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Australian vocational education and training statistics: Financial information 2016

This publication provides information on revenue, expenditure, assets and liabilities of government-funded vocational education and training (VET) in Australia. The publication is based on 2016 data provided by the Australian, state and territory government departments responsible for administering government funds for Australia’s VET system.

Engaging young early school leavers in vocational training

This research looks at why young, early school leavers are not considering VET as a means of gaining skills, and why, if they do start a VET course, some disengage and drop out.

VET student outcomes 2017

This statistical report presents information from the National Student Outcomes Survey on the outcomes of students who completed their vocational education and training (VET) in Australia during 2016.

VET retention in remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities

This good practice guide synthesises research into ATSI experiences with VET in remote areas, and looks at the factors that are important in enabling retention.

Social media in VET courses: good practice guide

This good practice guide explores the types of social media being used in vocational education and training (VET) courses, the benefits and pitfalls of using social media in teaching and learning as well as tips for incorporating social media into VET courses.

Social media and student outcomes: teacher, student and employer views

This report investigates how social media, such as Facebook and YouTube, is being used in VET courses. Interviews with teachers, students and employers across three registered training organisations found that social media can help to improve student engagement and lead to more course completions.
Discussion paper

Are we all speaking the same language? Understanding 'quality' in the VET sector

This paper examines what quality in VET might mean from the perspectives of five key stakeholder groups - learners, employers/industry, providers, government and regulators.

Factors that drive RTO performance: an overview

In this paper we provide an overview of recent research on the factors that drive the performance of registered training organisations (RTOs), with a view to identifying areas for future research.

Government-funded students and courses: January to June 2017

This publication provides a summary of data relating to students, programs, subjects and training providers in Australia's government-funded vocational education and training (VET) system.

NCVER's strategic plan: 2017-20

This National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) strategic plan outlines the vision, mission and seven strategic objectives that will direct company activities for the next three years.