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ERIC Number: ED499737
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 116
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 48
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Responding to Health Skills Shortages: Innovative Directions from Vocational Education and Training. Support Document
Kilpatrick, Sue; Le, Quynh; Johns, Susan; Millar, Pat; Routley, Georgie
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)
This research examines innovative solutions developed by the vocational education and training (VET) sector in response to skill shortages in the health sector. The study focuses on VET-trained workers in the health industry, and includes enrolled nurses, nursing assistants, personal care assistants, allied health assistants and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers. The research, which also examines innovative overseas approaches to skill shortages in this industry, found that a partnership approach was one answer to dealing with skills shortages in this sector. The support document includes literature review, methodology, models and case studies. (Contains 12 figures and 6 appended tables.) [This document was produced by the authors based on their research for the report, "Responding to Health Skills Shortages: Innovative Directions from Vocational Education and Training" (ED499736) and was funded by the Australian Department of Education, Science and Training.]
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: ncver@ncver.edu.au; Web site: http://www.ncver.edu.au/publications/index.html
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Centre for Vocational Education Research, Leabrook (Australia).
Identifiers - Location: Australia