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Jo Hargreaves


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Research report

01 Feb 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...

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Guide

02 Aug 2016

Formal mentoring is an important aspect of apprenticeships; however, it is also informal mentoring — practices that are difficult to formally nurture — that plays a significant and effective role in supporting the overall wellbeing of an apprentice. This good practice guide is designed to help...

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Research report

17 Jun 2016

This report assesses the impact of NCVER's research against two themes: the role of apprenticeships in a modern economy and the nature of vocations and competencies required by industry. Using the framework developed by NCVER, this case study evaluation reveals the extent to which NCVER's...

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Research report

10 Oct 2014

Overview: This study considers issues pertinent to ensuring the Australian education and training system can respond to emerging skills demand in the following industries: food and agriculture; biotechnology and pharmaceuticals; advanced manufacturing; mining equipment,...

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Research report

03 Oct 2011

Ensuring all Australians have equal access to education has been a key driver of state and federal governments since the late 1980s. 'Lifting' skills of individuals through education, training and employment is an integral focus of public policies to redress disadvantage and improve social...

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Research report

14 Aug 2009

This study examines where and how NCVER's research has influenced vocational education and training (VET) policy and practice.

A model for assessing research impact was developed and case studies of impact across three research projects and one research theme were undertaken...

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Research report

24 Feb 2006

Recognition of prior learning is a process whereby people have the skills and knowledge they have developed outside the formal education system assessed and valued against qualifications frameworks. Jo Hargreaves gives an overview of recent research into recognition of prior learning within the...

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