text: http://www.ncver.edu.au/research/proj/nr0025.pdf.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
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Authoring Institution: National Centre for Vocational Education Research, Leabrook (Australia).
Identifiers - Location: Australia