Secondary schools in most parts of Australia now conduct work experience programmes which provide for student participation in normal conditions of work. Generally, work experience is now embedded within what is termed a 'Transition Education' programme, and usually includes elements of social studies, skills associated with job acquisition, and components designed to prepare the student for transition from school to work
Lynch, P. P.,
& Ramsay, W.
The Role and Influence of Teachers in Relation to Student Decision Making Regarding Jobs and Careers.
Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 9(2).