Research messages 2011

By NCVER Research summary 31 January 2012 ISSN 1838-8531


This publication provides a collection of summaries of research projects published by NCVER in 2011. It also offers an overview essay that captures the themes and highlights from the research for the year, including:

  • the initial education and training of young people and their pathways to employment
  • apprenticeships and traineeships, with a particular focus on completions
  • the ongoing education and training of the learner groups — namely older workers, people with a disability, low paid workers and the unemployed
  • trends in the labour market, including labour mobility, skills mismatch and skills shortages
  • the role of vocational education and training (VET) in innovation and workforce development
  • methodological and measurement issues.


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