Vocational Education Participation and Attainment Among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians: Trends 2002-2015 and Employment Outcomes – Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research

ABSTRACT This report examines trends in participation in vocational education and training, and attainment of vocational qualifications, among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people during 2002–15. The report also investigates whether Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with a higher-level vocational qualification are more likely to subsequently gain employment than those with a lower-level vocational … [Read More] Vocational Education Participation and Attainment Among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians: Trends 2002-2015 and Employment Outcomes – Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research

Education and Other Legislation Amendment Bill – Parliamentary Library

Extract from an article by James Griffiths and Carol Ey, Social Policy Section, and, Paula Pyburne, Law and Bills Digest Section Purpose of the Bill:The purpose of the Education and Other Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2017 (the Bill) is to amend the Ombudsman Act 1976 to establish the office of the VET Student Loans Ombudsman. In … [Read More] Education and Other Legislation Amendment Bill – Parliamentary Library

Vocational Education and Training: A Pathway to the straight and narrow – Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research

ABSTRACT Education is often claimed to reduce social exclusion and crime, yet there is little empirical evidence beyond that for increased schooling. In this study, we estimate the crime-reducing effects of participating in post-secondary vocational education and training (VET) between ages 16 and 44, exploiting a natural experiment in Australia that increased VET participation in … [Read More] Vocational Education and Training: A Pathway to the straight and narrow – Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research

Social Policy ‘Generosity’ at a Time of Fiscal Austerity: The strange case of Australia’s National Disability Insurance Scheme – Critical Social Policy

ABSTRACT In a climate of fiscal austerity, Australia’s neo-liberal government is continuing to fund and implement an expensive National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). This article presents a demographic, funding and policy context for the introduction of the NDIS. Its success, we argue, must be situated in the context of development of a post-industrial workforce, and … [Read More] Social Policy ‘Generosity’ at a Time of Fiscal Austerity: The strange case of Australia’s National Disability Insurance Scheme – Critical Social Policy

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