Key conferences

This page lists the key conferences in the tertiary education sector and provides a link to each conference site. It also provides links to conference proceedings and selected papers in VOCEDplus by year of the conference.


AVETRA - Australian Vocational Education and Training Research Association Conference

AVETRA is an independent association of researchers in vocational education and training in Australia established in 1997. Conference proceedings contain both refereed and non-refereed papers.

2015    2014    2013    2012    2011    2010    2009    2008    2007    2006    2005    2004    2003    2002    2001    2000    1999    1998


ECER - European Conference on Educational Research

Conference of the European Education Research Association (EERA), formed in 1994. EERA's work, including its conference, is divided into thematic networks one of which is VETNET, the vocational education and training network. 

2015    2014    2013    2012    2011    2010    2009    2008    2007    2006    2005    2004    2003    2002    2001    2000    1999    1998    1997    1996    1995    1994


HERDSA - Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia Conference

HERDSA is a scholarly society that promotes the development of higher education policy, practice and the study of teaching and learning. Conference proceedings are refereed and published.

2015    2014    2013    2012    2011    2010    2009    2008    2007    2006    2005    2004    2003    2002    2001    2000    1999    1998    1997


INAP - International Network on Innovative Apprenticeship International Conference

The International Network on Innovative Apprenticeship (INAP) is an association of researchers and research institutions in vocational education and training founded in 2006.

2015    2013    2011    2009    2008    2006


International Conference on Post-Compulsory Education and Training

Conference of the former Centre for Learning and Work Research (CLWR) at Griffith University. Conference proceedings are refereed and published.

2005    2004    2003    2002    2001    2000    1999    1998    1997    1996    1995    1994    1993


IVETA - International Vocational Education and Training Association Conference

IVETA is an organisation and network of vocational educators, vocational skills training organisations, business and industrial firms and other individuals involved in vocational education and training.

2014    2013    2012    2011    2010    2006   2004    2002    2001    2000    1999    1998    1997    1996    1995    1993    1992    1989    1988


JVET - Journal of Vocational Education and Training Conference

The journal of Vocational Education and Training is a peer reviewed international journal that covers the study of curriculum, pedagogy, and assessment as well as economic, cultural and political aspects related to the role of vocational and professional education and training in society.

2015    2013    2011    2009    2007    2005    2003    2001    1999    1997


'No Frills' - National Vocational Education and Training Research Conference

An annual national conference organised by the National Centre for Vocational Education and Research (NCVER) for new and existing researchers and practitioners in the vocational education and training (VET) to discuss and share information about key issues facing the sector.

2015    2014    2013    2012    2011    2010    2009    2008    2007    2006    2005    2004    2003    2002    2001    2000    1999    1998    1997    1996    1995    1994    1993    1992


RWL - International Conference on Researching Work and Learning

The RWL conference, initiated by researchers at the University of Leeds (UK) in 1999, is organised through the RWL International Advisory Committee composed of international scholars in the field of workplace learning.

2015    2013    2011    2009    2007    2005    2003    2001    1999