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Date: 2017
Type: Text
Identifier: http://researchonline.federation.edu.au/vital/access/HandleResolver/1959.17/156118
Description: A number of factors influence the motivations of employers to train their workforce and the ways in which they engage with the training system. This study combines a national survey and interviews wit... More
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Date: 2015
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Identifier: http://researchonline.federation.edu.au/vital/access/HandleResolver/1959.17/97911
Description: This paper uses evidence from an Australian research project into under-recognized skills in occupations, gathered through industry-level interviews and company case studies, to examine VET curricula.... More
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Date: 2014
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Identifier: http://researchonline.federation.edu.au/vital/access/HandleResolver/1959.17/63126
Description: Higher education is increasingly available to a wider range of people, not just recent school-leavers with established academic ability. One way of encouraging this trend is to provide credit transfer... More
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Date: 2014
Type: Text
Identifier: http://researchonline.federation.edu.au/vital/access/HandleResolver/1959.17/73540
Description: This paper reports on aspects of a recent project carried out for the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the World Bank, which was designed to feed into the process of updating and expanding ... More
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Date: 2013
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Identifier: http://researchonline.federation.edu.au/vital/access/HandleResolver/1959.17/43204
Description: This paper uses data from interviews with representatives of national and state organisations that have a policy interest in student-working in Australia. The interviewees included representatives fro... More
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Date: 2013
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Identifier: http://researchonline.federation.edu.au/vital/access/HandleResolver/1959.17/34915
Description: Little has been published in the Australian vocational education and training (VET) literature on the topic of pre-apprenticeships, which are a loose type of preparatory courses for apprenticeships av... More
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Date: 2013
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Identifier: http://researchonline.federation.edu.au/vital/access/HandleResolver/1959.17/76162
Description: This project was undertaken with funding from the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the World Bank. It was designed to inform the redevelopment of the Indian apprenticeship system. Governmen... More
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Date: 2012
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Identifier: http://researchonline.federation.edu.au/vital/access/HandleResolver/1959.17/46290
Description: This paper reports on the practice of buying-out teaching to create time for research. A study was carried out, at a regional university in Australia, with academics in receipt of research grant funds... More
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Authors: Smith, Erica
Date: 2012
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Identifier: http://researchonline.federation.edu.au/vital/access/HandleResolver/1959.17/36802
Description: This paper examines what is arguably the most important issue in qualitative research - access to willing participants - specifically in the context of companies. This is of considerable importance in... More
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Date: 2012
Type: Text
Identifier: http://researchonline.federation.edu.au/vital/access/HandleResolver/1959.17/45045
Description: This paper is a preliminary investigation of the place that theory plays in vocational education and training (VET) research. Vocational education and training is an academic discipline, whose theory ... More
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Date: 2011
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Identifier: http://researchonline.federation.edu.au/vital/access/HandleResolver/1959.17/40133
Description: While the Australian apprenticeship and traineeship system is currently strong, the overall strength belies some areas of weakness. One of these areas is the uneven nature of demand from applicants fo... More
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Authors: Smith, Erica
Date: 2010
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Identifier: http://researchonline.federation.edu.au/vital/access/HandleResolver/1959.17/43092
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Authors: Smith, Erica
Date: 2010
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Identifier: http://researchonline.federation.edu.au/vital/access/HandleResolver/1959.17/67744
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Date: 2010
Type: Journal article
Identifier: http://researchonline.federation.edu.au/vital/access/HandleResolver/1959.17/60442
Description: Purpose – This paper aims to examine the employment and training of mature-aged workers, so that suggestions for improving training for mature-aged workers may be offered. Design/methodology/approach ... More
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Authors: Smith, Erica
Date: 2010
Type: Text
Identifier: http://researchonline.federation.edu.au/vital/access/HandleResolver/1959.17/62616
Description: 2009 was a bad year for Australia's international vocational education and training (VET) industry. Racism affecting international students on the streets and in the national media discouraged student... More
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