Vocational education

Report

10 Dec 2018

This report explores the reasons employers are using unaccredited training, why they chose this form of training over others and whether it is meeting their skill needs.

Report

6 Dec 2018

VET student outcomes 2018 presents information from the National Student Outcomes Survey on the outcomes of students who completed their vocational education and training (VET) in Australia during 2017.

Discussion paper

23 Nov 2018

The IRU recently published a discussion paper, Towards a tertiary future , outlining our vision for tertiary education in Australia.

This supplemental paper has now been published by the IRU, digging further into Longitudinal Survey of Australian Youth (LSAY) data around applications, acceptances and...

Discussion paper

IRU discussion paper
21 Nov 2018

This IRU discussion paper makes the case for a coherent tertiary education system that ensures each person has the opportunity and incentive to get the vocational and higher education qualifications, skills and knowledge to which they aspire.

Guide

19 Nov 2018

This quick guide provides an overview of the vocational education and training (VET) sector including what the sector covers, policy and regulatory responsibilities and funding.

Report

Department of Education and Training
12 Nov 2018

The objective of this audit was to assess the effectiveness of the Department of Education and Training’s design and implementation of the Vocational Education and Training (VET) Student Loans program.

Report

1 Nov 2018

This publication provides information on revenue, expenditure, assets and liabilities of government vocational education and training (VET) in Australia. The publication is based on 2017 data provided by the Australian, state and territory government departments responsible for administering government funds for Australia’s VET system.

Report

31 Oct 2018

The data in this publication cover the period of 1 January to 30 June 2018. For comparative purposes, it also examines this data against previously submitted data for the 1 January to 30 June 2015, 2016 and 2017 periods and also 1 January to 31 March 2018.

Commentary

2 Oct 2018

VET needs a new set of priorities and operating principles that are fit for the future, argues Robin Shreeve.

Report

14 Aug 2018

This publication presents information on vocational education and training (VET) undertaken by school students as part of their senior secondary certificate of education.

Discussion paper

14 Aug 2018

This paper explores the experiences of young early school leavers undertaking vocational education to illuminate broader issues of equity and access. We argue that to overcome many of the sector’s shortcomings, policymakers and provider communities must first affirm equity and access as central to the...

Report

13 Aug 2018

This publication estimates the completion rates of VET programs in Australia for both total VET and government-funded (broadly defined as all Commonwealth and state/territory government-funded programs [either Commonwealth or state recurrent funding, Commonwealth specific purpose funding or state specific funding]), in order to fill a...

Report

9 Aug 2018

The data in this publication cover the period of 1 January to 31 March 2018. For comparative purposes, it also examines this data against previously submitted data for the 1 January to 31 March 2015, 2016 and 2017 periods and also 1 January to 31 March 2018.

Discussion paper

8 Aug 2018

The size of our future prosperity will be determined partly by our ability to innovate and harness new technologies. This will require a skilled workforce that can match and beat our global competitors. So, what are the skills needed for a more interconnected, global world?...

Report

7 Aug 2018

Disruptive technologies are influencing the demand for skills in many occupations. This report provides insights into the potential implications for vocational education and training (VET) of ‘disruptive technologies’ associated with Industry 4.0 from the perspective of industry (technology users) and innovators (technology producers).

Report

1 Aug 2018

With a range of new technologies bearing down upon us, huge shifts in the global order under way, longer lives – and potentially longer working lives – it is vital that Australia has a flexible, adaptable tertiary education and training system which gives us the...

Report

31 Jul 2018

This publication provides an estimate of the extent and nature of VET delivered in 2017 by Australian training providers. Information in this publication is provided on the number of training providers, estimated students and participation rates, program enrolments, subject enrolments, hours of delivery, program completions...

Report

31 Jul 2018

A smaller proportion of Australian teenagers are expecting to go to university or TAFE than they did fifteen years ago, according to this research.

Report

26 Jul 2018

The Smart and Skilled program commenced in January 2015, with the then Department of Education and Communities having primary responsibility for its implementation. This audit assessed the effectiveness of the department in identifying, prioritising and aligning course subsidies to the skill needs of New South...

Article

20 Jul 2018

The following article is based on a speech given by Don Perlgut at a Federal Vocational Education and Training (VET) Policy Forum in Melbourne on 16 July 2018.

The article first details how community education providers are unique in that they over-perform in reaching...

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