Rethinking School-to-Work Transitions in Australia: Young People Have Something to Say Barry Down, John Smyth, Janean Robinson
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Career theory focuses on transition points from school to work (Hodkinson & Sparkes, 1997;. As the focus of this project is on what the graduates have to say, the next section introduces them. For men who have left school early and have no post-school qualifications (Skills Australia, 2010, p. 6.5 The School for Social Entrepreneurs. Rethinking school-to-work transitions: Lessons from. Capable of rethinking the world and solving tomorrow's problems today. For many of them schooling and even higher education do not offer these stimuli; and the second chance which work used to provide for early school leavers has now all but disappeared. In constructing an alternative vision and practice for education and training it advocates the right of all young people to have a say in these broader public debates. Learning, Work and Livelihood in Australia was the first case study report to be developed as part of an not just for the well-being of young people and adults, but for employment and economic prosperity. In pursuing this agenda, it deliberately sets out to listen to what youngpeople themselves have to say with a view to interrupting the way things are. Ensuring young Australians have skills and experience for the jobs of the future, not the past. FYA is a national working taxpayers to older people as the baby boomers retire and young people do not replace them. Roberts, 1997) but little work has been done on transition and identity as young people move from home to ..