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National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2017
This publication presents estimates of apprentice and trainee activity in Australia for the December quarter 2016. The figures in this publication are derived from the National Apprentice and Trainee Collection no.91 (March 2017 estimates). The most recent figures in this publication are estimated (that is, for training activity from the June…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Trainees, Vocational Education, Statistical Data
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2017
This document covers the data terms used in publications sourced from the National Apprentice and Trainee Collection and their associated data tables. The primary purpose of this document is to assist users of the publications to understand the specific data terms used within them. Terms are listed in alphabetical order with the following…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Trainees, Definitions, Classification
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2017
Apprentice and trainee data are reported by the State and Territory Training Authorities to NCVER on a quarterly basis, starting at the September quarter of 1994. The set of data submitted that quarter is referred to as Collection 1. The sets of data submitted in subsequent quarters are referred to as Collection 2, Collection 3 and so on. NCVER…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Statistical Data, Apprenticeships, Trainees
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2017
This good practice guide is based on the research project "Enhancing training advantage for remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander learners" by John Guenther et al. on behalf of Ninti One Limited. The project examines five unique and successful vocational education and training (VET) programs in remote areas and identifies how…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, School Holding Power, Indigenous Populations, Pacific Islanders
Guenther, John; Bat, Melodie; Stephens, Anne; Skewes, Janet; Boughton, Bob; Williamson, Frances; Wooltorton, Sandra; Marshall, Melissa; Dwyer, Anna – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2017
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in very remote parts of Australia are increasingly participating in vocational education and training (VET); however, completion rates remain low and employment outcomes are not improving. This project identifies how retention and completion can be improved and what other indicators of success are important…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Pacific Islanders, Vocational Education
Skewes, Janet; Bat, Melodie; Guenther, John; Boughton, Bob; Williamson, Frances; Wooltorton, Sandra; Marshall, Mel; Dwyer, Anna; Stephens, Anne – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2017
The case studies presented in this Support Document are a compilation of learnings derived from the research project, "Enhancing training advantage for remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander learners." The project, funded by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), was conducted by a consortium of researchers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Pacific Islanders, Vocational Education
Tyler, Mark; Dymock, Darryl – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2017
This occasional paper provides a stocktake of recent developments in continuing professional development for VET practitioners. It explores issues such as industry currency, the debate around a professional association for VET and the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment as the minimum qualification for VET practitioners. Through synthesising…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Professional Continuing Education, Faculty Development, Vocational Education Teachers
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2017
National Indigenous training and employment policy falls under the auspices of the Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS), an initiative which covers all facets of Indigenous social, economic, health and well-being across multiple Australian Government departments. Two of the main aims of the Jobs, Land and Economy component of the IAS are to…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Job Training, Employment, Public Policy
Ackehurst, Maree; Polvere, Rose-Anne; Windley, Georgina – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2017
Indigenous educational and employment disadvantage is a much researched and discussed subject. The latest Prime Minister's Closing the Gap report (DPM&C 2017) shows that, while the gap is slowly decreasing in regard to participation in tertiary education, reducing employment disparity, particularly in remote areas, lags behind. This is despite…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Vocational Education, Technical Education, Postsecondary Education
Windley, Georgina – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2017
It has been eight years since the National Indigenous Reform Agreement (also known as "Closing the Gap") set out a series of areas and targets designed to close the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous outcomes on a range of measures. A key objective was to halve the gap in employment outcomes between Indigenous and non-Indigenous…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Vocational Education, Apprenticeships, Training
Fowler, Craig – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2017
Internationally, Australia's tertiary education system, comprising the higher education and vocational education and training (VET) sectors, is highly regarded, with both sectors subject to ongoing national review and reforms. This paper explores in detail the multiple issues that lie at what might be termed the "boundaries and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Vocational Education, Comparative Analysis, Educational Trends
Beddie, Francesca; Hargreaves, Jo; Atkinson, Georgina – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2017
At the request of the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Industry Skills Council (ISC), and the Skills Senior Officials Network (SSON), a National Training Product Reform Group, comprising representatives from all of the jurisdictions, considered the longer-term reform of training products. This exercise, conducted during 2016, aimed to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Industry, Educational Change
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2017
This publication presents estimates of apprentice and trainee activity in Australia for the September quarter 2016. Highlights include: (1) In-training as at 30 September 2016--There were 278,500 apprentices and trainees in-training as of 30 September 2016, a decrease of 5.7% from 30 September 2015; (2) Quarterly training activity--In the…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Statistical Data, Apprenticeships, Trainees
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2017
Apprentice and trainee data are reported by the State and Territory Training Authorities to NCVER on a quarterly basis, starting at the September quarter of 1994. The set of data submitted that quarter is referred to as Collection 1. The sets of data submitted in subsequent quarters are referred to as Collection 2, Collection 3 and so on. NCVER…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Statistical Data, Apprenticeships, Trainees
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2017
This document covers the data terms used in publications sourced from the National Apprentice and Trainee Collection and their associated data tables. The primary purpose of this document is to assist users of the publications to understand the specific data terms used within them. Terms are listed in alphabetical order with the following…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Statistical Data, Apprenticeships, Trainees
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