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Understanding the return on investment from TVET. A practical guide

Strengthening technical and vocational education and training (TVET) is an important strategy to contribute to equitable, inclusive and sustainable economies and societies. Indeed, one of the Sustainable Development Goals focuses on ensuring ‘inclu ...

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Developing appropriate workforce skills for Australia’s emerging digital economy: working paper

The overarching aim of this project is to identify the digital skills requirements for the broader Australian workforce and examine the capacity of the vocational education and training (VET) system and industry training packages to effectively meet ...

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UNEVOC Network Collaborative research: A framework to better measure the return on investment from TVET

Understanding the return on investment (ROI) in VET provides governments with information on the performance of the system and justification for public expenditure. It can help enterprises and individuals to measure productivity improvement in firms ...

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The boundaries and connections between the VET and higher education sectors: ‘confused, contested and collaborative’

Internationally, Australia’s tertiary education system, comprising the higher education and vocational education and training (VET) sectors, is highly regarded, with both sectors subject to ongoing national review and reforms. This paper explores i ...

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Costs and benefits of education and training for the economy, business and individuals

Understanding the costs and benefits of vocational education and training provides a basis for decision making regarding the investment in training. This is an important consideration for many stakeholders in the VET system, including individuals, bu ...

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Regulating and quality assuring VET: international developments

To reduce regulatory burden and build trust in the vocational education and training (VET) system, accreditation and registration systems are increasingly utilising principles of responsive regulation and risk analysis to help increase compliance. Ap ...

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Developing, approving and maintaining qualifications: selected international approaches

There are lessons for Australia in the key approaches to the development, approval, maintenance and quality assurance of qualifications adopted in countries overseas. This research takes into account a range of approaches used in selected European Un ...

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Readiness to meet demand for skills: a study of five growth industries

This study considers issues pertinent to ensuring the Australian education and training system can respond to emerging skills demand in the following industries: food and agriculture; biotechnology and pharmaceuticals; advanced manufacturing; mining ...

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Readiness to meet demand for skills: a study of five growth industries

This study considers issues pertinent to ensuring the Australian education and training system can respond to emerging skills demand in the following industries: food and agriculture; biotechnology and pharmaceuticals; advanced manufacturing; mining ...

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Assessment issues in VET: minimising the level of risk

This report explores some of the key issues associated with assessment in vocational education and training (VET) and reflects on some possible solutions. The authors provide examples from three industry areas where concerns have been raised about th ...

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Initial training for VET teachers: a portrait within a larger canvas

This report examines initial vocational education and training (VET) teacher training. It focuses specifically on teachers in institutional settings, particularly public and private VET registered training organisations (RTOs). The present project se ...

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A short history of initial VET teacher training

This paper examines initial VET teacher training from the late 1979s to the present, based on the literature and the author's personal experiences. While much has changed, many of the issues and approaches that are apparent in the early literature re ...

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Recognition of prior learning in the vocational education and training sector

This report identifies and analyses what drives and what creates barriers to effective implementation of recognition of prior learning (RPL). It has been prepared to provide advice to the National Training Quality Council on how best to support regis ...

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