National Centre for Vocational Education Research

Source Details

The National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) is a not-for-profit company owned by the Commonwealth and state and territory ministers responsible for vocational education and training. It is a professional and independent body responsible for collecting, managing, analysing, evaluating and communicating research and statistics about vocational education and training (VET) nationally.

Link to organisation: http://www.ncver.edu.au/

Source Acronym: NCVER

Source Type: Organisation

Report
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...

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
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.

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.

Discussion paper
23 August 2016

This research synthesis draws on the literature on work-based learning and work-integrated learning to identify how engagement with industry and employers can be fostered, and what the two sectors...

Report
17 August 2016

Examines motivations for training apprentices in both Australia and Germany, and explores how these countries compare when dealing with their respective institutional arrangements for...

Guide
2 August 2016

This good practice guide is designed to help employers think about and provide work-based social support structures that may contribute to the health and wellbeing of young apprentices as they...