Adding value to competency-based training
Competency-based training (CBT) has been fundamental to how accredited VET is delivered in Australia for the last three decades or so, and over this time it has garnered both advocates and critics. This research examines the strengths and weaknesses of CBT as it is currently...
VET for secondary school students: insights and outcomes
This research examines the merits of vocational education and training (VET) for secondary school students (VfSSS) in preparing students for work or further training from the perspectives of students, parents, industry stakeholders and employers. It also explores the models of provision used in government and...
Building capability and quality in VET teaching: opportunities and challenges
This research examines the form and content of current teacher capability models and frameworks in vocational education and training (VET) and other sectors to understand what defines competence and quality in VET teaching.
Traditional trade apprenticeships: experiences and outcomes
This report is the final component of a broader study on traditional trade apprenticeships. It looks at the experiences of the traditional trade apprentice, and in doing so, focuses primarily on the findings from the 2019 Apprentice and Trainee Experience and Destination survey, with data...
VET for secondary school students: post-school employment and further training destinations
This research looks at secondary school students who undertook a VET for Secondary School Students (VfSSS) program in 2011 and investigates whether they are in work and/or further studies five years later (2016), and the extent to which their VfSSS studies are linked to these...