Vocational Training

2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 5,600 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 9 years to get that many views.

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A Third of Young Australians in Training in 2011

Auto mechanics class at Chawama Youth Resource...

Auto mechanics class at Chawama Youth Resource Centre (Photo credit: IICD)

“A third (32.1%) of young Australians aged 15-19 years participated in vocational education and training in 2011.

Released by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), Australian vocational education and training statistics: Students and courses 2011 provides an annual, national snapshot of student enrolments and training activity.

The 15-19 year age group also saw growth of an additional 16 200 students, making up 25.4% of the total student population.”

To read more visit The National Council for Vocational Education and Research – NCVER – Australia: http://www.ncver.edu.au/newsevents/mediareleases/mr_136.html