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ERIC Number: ED528181
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 19
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 10
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-9219-5584-6
ISSN: N/A
The Attitudes of People with a Disability to Undertaking VET Training. Occasional Paper
Nechvoglod, Lisa; Griffin, Tabatha
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)
This research used a survey to investigate the attitudes of people with a disability towards undertaking training. The findings show very positive attitudes towards training by participants and, although the ability to generalise to the wider population is limited, one thing is clear: generally, people with a disability are willing to undertake vocational education and training (VET) and consider it a good option in helping them find employment. Some factors affected attitudes more than others, including level of school-based education; highest qualification level completed; whether people had single or multiple disabilities; and, to some extent, gender. (Contains 10 tables and 1 footnote.)
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
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Centre for Vocational Education Research
Identifiers - Location: Australia