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Shah, Chandra; Cooney, Richard; Long, Michael; Burke, Gerald – Centre for the Economics of Education and Training, Monash University, 2005
This report investigates the future supply of and demand for certain types of skilled labour at the trades and sub-trades levels that will be required for these projects up to 2010. In particular, it focuses on skilled labour in the mechanical, fabrication and electrical trades and mobile plant operators and construction workers in the sub-trades.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Supply and Demand, Skilled Workers, Apprenticeships
Shah, Chandra; Burke, Gerald – Centre for the Economics of Education and Training, Monash University, 2003
In the higher education sector most students enrol in a course with the intention of obtaining a qualification. In the vocational education and training (VET) sector many students tend to complete only some units of competencies or modules of a course. This study analysed the progress until 2000 of students who commenced a TAFE course in 1997, and…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Foreign Countries, Outcomes of Education, Vocational Education
Shah, Chandra; Burke, Gerald – 2003
Forecasts of Australian labor market growth, net replacement needs, and net job openings to 2006 are presented using the nine-way grouping of occupations described by (Maglen and Shah, 1999). Analysis is based on classifying occupations by whether they are advantaged by globalization and technological change, relatively insulated, or vulnerable.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Demand Occupations, Developed Nations, Employment Opportunities
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Shah, Chandra; Burke, Gerald – Higher Education, 1999
A Markov chain is used to model the movement of undergraduates through the higher education system in Australia. Given the student's age on commencing a course of study, the model provides estimates of the probability of course completion, mean time for completion, and mean time spent in the higher education system. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Age, College Students, Enrollment Management
Burke, Gerald; Davis, Denis – 1986
This report reviews the participation of immigrant groups in Australian post-compulsory education. The report is divided into two main sections. The first reviews schools and higher education. Focus is placed on governmental funding provisions and policies and their impact on participation rate. The second section reviews migrant participation in…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Enrollment, Ethnic Groups, Foreign Countries
Shah, Chandra; Burke, Gerald – 1996
This report describes the development and application of a model to study the movement of students in, through, and out of higher education in Australia. The model is designed to project the number of students, graduates, and dropouts by age, gender, and broad field of study. The model also estimates the probability of a student completing a…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Age Differences, College Students, Degrees (Academic)