These collections bring together publications and resources from both current and historical Australian vocational education and training (VET) research and workforce development programs.
This collection brings together current and historical publications relating to the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF), the national policy for regulated qualifications in the Australian education and training system. This includes all versions of the framework, consultation and research papers, and pertinent articles and reports. See Getting to know VET overview: Australian Qualifications Framework in the VET Knowledge Bank for more information about the AQF.
- The Australian Qualifications Framework, second edition, 2013 is the current edition of the AQF, effective from 1 January 2013.
Previous versions of the AQF
- Australian Qualifications Framework, first edition, 2011
- Australian Qualifications Framework implementation handbook, fourth edition, 2007
- Australian Qualifications Framework implementation handbook, third edition, 2002
- Australian Qualifications Framework implementation handbook, second edition, 1998
- Australian Qualifications Framework implementation handbook, first edition, 1995
- Register of Australian Tertiary Education (RATE) major tertiary course award levels in Australia (predecessor to the AQF)
The Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (LSAY) is a study that follows young Australians over 10 years, from their mid-teens to mid-twenties, as they move through school to further study, work and beyond. Publications from this program are available from the LSAY website. This collection brings together other publications that draw on LSAY data.
These collections contain publications and resources available in VOCEDplus from three separate language, literacy and numeracy programs:
- The Adult Literacy and Numeracy Australian Research Consortium was a national collaboration between university-based centres in each state for research into adult literacy and numeracy.
- The primary objective of the Adult Literacy National Project was to fund and promote research, resources and projects in the field of adult literacy in Australia.
- The Workplace English Language and Literacy Programme aimed to assist Australian organisations to train workers in English language, literacy and numeracy skills.
This collection brings together publications from NCVER's Community of Practice program, Academic Scholarship program, and the Building Researcher Capacity initiative.