These collections bring together the relevant publications of various organisations that contribute to the tertiary education sector in Australia and overseas.

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) collection brings together research available in VOCEDplus and resources from Australian and international organisations. The collection provides a starting point for finding information about the ASEAN organisation, its member countries, Australia’s relationship with ASEAN, and regional and global organisations who are making data available or producing research on the region.

ASEAN collection

The Australian National Training Authority (ANTA) was an Australian government statutory authority established in 1992 to provide a national focus for vocational education and training (VET). ANTA was abolished in 2005 and its functions transferred to the then Commonwealth Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST).

ANTA publications

The Flexible Learning Advisory Group (FLAG) was the key policy advisory body for flexible learning directions in the vocational education and training system (VET) and adult and community education (ACE) sectors. It had oversight of the national e-learning strategies: the Australian Flexible Learning Framework; and the National VET E-learning strategy.

FLAG publications

Australian Flexible Learning Framework publications

National VET E-learning Strategy publications

This collection brings together the annual reports of the TAFE institutes of the Australian States and Territories. Technical and Further Education (TAFE) institutes are public bodies in receipt of government funding to provide a range of VET courses/qualifications and other programs (for example, entry and bridging courses, language and literacy courses, adult basic education courses, senior secondary certificate of education courses, personal enrichment courses, and small business courses). Included here are the six dual sector universities in Australia that offer courses in both vocational (TAFE) and higher education.

TAFE annual reports

This collections brings together documents published by or on behalf of UNEVOC, UNESCO's International Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training.

UNEVOC publications

These organisations produce research in the areas of vocational and tertiary education and training. This list is not exhaustive and the publication links are to items indexed in VOCEDplus.

Ako Aotearoa - National Centre for Tertiary Teaching Excellence [New Zealand]

Ako Aotearoa publications

Centre for Vocational Education Research (CVER) [UK]

CVER publications

Colombo Plan Staff College for Technician Education (CPSCTE) [Asia Pacific]

CPSC publications

European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop)

Cedefop publications

European Training Foundation (ETF)

ETF publications

International Labour Organization (ILO)

ILO publications

Korea Research Institute for Vocational Education and Training (KRIVET)

KRIVET publications

National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) [Australia]

NCVER publications

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

OECD publications

Skills Development Scotland (SDS)

SDS publications


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