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National Centre for Vocational Education Research Ltd
(NCVER)

UNEVOC Centre (National Body) since 2000

The National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) is an independent, not-for-profit body owned by the Australian, and state and territory ministers responsible for training. Established in 1981, we are Australia’s authoritative source of vocational education and training (VET) research and data.

The company is managed by a board of nine directors with experience across state, territory, and Commonwealth governments, industry, unions, and training authorities. Their vision is ‘Informing and influencing policy and practice in VET to support a skilled and capable Australian workforce and a strong economy’. It aims to deliver world class research, intelligent analytics and highly accessible data that is timely, relevant and trusted by our stakeholders.

NCVER provides research and statistical information to a wide range of stakeholders, including:

-Ministers

-Commonwealth and state and territory education and training authorities

-Registered training organisations

-VET practitioners and providers

-Educational institutions

-Australian businesses

-Researchers

-International agencies

-Industry skills councils

-Employer- and employee-based associations or organisations

-Community organisations


Mission

Vision: To maximise the power of data analytics integrated with research to transform national understanding of VET.

Mission: To deliver products and services that engage, inform and influence all participants in Australia's VET sector.



Objectives

Collecting, managing, analysing, evaluating and communicating research and statistics about technical and vocational education and training (TVET) nationally and internationally.



Regular tasks

  • Undertaking a strategic program of education and training research, including the management of national competitive grants programs and the analytical program of the Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (LSAY), and collect and analyse national VET statistics and survey data.
  • Collecting and publishing research findings on VET and higher education from across the world through the VOCEDplus research database.
  • Disseminating the results of research and data analysis.
  • Building links with similar international organisations to foster comparative analysis and collaborate on issues of mutual interest.
  • Undertaking commercial consultancies.

Focus and interest

Work area

Which of the following fields is the UNEVOC Centre working on?
  
Sharing knowledge about TVET
 
 
Primary focus
  
Developing knowledge
 
 
Primary focus
  
Developing and building capacities
 
  Secondary focus
  

Beneficiaries

Who are the beneficiaries of the UNEVOC Centre's work?
  
Teachers
 
  Secondary focus
  
Researchers
 
 
Primary focus
  
Policy makers
 
 
Primary focus
  
Private sector
 
 
Primary focus
  


Engagement interest

What is the highest level of engagement the Centre is interested in in the following fields?
   
Greening of TVET institutions and skills
 
 
  Interested to contribute
   
Migration
 
   Interested to learn
   
OER and Online Learning
 
 
  Interested to contribute
   
Equity of access in TVET
 
 
  Interested to contribute
   
Gender equality in TVET
 
 
  Interested to contribute
   
Fostering entrepreneurship
 
 
  Interested to contribute
   
Industry 4.0 / Smart production
 
 
 
Interested to lead
   

Activity interest

Which types of activities is the UNEVOC Centre most interested in?
  
Capacity development projects
 
  Moderately interested
  
Policy oriented projects
 
 
Highly interested
  
Knowledge development
 
 
Highly interested
  
Workshops and conferences
 
 
Highly interested
  


Regional collaboration interest

What are the UNEVOC Centre's collaboration interests?
  
Within my cluster
 
  Moderately interested
  
With Africa
 
  Moderately interested
  
With the Arab States
 
  Moderately interested
  
With Asia and the Pacific
 
  Moderately interested
  
With Europe, CIS and North America
 
  Moderately interested
  
With Latin America and the Caribbean
 
  Moderately interested
  




Contact

National Centre for Vocational Education Research Ltd (NCVER)
Level 5, 60 Light Square
5081 Adelaide
South Australia
Australia

http://www.ncver.edu.au

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Head of UNEVOC Centre
Mr Simon Walker
Managing Director



UNEVOC Coordinator
Mr. Phil Loveder
Executive Group Manager, Inform and Engage and Director International

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News

6 July 2022
No Frills 31: VET's role in transforming the future
The 31st National Vocational Education and Training (VET) Research Conference ‘No Frills’ will be hosted in-person. 'No Frills' provides an opportunity for networking and ideas sharing in a friendly and informal atmosphere with a cross-section of industry representatives, practitioners, researchers and policymakers. We plan to livestream some sessions on 7-8 July 2022 for those who are unable to attend in-person.





 

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