Setting the Pace: A Report on Aspects of Education, Training and Youth Transition

4 July 2005

Victoria leads the nation in the educational attainment of young people and in successful transitions from school, according to a report for the Dusseldorp Skills Forum, the Education Foundation and the Business Council of Australia.

 Across a number of key measures Victoria is the leader, or close to the lead, in:

  • The proportion of teenagers and young adults engaged full-time in learning or work.
  • School retention.
  • Levels of unemployment.
  • The proportion of youth ‘at risk’ in the transition from school.
  • Post-school participation in vocational education and training (VET).
  • Apprenticeship commencements.

Read the news release or download a copy of the report using the following links.