Vocational education and training

Alternate Term Label:
Education and training
Discussion paper

Workforce-ready: challenges and opportunities for VET

This discussion paper explores the role of vocational education and training (VET) in preparing people for the current and future workforce.
Report

Exploring the recognition of prior learning in Australian VET

Recognition of prior learning (RPL) in the Australian vocational education and training (VET) system is the process of assessing someone’s relevant prior learning and existing skills to grant formal recognition. This report explores the nature of RPL that is taking place in Australia from a...
Discussion paper

Review of senior secondary pathways into work, further education and training: discussion paper

The ways in which our senior secondary schooling system supports students to make informed decisions about how best to achieve their further study and work goals are critical. This discussion paper is designed to stimulate debate. It does not claim to cover the full range...
Briefing paper

Review of senior secondary pathways into work, further education and training: background paper

This paper sets out a number of challenges facing senior secondary students when they are making decisions about subjects and post-school pathways.
Article

Surviving the coronavirus: lessons for Australian training and skills

This article draws two conclusions from Australia’s high degree of success in battling the coronavirus: the importance of government as a leader and the importance of community action.
Guide

Teaching digital skills: implications for VET educators

This good practice guide focuses on the implications for VET educators of the increasing need to include digital skills in VET delivery.
Guide

Incorporating digital skills into VET delivery: good practice guide

This good practice guide is intended to provide advice on incorporating digital skills into VET delivery for VET providers and policy-makers. A forum convened by NCVER in late 2019 has helped shape this guide.
Report

National Agreement for Skills and Workforce Development review: interim report

Australia’s vocational, education and training (VET) sector is underperforming, excessively complicated and suffers from ad hoc policy approaches. This report floats options for a fundamental re-orientation of Australia’s VET system, with a revised Commonwealth-State agreement to set out an agreed, coherent policy direction.
Journal article

Attitudes of engineers related to prevention of change order claims

This study aims at analyzing the attitudes of construction engineers regarding change order claims and makes suggestions for preventing them.
Journal article

Proposed model of sustainable construction skills for engineers in Chile

The purpose of this article is to present a conceptual model that can be used to design and evaluate engineering training programs in sustainable construction (SC). There were five skills identified as necessary for the future engineer, among them, two stand out: teamwork (collaborative) and...