ERIC Number: ED494043
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Identifying the Key Factors Affecting the Chance of Passing Vocational Education and Training Subjects
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)
This report identifies student characteristics--demographic and life-stage factors--which influence successful completion of vocational education and training (VET) subjects. It finds the likelihood of passing is significantly reduced for people who are Indigenous, have a disability, are of non-English speaking background, are unemployed or are aged 19 years or less. The research is based on statistical analysis. Appended are: (1) Construction of analysis variables; (2) Logistic regression output and diagnostics; (3) Variable means of the student cohort; and (4) Predicted probabilities of passing. (Contains 8 tables.)
Descriptors: Student Characteristics, Statistical Analysis, Non English Speaking, Vocational Education, Unemployment, Age, Disabilities, Indigenous Populations, Prior Learning, Place of Residence, Research Methodology, Ability Identification, Academic Achievement, Performance Factors
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Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: Postsecondary Education
Sponsor: Australian National Training Authority, Brisbane.
Authoring Institution: National Centre for Vocational Education Research, Leabrook (Australia).