Welcome to VOCEDplus, the international tertiary education and research database

VOCEDplus is NCVER's free international research database for tertiary education relating to workforce needs, skills development, and social inclusion. >>More information

Presentations from NCVER's 'No Frills' Conference now available

The 24th National VET research conference, held in Sydney from 6-8 July 2015, was themed around youth, pathways and skills and included three keynote addresses and over 50 presentations. These presentations are now available in VOCEDplus.

Did you miss the recent VOCEDplus workshop at 'No Frills'?

The slides from the workshop are available in VOCEDplus. Or you can request NCVER's VOCEDplus team to provide a tailored training session for groups or individuals at your workplace. Refer to the Client Service Charter for terms and conditions. Contact us via Ask a Librarian to discuss your training requirements.

The VOCEDplus Help page also provides links to the VOCEDplus user guide and FAQs on searching VOCEDplus and its features and services. For further assistance, access the recording of a recent webinar that introduced new features of VOCEDplus, as well as provided a refresher on discovering current and past research including NCVER publications, landmark reports, and grey literature.

Focus on... Youth

Unemployment rates for young people around the world are high. In some OECD countries, one in four 16-29 year-olds is neither employed nor in education or training (NEET). This United Nations designated day seeks to generate greater awareness of, and discussion on, the importance of technical, vocational education and training, and the development of other skills relevant to both local and global economies. It is hoped that it will contribute to reducing unemployment and underemployment among the youth across the globe. Some recent publications on this topic in VOCEDplus include:

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