Organisation

National Centre for Vocational Education Research

Acronym:
NCVER
Research Summary

Delivery of VET: emerging trends in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

This publication contributes to the growing body of work investigating online and blended training delivery in vocational education and training (VET). It presents the delivery mode of subject-level enrolments in VET for 2019 (pre-pandemic), 2020 and 2021. The aim is to examine whether, and how...
Report

Treading water: effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on youth transitions

Economic downturns have pronounced impacts on young people. Using data from the Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (LSAY), this report examines the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the education, employment and social circumstances of young Australians.
Report

VET and higher education pathways – do outcomes differ for the same occupation?

This report explores occupations that can be entered into via either a vocational education and training pathway or a higher education pathway. It examines whether these individuals do the same job tasks and roles, if there are differences in how well the qualifications prepare them...
Case study

Journeying through VET: a case study of foundation skills learners

Adult language, literacy, numeracy and digital skills, as well as employability skills, are often referred to as foundation skills—key ingredients that help people get a job and remain employed. This research explores the enrolment paths, program completions and employment and further study outcomes of learners...
Discussion paper

VET’s role in transforming the future

In this discussion paper, the author explores how the VET sector transform the future by adapting to changing skill needs, helping learners to adapt and responding to unpredictable events.