Recent Submissions

  • Participation in VET across Australia: a regional analysis 

    Walstab, Anne; Lamb, Stephen (National Institute of Labour Studies, 2009)
    This report examines participation in vocational education and training (VET) across different regions of Australia. Two main types of analysis are presented: regional participation rates are mapped; and regression analyses ...
  • Social area differences in VET participation 

    Teese, Richard; Walstab, Anne (National Institute of Labour Studies, 2009)
    The participation of Australians in vocational education and training (VET) varies a great deal in terms of levels of training, industry fields and demographic aspects; that is, age, gender, locality and socioeconomic ...
  • Changing work organisation and skill requirements 

    Martin, William Craig; Healy, Joshua Gregory (National Institute of Labour Studies, 2009)
    This report examines Australian studies of work organisation and how the workplace is changing in response to pressures from increased global competition, rapidly changing consumer markets and the expansion of the services ...
  • Changing forms of employment and their implications for the development of skills 

    Richardson, Susan (Sue); Law, Vincent (National Institute of Labour Studies, 2009)
    This article discusses the knowledge people acquire through working: how to be productive workers. Areas covered include the type of employment and its effect on the level of skills development; the ways in which the ...