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Schueler, Jane; Loveder, Phil – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2020
To better understand the return on investment (ROI) from technical and vocational education and training (TVET) requires an overarching view. Hence, this Guide presents an analytic framework that summarizes some of the main elements and issues that need to be considered in measuring ROI. This includes establishing the scope, context and purpose…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Program Effectiveness, Vocational Education, Stakeholders
Misko, Josie; Chew, Emerick; Korbel, Patrick – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2020
The aim of the vocational education and training (VET) for Secondary School Students program, formerly referred to as VET in Schools program, is potentially to give students an advantage by providing access to training that combines classroom-based learning with experience in actual or simulated workplaces. Importantly, the program also enables…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Secondary Education, Secondary School Students, Job Training
Forrest, Cameron, Ed.; Scobie, Charlotte, Ed. – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2020
The Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (LSAY) are a series of nationally representative surveys of young people, which follow their transitions from compulsory schooling to postschool education and into employment. The survey program is administered by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) on behalf of the Australian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Longitudinal Studies, Surveys, Youth
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2019
This publication provides a summary of the outcomes of international students who completed their vocational education and training (VET) qualification in Australia in 2017. These students were surveyed as an additional component to the 2018 National Student Outcomes Survey. The international component comprised international onshore graduates…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Qualifications, Outcomes of Education, Graduates
Stanwick, John; Siekmann, Gitta – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2019
Skill sets have become recognised as an important short form of training for the modern world of work. They are seen to have a variety of purposes, including upskilling, compliance and licensing, meeting a defined industry need and as an entry pathway to further training. An analysis of nationally recognised or training package skill sets forms…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Job Skills, Minicourses, Educational Development
O'Dwyer, Lisel; White, Ian – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2019
Changes in the qualification profiles of workers is one indicator of changes in the supply and demand for education and training. Using Australian Census data on highest qualification held (which may understate the incidence of Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualifications if they were obtained after completing higher education) this…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Foreign Countries, Occupations, Labor Force
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2019
This report covers Commonwealth and state/territory government-funded training (Commonwealth or state recurrent funding, Commonwealth specific purpose funding or state specific funding). This publication provides a summary of data relating to estimated students, programs, subjects and training providers in Australia's government-funded vocational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Federal Aid, Federal Programs
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2019
This publication presents information on VET in Schools, the vocational education and training (VET) undertaken by school students as part of their senior secondary certificate of education (SSCE). The VET in Schools arrangement offers two main options: students can undertake school-based apprenticeships and traineeships; or they can enrol in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Secondary Education, Certification
Griffin, Tabatha; Mandy Mihelic – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2019
The online delivery of training is well established in the vocational education and training (VET) sector, and it is not unusual for a course to include training that is delivered online in one or more units. However, little is known about the online delivery of entire qualifications in VET and how this works, given the overarching role of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Online Courses, Vocational Education, Educational Technology
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2019
This publication presents information on employers' use and views of the vocational education and training (VET) system. The findings relate to the various ways in which Australian employers use the VET system to meet their skill needs and their satisfaction with the training. Australian employers can engage with the VET system in three main ways,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Employer Attitudes, Education Work Relationship
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2019
Historically, the purpose of apprenticeships has been to provide structured high-value training, resulting in transferable skills and knowledge for young people seeking to enter work-based learning. Apprenticeship training was enabled by linking industry with local technical colleges and professional engineering institutions. The apprenticeship…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Apprenticeships, Higher Education, Vocational Education
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2019
This support document contains material that supports the research report, "Higher Apprenticeships in Australia: What Are We Talking About?". It provides more detail on two elements of the research: (1) An overview of publicly available information on international models of higher apprenticeships, both established and under development…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Apprenticeships, Higher Education, Vocational Education
Misko, Josie; Ackehurst, Maree; Polvere, Rose-Anne; Erzinger, Tania; Korbel, Patrick – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2019
The role of vocational education and training (VET) in preparing secondary school students for employment, further training and the changing world of work has long been a topic of interest among employers, educationalists and policymakers. More recent attention has also been on VET's role in assisting in the development of non-technical skills…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Technical Education, Job Skills, Skill Development
Ackehurst, Maree; Polvere, Rose-Anne; Erzinger, Tania – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2019
This supporting document sets out the content analysis technique and detailed findings that underly part of the research conducted for the report titled "VET for secondary school students: acquiring an array of technical and non-technical skills." That report is the first in a set of studies that aims to understand the value of…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Vocational Education, Technical Education, Job Skills
Korbel, Patrick; Osborne, Kristen – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2019
The aim of this research was to gain a better understanding of the role and function of small providers in the Australian vocational education and training (VET) system in meeting the needs of learners. Small providers -- those with low numbers of students -- account for almost one-third of the total, thus justifying a closer look at this segment.…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Geographic Regions, Foreign Countries, Rural Areas
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