TAFE IT graduates: the puzzle of poor employment outcomes
journal contributionposted on 05.05.2017 by Kinnaird, Bob
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Recent surveys of the employment status of TAFE IT graduates show a high proportion are unemployed six months after completing their course. Unemployment rates are particularly high for graduates without previous work experience. This is a puzzling outcome given employer complaints about shortages of IT specialists. This article explores the causes of this situation and offers some policy responses. Copyright. Monash University and the author/s