ERIC Number: EJ651640
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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A Stocktake of the Economics of Vocational Education and Training in Australia: Some Implications for Career Development.
Smith, Chris Selby
Australian Journal of Career Development, v11 n2 p22-29 Win 2002
Reviews research on the current status of skill requirements in Australian industries, industry demand for vocational education and training, ways in which enterprises perceive training (cost or investment), and vocational education in secondary schools. Derives implications for career development, including increased demand for flexibility and multiskiling, individual responsibility for development, and need for significant school changes. (Contains 22 references.) (SK)
Descriptors: Career Development, Cost Effectiveness, Educational Economics, Foreign Countries, Human Capital, Job Skills, Job Training, Labor Force Development, Labor Needs, Secondary Education, Vocational Education
Australian Council for Educational Research, Private Bag 55, Camberwell, Victoria 3124, Australia.
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: Australia