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Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research

Dr Phillip McKenzie

1995

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Educational Attainment And Participation In Training, Phil Mckenzie, Mike Long Jul 1995

Educational Attainment And Participation In Training, Phil Mckenzie, Mike Long

Dr Phillip McKenzie

The relationship between prior educational attainment and participation in formal and On-the-Job Training (OJT) in Australia was examined through an analysis of unit record data from the 1993 Survey of Training and Education that was conducted by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Univariate analyses were performed to document employee participation by level of educational attainment in three different types of training activities: external training, in-house training, and OJT. Multivariate analyses were then conducted to separate the effect of educational attainment from other variables (for example, age and occupation) that might affect training participation. Educational attainment was found to have a ...


Scale Economies In Australian Secondary Schools, Phil Mckenzie Dec 1994

Scale Economies In Australian Secondary Schools, Phil Mckenzie

Dr Phillip McKenzie

This paper reviews the evidence on the existence of scale economies in Australian secondary schools. The paper has three main sections: a description of the sizes of Australian secondary schools; an outline of the conceptual basis for estimations of scale economies; and a review of the empirical studies that have been conducted in Australia and overseas.