Vocational education

Report
20 December 2016

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

Report
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...

Report
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.

Report
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...

Report
19 October 2016

No young person must be allowed to leave school to nothing - no job, no further training, no hope. The Salvation Army is issuing this challenge to the New Zealand community in this report, focused...

Report
18 October 2016

The generality of the umbrella term 'STEM' as a synonym for a diverse group of skills and academic fields poses various problems in terms of workforce planning and targeted interventions.

Report
18 October 2016

This paper explores ways to measure how the vocational education and training (VET) sector is contributing to the development of STEM-related skills.

Audio interview
5 October 2016

The federal government is finally moving to rein in the VET FEE-HELP vocational student loan scheme that has been widely rorted and has cost the budget billions of dollars.

Report
22 September 2016

This research aims to shed light on the role of private providers in delivering training to a particular cohort of learners - young people who have left school early.

Report
5 September 2016

This paper examines the extension of the apprenticeship and traineeship system and the opening up of the training market, as well as three specific policy case studies.