Serena Yu and Tanya Bretherton have won the AVETRA Early Career Researcher Award this April for their work in the field of Vocational Education and Training, at the AVETRA National Conference in Fremantle. Yu and Bretherton have been engaged in a three year program of research "Vocations: the link between post-compulsory education and the labour market", undertaken for the NCVER.More
Electrical Apprentice Pay is Inadequate 28 Feb 2013
A research report being released this morning finds award wage rates do not adequately reflect skill levels or financial requirements of contemporary electrical apprentices. The Workplace Research Centre at the University of Sydney Business School, in conjunction with Professor Michael Bittman, recently completed the research on apprentice wages for the Electrical Trades Union.
As part of a consortium with the University of Melbourne, the WRC is undertaking research into the links between and within education and work. More
Since 2007 the Workplace Research Centre (WRC) have been collecting data on the work experiences of police officers employed in New South Wales, Victoria, Northern Territory and the Australian Federal Police. The final wave of results in the Police at Work Study were released in November 2012.More