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ERIC Number: ED504321
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 27
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-9214-1285-1
The Female "Tradie": Challenging Employment Perceptions in Non-Traditional Trades for Women. Occasional Paper
Shewring, Fiona
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)
The place of women in the manual trades is examined in this paper, which sets out strategies for encouraging them to study and work in areas such as building and construction. Such strategies include introductory and pre-apprenticeships courses, clustering female students, and support from teachers in opening up job opportunities. This paper is the result of a 2008 NCVER New Researcher Award. (Contains 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Centre for Vocational Education Research
Identifiers - Location: New Zealand; United Kingdom (Great Britain); United States