June 1, 2017

Perceptions Are Not Reality: myths, realities & the critical role of vocational education & training in Australia

A new report reveals that, on average, TAFE graduates not only have higher starting wages than university graduates, but also find work more quickly. The report, titled: ‘Perceptions Are Not Reality: myths, realities & the critical role of vocational education & training in Australia’, was released by Skilling Australia Foundation (SAF) today. It found that […]

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May 30, 2017

Equipping the Next Generation in an Increasingly Complex Environment

The environment that Young Australians today face when completing their schooling, is increasingly complex. There are no shortages of career or further educational opportunities they could explore, however navigating these pathways have also become more complex than ever, highlighting the necessity for increased support and guidance. Research released today by the Career Industry Council of […]

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March 9, 2017

The future of Australian apprenticeships: report of the stakeholder forum

The future of Australian apprenticeships stakeholder forum was hosted by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) in conjunction with the Australian Government Department of Education and Training in Canberra on 25 October, 2016

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March 7, 2017

Career Guidance, School Experiences and the University Participation of Young People from Equity Groups

New research puts a spotlight on the value of school-based early interventions to increase university enrolments for students from low socioeconomic backgrounds. Two important school factors, the provision of career advice and positive school experiences, are shown to increase the likelihood that students from disadvantaged backgrounds will attend university. But not all career advice is equal.

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February 28, 2017

What is happening in Norway?

Norwegian society will face many significant challenges in the coming years. Access to high-quality career guidance services is crucial in times when change is necessary and transitions are ongoing Most people will have to make multiple educational and career choices in the course of their lives. Career guidance has an impact for the individual in […]

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