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Survey analysis of the pathways of public TVET college learners through NATED programmes

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Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET); Labour Market Intelligence Partnership (LMIP); Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), Education, Science and Skills Development Research Programme

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McBride, Timothy; Needham, Seamus; Powell, Lesley; Papier, Joy


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A number of research studies were conducted within this theme of research. The key questions that each of the studies attempted to answer is reflected in the following topics: 1. What is the progression, graduation and destination of secondary school students? 2. How matric results influence university access, field of study and progression through to university. 3. What are the school-to-work transitions in the National Income Dynamic Study? 4. What are the university graduate destination outcomes: The Eastern Cape study on transitions to the labour market 5. Assessing the usability of graduate destination surveys for the analysis of labour market outcomes. 6. Scoping for a tracer study of the education and training and labour market outcomes of workplace training programmes. 7. What are the pathways of TVET college learners through the TVET colleges and beyond? 8. Who accesses adult education programmes and where do they progress to: An exploratory tracer study on community education and training centres.

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