ERIC Number: ED480327
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: N/A
Students and Courses, 2002: In Detail. Australian Vocational Education and Training Statistics.
National Centre for Vocational Education Research, Leabrook (Australia).
This document presents detailed statistical information about activity in Australia's public vocational education and training (VET) system in 2002. It contains information on VET students and courses for each of Australia's states and territories. The statistics included in the report were derived from the data collected from VET providers across Australia in accordance with the Australian Vocational Education and Training Management Information and Statistical Standard. The data collected and analyzed cover all VET delivered by providers in receipt of public funding for VET, including technical and further education institutes, other government providers such as agricultural colleges and university VET campuses, community providers, and private providers to which public funds had been allotted for delivery of VET. (According to the data collected, a total of 1,690,100 students [872,200 males and 812,900 females] were enrolled in VET in Australia in 2002. There were 12,514,100 subject enrollments [359.5 million hours of training], including 6,544,900 male subject enrollments [185.7 million hours of training] and 5,93,400 female subject enrollments [173.5 million hours of training]. The 185,000 students [91,600 males and 93,900 females] enrolled in the VET-in-Schools program received a total of 37.4 million hours of training.) Thirty-six tables are included. The following items are appended: technical and explanatory notes; a glossary; lists of training providers across Australia; and definitions of the categories used to classify data items. (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Community Organizations, Definitions, Educational Trends, Enrollment, Enrollment Trends, Females, Foreign Countries, Glossaries, Males, National Surveys, Postsecondary Education, Private Schools, Proprietary Schools, Public Schools, Secondary Education, Statistical Surveys, Student Characteristics, Vocational Education, Vocational Schools
National Centre for Vocational Education Research, 252 Kensington Road, Leabrook, South Australia 5068, Australia (Cat. no. 1000; web only). Tel: 08 8333 8400; Fax: 08 8331 9211; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.ncver.edu.au. For full text: http://www.ncver.edu.au/statistics/vet/ann02/id02/index.htm.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Centre for Vocational Education Research, Leabrook (Australia).
Identifiers - Location: Australia