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Francesca Beddie

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University of Canberra

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Guide

07 Sep 2017

This summary explores the benefits to the VET system of becoming more involved in applied research. It looks at what steps registered training organisations can take to start developing an applied research and innovation capability, such as naming and claiming their current achievements through...

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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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Research report

22 May 2015

From 2011 to 2014 a set of five national priorities directed research into selected aspects of Australia’s tertiary education and training sector. The body of work published by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) over this period has explored many of the challenges...

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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

24 Aug 2014

Using history as a policy tool, this report looks back at the binary system as well as its demise with the Dawkins reforms of the late 1980s to uncover the lessons learned.

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Australia’s education system has undergone many changes over the past 50 years —...

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26 Aug 2013

In March 2013, a former head of the civil service in the United Kingdom, Lord Butler of Brockwell declared:

I believe that each department should appoint a historical adviser, not to advise on the historical background to every problem which a department has to...

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Book

24 Jun 2013

In this eclectic collection of papers, 13 essayists and four high-profile discussants consider the complexity of the tertiary education system and its underlying structures. The papers are clustered by themes: how educational matters influence the system's structures; who controls the system...

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Research report

04 Nov 2011

One of the significant challenges facing Australia is the ageing of the population. This challenge has led policy-makers to consider how older workers can be kept in the workforce. To help generate discussion on older workers, NCVER commissioned six researchers to draft essays on various...

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Research report

28 Jul 2011

The main impetus for the interest in innovation is that it is seen to improve productivity at the firm level and therefore improved economic prosperity and living standards.

This edited volume was commissioned by the Department of Employment, Education and Workplace...

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24 Sep 2010

This book of essays presents ideas and opinions from leading VET writers and commentators about what the future might hold for VET in Australia.

Half a dozen VET researchers and commentators contemplate the future of the VET sector. Their thoughts point to the need for more...

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