CEDA report on VET

The September report for the Committee for Economic Development for Australia (CEDA) on vocational education and training.  The report contains significant recommendations for change CEDA VET Report August...

Women in STEM – research reports provided by NCVER

Women in STEM The acronym STEM is used to refer to the collective fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. STEM skills and qualifications are increasingly seen as vital to the ongoing growth, productivity and efficiency of economies around the world and a crucial component of innovation, adaptability and preparation for industries of the future. Yet, women are underrepresented in STEM-related education and training and occupations. Our VOCEDplus database contains a range of recent research on women in STEM and the Pod Network has a podlet on STEM skills. Recent research includes: Gender disparities in academic performance and motivation in STEM subjects in Japan National education systems and gender gaps in STEM occupational expectations Why is the pipeline leaking?: experiences of young women in STEM vocational education and training and their adjustment strategies Women in STEM in Australia: what is the current state of play, what are the key issues and why does it matter?  CEDA VET Report August...

Boost skills for jobs and well-being (Video)

The low-skilled are more likely than others to be unemployed, have bad health and earn much less, according to the latest OECD Survey of Adult Skills which has tested more than 200,000 16 to 65 year-olds in 33 countries. Countries with greater inequality in skills proficiency also have higher income inequality. Source: The Global Public-Private Knowledge Sharing Platform on Skills for Employment (Global KSP)...

Why do skills matter? (video)

In today’s increasingly globalized world, skills matter. A skilled workforce is a key to unlocking the door to economic prosperity and building more inclusive societies. This video describes how countries can help individuals get the skills they need for the jobs of today and tomorrow. It also highlights a new resource tool for sharing information from credible sources on what works in skills development: The Global Public-Private Skills for Employment Knowledge Sharing Platform. Source: The Global Public-Private Knowledge Sharing Platform on Skills for Employment (Global KSP)...

Education and training in a changing world: What skills do we need? (Video)

What skills do learners need in today’s world? While academic skills have often been the focus of education systems, other skills that help us to better learn to live together and prepare us for the world of work must not be underestimated. This video highlights key messages on the importance of these skills, such as critical thinking, creativity, teamwork and empathy among many others, as we enter a new era for Education 2030: towards inclusive and quality education and lifelong learning for all. Source: The Global Public-Private Knowledge Sharing Platform on Skills for Employment (Global KSP)...
Federal election campaign.

Federal election campaign.

Read more about WAVE’s demands of our politicians. WAVE letter to Federal politicians May 2016 doc WAVE postcard 2014 Australian Greens response to WAVE June 2016 Australian Labor Party response to WAVE June 2016 Letter to WAVE from Julie Collins MP Letter to WAVE from Senator Glen...