Vocational education

Research report
13 April 2017

This research summary provides evidence of the changing nature of apprenticeships over a twenty year period (1996—2016), with a focus on a comparison of trade and non-trade apprentices and...

5 April 2017

This book represents the first consolidated history of vocational education and training in the Northern Territory.

Working paper
21 March 2017

This report examines trends in participation in vocational education and training, and attainment of vocational qualifications, among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people during 2002–15....

7 February 2017

This report contends that Australian governments should increase investment in community education to address higher levels of disadvantage and unemployment in rural and regional Australia.

1 February 2017

This summary paper outlines the views presented at a symposium, held in August 2016, concerning the reform of national training products, training packages and accredited courses.

Discussion paper
25 January 2017

This paper provides a brief commentary on the relative trend change and potential trajectories of Australia's vocational education and training (VET) sector compared with the higher education...

20 December 2016

The objective of the audit was to assess the effectiveness of the design and administration of the VET FEE-HELP scheme.

18 November 2016

Training packages and accredited courses are the core training products of the nationally accredited vocational education and training (VET) system in Australia. This report considers the use of...

31 October 2016

This report features nine stories that make up the report from Anglicare network members in almost every state of Australia detailing a breadth of challenges to finding work.

26 October 2016

This report highlights the discursive use of ‘diversification’ in policy and political dialogue and the extent to which manufacturing investment, occupations, skills and jobs are still central to...