ERIC Number: ED495179
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Reference Count: 74
Pathways from Rural Schools: Does School VET Make a Difference? Support Document
Johns, Susan; Kilpatrick, Sue; Loechel, Barton; Prescott, Libby
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)
This document was produced by the authors based on their research for the report "Pathways from Rural Schools: Does School VET Make a Difference?" [ED495178], and is an added resource for further information. The original report investigated the medium-term outcomes of vocational education and training (VET) programs delivered by rural schools. This support document contains the following sections: (1) Tables and Figures; (2) Acknowledgments; (3) Executive Summary; (4) Introduction; (5) Literature Review; (6) Methodology; (7) Results and Discussion; (8) Profile of Respondents and Perceptions of Senior School Years; (9) An Overview of the Responses of School VET Students; (10) Outcomes of Participation in School VET Programs: Education and Training; (11) Outcomes of Participation in School VET Programs: Employment; (12) Outcomes of School VET Programs for Rural Communities; (13) Conclusions and Implications; (14) References; and (15) Appendices. Appendices include: (1) Additional tables; (2) Summary of school VET systems by state; (3) Case studies; and (4) Survey. (Contains 61 tables and 27 figures.)
Descriptors: Rural Areas, Rural Schools, Vocational Education, Job Training, Outcomes of Education, Education Work Relationship, Student Participation, Student Characteristics
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Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Postsecondary Education
Sponsor: Australian National Training Authority, Brisbane.
Authoring Institution: National Centre for Vocational Education Research, Leabrook (Australia).