Phil Loveder


Understanding the return on investment from TVET: a practical guide

This guide is designed to help improve understanding of the return on investment (ROI) from technical and vocational education and training (TVET). It also emphasises the importance of ensuring that the foundation of ROI should be closely aligned to the objectives of the TVET system...
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...
Conference paper

Australian apprenticeships: trends, challenges and future opportunities for dealing with Industry 4.0

This paper explores some of the challenges and constraints within the Australian system of apprenticeships to adequately respond to industry 4.0. It also presents some of the current directions in government policy and explores opportunities within industries and the training system itself to create change.

A framework to better measure the return on investment from TVET

This report introduces a conceptual framework for defining what is involved in the ROI calculation and provides a guide to what type of information and data are required to calculate the returns to training for government, employers and individuals.

Review of NCVER building researcher capacity initiative

The National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) is committed to building researcher capacity in the vocational education and training (VET) sector by encouraging early- career researchers, VET professionals and experienced researchers from outside the sector to undertake research in vocational education and training. In...