In/equality and choice in senior secondary school students' outcomes: Queensland's reforms of vocational education and training in schools

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Author: Li, Bingyi


The extension of compulsory education to Year 11 and 12 has been implemented in Queensland since 2006. The research project reported in this thesis was designed to develop a detailed picture of young adult outcomes from the innovation in Queensland's Senior Learning. It provides insight into the relationship between the expected benefits of these changes to senior education as promised in Government policies and evidence of actual outcomes students obtained through their learning and training. The focal research questions are: Are young adults provided equal opportunity for learning and...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Secondary education; Vocational education and training; Students; Outcomes; Equity; Pathways; Performance

Keywords: VET in schools; Policy implications; Outcomes of education and training; Data analysis

Geographic subjects: Queensland; Australia; Oceania

Published: [Penrith, New South Wales]: University of Western Sydney, 2011

Physical description: xviii, 347 p.

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Resource type: Thesis

Call number: TD/TNC 131.919

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