Training



Journal article

Australian Aboriginal techniques for memorization: translation into a medical and allied health education setting

It is clear from these studies that students in the medical and allied health professions expect that memorization will play a substantial role in their training, and they are receptive to learning techniques that can improve memory tasks. The students sampled in this work viewed...
Report

Professional development training for regulators

This report presents analysis from an environmental scan which explored the types of training and professional development opportunities that are available for regulators in Australia and New Zealand.
Strategy

ASQA regulatory strategy 2020-22

This regulatory strategy has been developed in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. ASQA has taken account of the pressures the pandemic has placed on the vocational education and training sector, including the financial impact on providers.
Commentary

If Australian police officers are allowed to shoot to kill, they should be better trained

Firearm deaths occur in heated situations because police carry guns as standard issue. This article explores the imperatives for firearm training for Australian police officers.
Report

Liveability real estate framework training and professional development – final report

This project, RP3039, sought to adapt the existing Liveability Real Estate Framework to develop an online “real estate knowledge” handbook for ‘moderators’ of the website developed in CRCLCL project RP3029e1 and an online Liveability Real Estate Specialist training course suitable for TAFE Sydney Students studying...
Report

Skills, training and lifelong learning

This is the first report from 'Brave New Work', a 3-year initiative focused on the changing nature of work and its implications for Canadians. It considers the training landscape, looking at Canada's strengths and weaknesses and reviewing training models from around the world.
Journal article

Alberta Learning Factory for training reconfigurable assembly process value stream mapping

The Alberta learning Factory (AllFactory) is a step towards the creation of an experiential and project-based learning environment, where students are trained in cross-disciplinary project management.
Report

A portable training entitlement system for the disability support services sector

A new proposal for a portable training system for disability support workers under the NDIS would help to ensure the program achieves its goal of delivering high-quality, individualised services to people with disabilities. The proposal is developed in this report from the Centre for Future...
Briefing paper

Education and training requirements for financial advisers: background paper 6 (Part B)

This background paper explains both the current education and training requirements for financial advisers or financial planners and the key aspects of recent reforms in this area. This paper has been prepared using publicly available information.
Report

Report on government services 2018: Child care, education and training - Chapter 5 Vocational education and training

Key facts: The Australian, State and Territory governments’ recurrent expenditure (including user cost of capital) on VET totalled $5.8 billion in 2016 – a real decrease of 6.7 per cent from 2015. Nationally in 2016:
Report

Teaching for global competence in a rapidly changing world

This publication sets forward a new framework for global competence developed by OECD, which aligns closely with the definition developed by the Asia Society's Center for Global Education, and provides practical guidance and examples of how educators can embed global competence into their existing curriculum...
Report

Building ethical capability for accounting professionals: a needs analysis study

The purpose of this project is to identify ethical capability needs of Australian accounting professionals and produce policy recommendations that can inform future measures to improve ethical behaviours and culture in the profession, as well as the design of an ethical capability building program.
Discussion paper

Addressing issues relating to unduly short courses: discussion paper

This discussion paper seeks stakeholder views on reform options to address issues relating to unduly short courses in vocational education and training.
Journal article

An Australian hospital's training program and referral pathway within a multi-disciplinary health–justice partnership addressing family violence

This paper reports on a multifaceted response to build capacity and willingness of health professionals to identify signs of family violence and engage with referral pathways to on-site legal assistance
Report

Quality is key in early childhood education in Australia

Quality is key in early childhood education in Australia, but many early learning services aren’t meeting the standards required to have an impact.
Discussion paper

Future-Proof: Protecting Australians through education and skills

This discussion paper outlines a new tertiary model that would enable workers to more easily retrain and reskill over the course of their working lives.
Report

Workplace training: employer and employee perspectives

This summary highlights key findings from research which examined different aspects of employer-supported training. It also touches on related work which examines employer perspectives of workforce training and work which evaluates training funded through the National Workforce Development Fund (NWDF) program.
Technical report

Employer-supported training in Australia: participation, demand and supply

This study analyses data from the 2011-12 Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC) for Australia to investigate which individual, labour force and firm characteristics are important in explaining participation in employer-supported training.
Discussion paper

ParentsNext national expansion: discussion paper

This discussion paper looks at the expansion of the 'ParentsNext' pre-employment program, aimed at reducing welfare dependency and child poverty, and to increase female employment participation.
Thesis

Tālanoa: A contribution to the occupational health and safety management of Pacific peoples in the construction industry?

The New Zealand construction industry is comprised of a diverse workforce with a substantial number of Pacific Island workers whose employment is more often than not precarious in nature (Lamm et al., 2010). Government statistics also indicate that Pacific Island construction workers are over-represented in...