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White, Ian; Rittie, Toni – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2022
The public health measures established to control the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic have created uncertain economic conditions in Australia, significantly impacting on the activities of businesses. As the country continues to adjust to living with the virus, it is important that the vocational education and training (VET) sector understands the…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Vocational Education, Job Skills
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2022
This publication presents information on how different equity groups fare in their VET journey. The featured equity groups are: (1) People with disability; (2) Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander; (3) Non-English speaking background; (4) Low socioeconomic status; (5) Remote; and (6) Not employed. These groups have historically been disadvantaged…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Equal Education, Vocational Education, Students with Disabilities
Hume, Sheila; Griffin, Tabatha – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2022
The introduction of strict social distancing measures and mandated lockdowns necessitated by the coronavirus pandemic created new and unprecedented challenges for the vocational education and training (VET) sector. In response, approximately three-quarters (75.2%) of registered training organisations (RTOs) surveyed in early 2021 moved training to…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Online Courses, School Closing
Cox, Deniese – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2022
In recent years, elements of the vocational education and training (VET) sector have been moving towards the use of more online and blended models of teaching (Griffin & Mihelic 2019; NCVER 2020). The COVID-19 pandemic has necessitated an accelerated and wide-ranging shift to online education, and research has found that many educators may not…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Electronic Learning, Vocational Education Teachers, Teacher Student Relationship
O'Dwyer, Lisel; Mihelic, Mandy – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2021
Defined as language, literacy and numeracy, and employability skills, foundation skills are essential for individuals to participate in further education, employment and wider society. Community education providers, such as community colleges, neighbourhood houses, faith-based organisations and adult learning associations, are key providers of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Skills, Literacy, Reading Skills
O'Dwyer, Lisel; Mihelic, Mandy – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2021
The ageing labour force, and concerns with productivity and social inclusion have driven foundation skills policy development in Australia and internationally (SCOTESE 2012; Newton 2016). However, little existing literature focusses on the relationships between foundation skills, community education providers and regional location. Thus, this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Skills, Literacy, Reading Skills
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2021
This product provides a summary of the outcomes and satisfaction of students who completed nationally recognised vocational education and training (VET) delivered by registered training organisations (RTOs) in Australia during 2019 using data collected between June and September 2020. The figures are derived from the National Student Outcomes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Outcomes of Education, Graduates
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2021
This publication presents information on how different equity groups fare in their VET journey. The featured equity groups have historically been disadvantaged in accessing and benefitting from education in Australia. The focus is on their participation, achievement in and outcomes from VET. Data on the following equity groups are presented: (1)…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Students with Disabilities, Indigenous Populations, Pacific Islanders
Waugh, Joanne – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2021
The past informs the future. It achieves this in two ways: first, by providing the context in which decisions are made, and, second, by delivering the various experiences that enable discovery of what does and does not work. As the Australian vocational education and training (VET) system has evolved, the institutional structures and frameworks…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Educational History, Educational Trends
Siekmann, Gitta; Circelli, Michelle – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2021
Australia's system of vocational education and training (VET) is based on the principle of partnerships between key stakeholders: governments (Commonwealth, state and territory), training providers, employers and employees. Industry representation and governance in the VET sector in Australia has undergone several transformations in the past, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, School Business Relationship, Industry
Wibrow, Bridget; Waugh, Joanne – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2021
Streamlining the vocational qualification development process in Australia is a current priority of the skills ministers of both the Australian Government and state and territory governments. This research summary explores the development processes associated with vocational qualifications in selected countries and compares them with the current…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Labor Needs, Industry
Waugh, Joanne; Circelli, Michelle – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2021
Australia entered the COVID-19 pandemic with a youth (15 to 24-year-old) unemployment rate of 11.6% in December 2019, three times higher than the 25 to 64-year-old unemployment rate of 3.6%. The strategies taken by governments to minimise the spread of COVID-19 have had widespread economic impacts. By July 2020, youth unemployment had risen to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, COVID-19, Pandemics, Unemployment
Wibrow, Bridget; Waugh, Joanne – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2021
This project is focused on the second element noted by the Australian Industry Skills Committee (AISC) to streamline the national vocational education and training (VET) system so that it can better respond to the needs of industry -- faster development of qualifications. It looks at the vocational qualification development processes in different…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Labor Needs, Industry
White, Ian – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has created uncertain economic conditions due to restrictions put in place to control the spread of the virus. These restrictions have significantly impacted the economic activities of businesses and industries, and in turn the demand for labour. As the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia continues, it is…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Outcomes of Education, Foreign Countries
Palmer, Bryan – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2021
In recent years, there has been substantial interest in micro-credentials in post-secondary education. In November 2019, Australian skills ministers agreed to fast-track work exploring micro-credentials in the national vocational education and training (VET) system, with the aim of ensuring that the system responds more effectively to the needs of…
Descriptors: Credentials, Vocational Education, Foreign Countries, Minicourses
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