Ticket to Work Post School Outcomes

Ticket to Work prepares high school students with disability for the world of work. An evaluation found that Ticket to Work participants have higher labour market participation, school completion, postschool studying, social participation and independence compared to other young people with similar disability (the comparison group). Post School Outcomes PDF Post School Outcomes Word Post […]

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Study shows long-term benefits of supporting young Australians with disability to prepare for work

  Evidence shows that young people with disability are able to thrive in open employment when prepared and supported while at school through a coordinated approach. A new evaluation report shows that Ticket to Work, an initiative of National Disability Services, is providing effective school-to-work transition supports for young people with disability. The outcomes study […]

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Transitions to Employment of Australian Young People with Disability and the Ticket to Work Initiative

The Transitions to Employment of Australian Young People with Disability and the Ticket to Work Initiative report is centred on an exploration of transition from school to work within the context of young people with disability. The report provides youth disability data, explores what factors and elements comprise ‘good transition’ for this cohort and examines the […]

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Research to Action Guides: School to Employment Transitions

Bridging the gap between what we know and what we do. Our objective is to build a comprehensive online collection of disability research and translational resources for the Australian context. Our Research to Action Guides are based on the best available local and international evidence and put together by subject matter experts to support research […]

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Literature review: Young people with intellectual disabilities and work in after-school jobs

Over 60 per cent of secondary students have an after-school job, yet for many students with disability, they are unable to get support they need to participate in a job while at school. This could put them at a further disadvantage when trying to access employment post-school. Ticket to Work has embarked on a project to explore the […]

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‘Ticket to Work’ – A best practice School-based Apprenticeship and Traineeship model for students with disability

This Paper is both a literature review of strategies and approaches to apprenticeships and traineeships for people with a disability and recommendations for how to develop a best practice SBAT model for young people with disabilities. This Paper was written to assist the ‘Youth Disability Pathways Network (Inner Melbourne)’ stakeholders to initiate a pilot SBAT […]

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