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Kristen Osborne

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Exploring the recognition of prior learning in Australian VET

Recognition of prior learning (RPL) in the Australian vocational education and training (VET) system is the process of assessing someone’s relevant prior learning and existing skills to grant formal recognition. This report explores the nature of RPL that is taking place in Australia from a...
Discussion paper

The student journey: skilling for life

This discussion paper looks at how vocational education and training (VET) supports lifelong learners. It explore VET’s role in assisting lifelong learning and seeks to understand how VET will need to transform in the future to enable it to confront the challenges of an increasingly...
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The role and function of small VET providers

The number and type of providers delivering vocational education and training (VET) in Australia is almost as varied as the types of students they serve and the training they deliver. Given the number of small VET providers in the system, NCVER wanted to get a...
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From school to VET: choices, experiences and outcomes

This publication brings together recent research commissioned or undertaken by NCVER in the transition of school students into VET, their experiences and their outcomes. It explores what influences young people to undertake VET post-school, the factors that support them to complete VET and their outcomes...
Discussion paper

Data linkage in VET research: opportunities, challenges and principles

This paper provides a broad overview of the nature of data linkage, highlights possible uses in the VET sector and reviews key challenges data linkage presents as a research methodology. Using the insights gained from past data linkage projects and taking into account the privacy...