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VET career pathways for school students living with disability: working with employers

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Fischer, S and Kilpatrick, S, VET career pathways for school students living with disability: working with employers, Celebrating the Impact of Regional Research and Education, Devonport, Tasmania (2022) [Conference Extract]


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Abstract

Research has shown that employers and industry are key partners in work-based learning and can hinder or enhance access to VET (Atkinson, 2016). This pilot project focuses on increasing employer and industry understanding of what is involved in engaging in the work-based component of school-based VET for students with disability. It seeks to identify barriers and enhancers to both employer and student participation in work-based learning in workplaces in a regional city and strategies to address the barriers.

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Item Type:Conference Extract
Keywords:vocational education and training (VET), disability, regional, rural and remote, career development learning
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Education policy, sociology and philosophy
Research Field:Sociology of education
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Schools and learning environments
Objective Field:Equity and access to education
UTAS Author:Fischer, S (Dr Sarah Fischer)
UTAS Author:Kilpatrick, S (Professor Sue Kilpatrick)
ID Code:154227
Year Published:2022
Deposited By:Education
Deposited On:2022-11-14
Last Modified:2022-11-14
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