Person

Michelle Circelli

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...
Report

VET for secondary school students: a research synthesis

The aim of this synthesis is to provide an overview of vocational education and training (VET) for secondary school students in Australia. The focus is on nationally recognised VET qualifications that contribute to a Senior Secondary Certificate of Education.
Discussion paper

What VET can offer to COVID-19 youth unemployment recovery

Examining responses to past economic downturns and recessions, both in Australia and internationally, this paper discusses the role of vocational education and training (VET) in mitigating the effects of economic downturns on young people and helping them move into employment.
Literature review

Industry’s role in VET governance: using international insights to inform new practices

Industry representation and governance in the vocational education and training (VET) sector have undergone several transformations in the past and continue to do so in the present. This literature summary brings together findings using primarily international country comparisons on industry's role in VET over the...
Report

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...