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Title Education and training in Australia, 1996
Published [Canberra] : Australian Bureau of Statistics, 1996


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  370.994 Aus/Eat  AVAILABLE
Description ix, 239 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
Contents 1. Introduction -- Scope and coverage -- Defining education and training -- Demographic changes in the Australian population -- Recent trends and initiatives -- Feature article: exporting educational services -- 2. Providers of education and training -- Schools -- Vocational education and training (VET) -- Higher education -- Featrue article: open learning -- 3. Staffing -- Staff in schools -- Staff in VET institutions -- Staff in higher education institutions -- Future supply of teachers and academic staff -- 4. Financing education and training -- An overview of expenditure on education -- Income and expenditure by schools -- Income and expenditure in VET -- Income and expenditure for training -- Income and expenditure in higher education -- Household expenditure on education -- Study assistance -- Feature article: tuition fees in higher education institutions -- 5. Students and participants in education and training -- An overview of participation -- Participation in schools -- Participation in VET -- Other forms of training -- Feature article: student demand in tertiary education -- Participation in higher education -- Feature article: trends in postgraduate education -- 6. Attainment -- Attainment of the Australian population -- Attainment by the labour force -- Attainment by those not in the labour force -- Factors affecting attainment -- Attainment by school-age students -- Attachment by VET students -- Feature article: Pass rates in tertiary education -- Attainment by higher education students -- Transition from education to work -- Outcomes in the labour force
Summary A wide range of statistics covering schools, higher education, TAFE, VET, and training providers and activities in Australia, and touching on adult education and Open Learning. Statistics and commentary describe and analyse participation, staffing and finance at each sector level. Educational attainment and transition to the labour force are also examined. The publication includes selected State and historical components, and has been written with an awarewess of current trends and policy directions
Notes "W. McLennan, Australian Statistician"
Catalogue no. 4224.0
Includes tables
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Academic achievement -- Statistics.
Education -- Australia -- Finance -- Statistics.
Education -- Australia -- Statistics.
Educational attainment -- Australia -- Statistics.
Education, Higher -- Australia -- Statistics.
Occupational training -- Australia -- Statistics.
Students -- Australia -- Statistics.
Teachers -- Statistics.
Vocational education -- Australia -- Statistics.
Author Australian Bureau of Statistics.
ISBN 0642207666