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ERIC Number: ED494043
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 29
Abstractor: Author
ISBN: ISBN-1-9208-9556-6
Identifying the Key Factors Affecting the Chance of Passing Vocational Education and Training Subjects
John, David
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.)
National Centre for Vocational Education Research Ltd. P.O. Box 8288, Stational Arcade, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia. Tel: +61-8-230-8400; Fax: +61-8-212-3436; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Australian National Training Authority, Brisbane.
Authoring Institution: National Centre for Vocational Education Research, Leabrook (Australia).
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A