New from NCVER

NCVER Insight November 2015

More comprehensive picture of training emerges

NCVER has published total VET activity (TVA) data for the first time. So what does it tell us? The data was reported by 4601 Australian providers following the introduction of mandatory reporting of training activity. This wider collection of training is the start of a transformation that will improve our understanding of Australia’s training system.

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Creating inclusive learning environments to support students with disability or ongoing ill health

The use of both institution-level learning supports and individualised reasonable adjustments improves the likelihood of students with disabilities or ongoing ill health completing their studies.

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New research tackling big questions

A suite of new research projects will investigate three key issues: the role of VET in entrepreneurship and innovation; engagement, retention and completions in post-school VET; and student choice.

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From volunteering to paid employment: skills transfer in the South Australian Country Fire Services

Volunteer skills are an invaluable asset to Australian society and the world of work.

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Learning on the job: alternate views from afar

Dr Craig Fowler, Managing Director of NCVER, explores targeted pilot programs in Australia’s tertiary education system to support apprentices gain higher level apprenticeships similar to those in the UK and Europe may provide valuable lessons.

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NCVER data update

Find out more about the latest data releases on apprentices and trainees, VET students and courses, and completion rates.

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