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VOCEDplus is NCVER's International Tertiary Education Research Database (site link)

VOCEDplus is a free international research database for tertiary education, especially as it relates to workforce needs, skills development, and social inclusion.

Ministerial Reference Group announced for the Review to Inform a Better and Fairer Education System (2023)

The Ministerial Reference Group will support the work of the Expert Panel leading the Review to Inform a Better and Fairer Education System (the Review). The group members have been announced and they will consult with the Expert Panel appointed last month.

National Teacher Workforce Action Plan (2022)

On 15 December 2022, Education Ministers agreed on a National Teacher Workforce Action Plan (Action Plan) which sets out a clear pathway to addressing the national issue of teacher workforce shortages.

What about diplomas? (2022)

This paper discusses the current status of VET Diplomas. Tom Karmel, September 2022.

Employment Review Form example template

A template example of a basic performance review

AQF: Articulation - An Explanation

Australian Qualifications Framework Council link to explanation of articulation

AiGroup: An employer guide to work activities for students (2021)

Employers have been reporting that higher education graduates are not work-ready – that they are often lacking fundamental employability skills. Employers surveyed by Ai Group in 2018 expressed their highest levels of dissatisfaction for recruited graduates in the areas of self-management, planning and organising; literacy and numeracy; teamwork and communication; and knowledge of chosen career.

Review of the Australian Qualifications Framework Final Report 2019

Australian Government Department of Education publication that reports the outcomes of the review of the AQF

Review of the ACT User Choice Program Final Report 2015

ACT Government publication – reporting on the review of the User Choice Program (2015)

NCVER: Adding value to Australia’s approach to VET teaching and assessment (2022)

Adding value to competency-based training examined the strengths and weaknesses of CBT as it is currently applied to the Australian VET system. It also analysed whether there is a need to consider a broader approach on how to best deliver and assess VET teaching and learning.

Review of the ACT User Choice Program Final Report (2015)

ACT Government publication- reporting on the review of the User Choice Program - November 2015

NCVER: Delivering high-quality VET: what matters to RTOs? (2022)

This report is the second part of a project investigating the quality of delivery in VET and how it might be better defined and measured. Based on consultation with high performing RTOs, the research finds that definitions of quality depend on an RTO’s purpose, mission, student characteristics and operating context.

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