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...
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...
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.
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.
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...