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The Preparing Secondary Students for Work framework helps schools to better deliver vocational learning and vocational education and training (VET) to secondary school students.

The framework:

  • clarifies terminology often associated with VET
  • outlines the purpose and expected outcomes from VET activities
  • recognises that VET undertaken at school is the same as all other VET
  • makes a clear distinction between vocational learning and VET delivered to secondary school students.

To help your school understand and use the framework a range of tools and resources are available.

Self-assessment tools

These self-assessment tools help schools to review or implement new or existing career education and vocational learning programs.

VET self-assessment tool

The VET self-assessment tool helps to plan, implement and review the vocational education and training (VET) programs in schools.

Career education self-assessment tool

The Career education self-assessment tool evaluates the strengths and weaknesses of school career education programs.