These publications are about school and equivalent programs, training and employment for young people around Australia, in Victoria and our local area. They include resources, information about programs, current research and outcomes reports.
This report is about the learning and work situations of young Australians. Published by the Foundation for Young Australians. There is a full report, an at a glance – executive summary and also tables report for more detailed data tables.
The Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership prepared a paper discussing the policy strategies for engaging young people in learning.
The Vocational Equivalent to Year 12 PDF
An investigation into the notion of a vocational equivalent to Year 12 completion. Published in 2011 by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.
Youth Connections Fact Sheet PDF
This fact sheet explains in brief the Youth Connections Program.
A review into youth pathways and career development in alternative and flexible learning organisations in southern metropolitan Melbourne.
Deferring a University Offer in Regional Victoria 2010 PDF
The findings of a survey designed to capture the transition experiences over a 4 year period of regional school completers from the 2006 Year 12 school year who had deferred a place at university.
Youth Affairs Council of Victoria assesses the impact of refocussed government funding in the Vocational Education and Training sector and its potential impact on young people.
National Survey of Young Australians – Victoria PDF
The results of Mission Australia’s 10th National Survey of Young Australians. Published in 2011.
Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning Review PDF
A review of the 2004 structure of the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) certificate, prior to its reaccreditation in 2006. This document was published in 2004 by the Victorian Curriculum Assessment Authority.
A discussion paper on the youth transitions system, produced in 2010 by the Department of Education & Early Childhood Development.
A guide to enrolling your child in a Victorian government secondary school.
An outline of a policy framework, that sets out the Victorian Government’s commitment to better support vulnerable young people and their families, moving towards improved integration of services, stronger localised approaches and earlier and more effective responses. Published by the Victorian Government Department of Human Services in 2010.
This guide answers some of the Frequently Asked Questions about apprenticeships and traineeships. Published in 2011 by Skills Victoria.
This presentation lists relevant education and training websites and resources. An excellent resource for senior secondary students and teachers. The original source and author of this presentation is unknown.
The Macedon Ranges Training Needs Analysis report 2014 identifies opportunities for future training and workforce development planning to occur and for maximising employment opportunities within the Macedon Ranges Shire, particularly for young people and those seeking to retrain, to further develop their skills.
The Plan for Growth Report was developed as part of the Skills, Training and Workforce Development initiative of the Eildon-Thornton-Alexandra Advancing Country Towns project. It highlights the breadth of training being undertaken within and outside the Shire; trends and gaps in training provision and the current and future needs of key businesses and industry sectors. It will be an important tool for future training and workforce development planning and for maximising employment opportunities within the Shire, particularly for young people and those seeking to retrain or to further develop their skills.
This resource includes a range of resources and information relevant to the Lower Hume VET Cluster. Updated annually by the CRLLEN Cluster Coordinator.
A checklist of things students should consider if they are planning to leave school early. Developed by the CRLLEN in partnership with the Lower Hume VET cluster in 2011.
Released in 2012, this manual provides a series of resources and checklists for schools, student and health providers to assist with work experience and structured workplace learning in the health sector. Developed by Central Ranges LLEN in partnership with St Mary’s College, Seymour, Seymour Health.
The Hume region workforce development committee has established a number of key strategies to improve the connection between skills and local industry workforce needs. As part of this strategy a number of presentations have been developed to communicate the current trends in key major industries across the region: