Careers

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Successful Vocational Education and Training (VET) in schools programs
Successful Vocational Education and Training (VET) in schools programs

Around a quarter of a million students in Australia choose to undertake Vocational Education and Training (VET) in school each year as part of their senior secondary studies. New research, released this month, explores some of the reasons why they choose this pathway, and the factors that lead to effective VET in schools programs.

Infographic: The professions viewed as most ethical by the public
Infographic: The professions viewed as most ethical by the public

A recent survey measured public attitudes to ethical conduct across society. In this infographic, you can see how each occupational sector scored in the Ethics Index for 2020, and how different occupations within the education sector are viewed by the public.

Infographic: Teenage career expectations over time

A new report from the OECD explores the career aspirations of 15-year-olds from across the world. In this infographic, we look at the percentage of boys and girls expecting to work in one of the 10 most commonly cited jobs when they are 30 years old, and how their career choices have changed over time.

Supporting students' career and educational aspirations
Supporting students' career and educational aspirations

Research from the University of Newcastle has shed light on how young people come up with answers to the question ‘what do you want to be when you grow up?’ and the implications for educators.

The Research Files Episode 32: Investigating the educational aspirations of Indigenous students
The Research Files Episode 32: Investigating the educational aspirations of Indigenous students

Professor Jenny Gore joins The Research Files to discuss the findings of a new Australian study by academics from the University of Newcastle and Western Sydney University investigating the occupational and career aspirations of Indigenous school students.

Creative approaches to crucial education challenges
Creative approaches to crucial education challenges

Teacher recently brought you news of the six WISE (World Innovation Summit for Education) Award winners for 2016. Today we take a look at the other nine projects that made it onto the shortlist.

Students and career aspirations: Infographic

Researchers asked 3500 school students about their career goals. Find out what the most popular chosen occupations were in this Teacher infographic.

When I grow up ...
When I grow up ...

How early do children start to think about future careers? A new study offers some interesting insights about the career aspirations of students and the reasons behind their choices.