TAFE IT graduates: the puzzle of poor employment outcomes

2017-05-05T01:20:43Z (GMT) by Kinnaird, Bob
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