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Our Projects

VET

Evaluation of the Foundation Skills Workforce Development Project

A state government department of development

Evaluation of the effectiveness, appropriateness and outcomes of the Foundation Skills Workforce Development Project, a Commonwealth Government funded initiative focusing on priority area four of the National Foundation Skills Strategy for Adults which was in operation for twelve months over 2013 and 2014.

Financial turnaround strategy and implementation

A large dual sector Victorian University

Development of a model for financial planning and forecasting and provision of advice regarding financial strategies to cope with funding cuts and other financial exigencies. This advice included quantifying the staff savings required, assisting with the achievement of the strands of the organisational reform program, and helping to cost and prioritise strategic initiatives.

The project also involved understanding and improving student retention and aligning administration processes for efficiency gains.

Study into educational needs of a region

A Victorian TAFE

An educational needs study of two Local Government Areas informed by demographic trends, skills shortages, national and state policy settings, and economic development within the region.

Mapping demand for clinical placements

Health Workforce Australia

A mapping exercise of clinical placements conducted in partnership with PricewaterhouseCoopers to assist Health Workforce Australia with undertaking a clinical training mapping study and to review options for the delineation of regional networks.

Development of a successful funding proposal

A Queensland TAFE

Assistance provided to TAFE in Queensland with their Education Investment Fund (EIF) regional round application. 

Strategic business review

A private VET provider

A strategic review of a private vocational education and training provider covering all aspects of its operations, culminating in a set of options and recommendations to inform the institution's leadership on the organisation's future.

VET policy landscape assessment

A private VET provider

Strategic analysis of the national VET policy landscape in Australia, particularly with regard to traineeships, and the broad directions that government funding may take.

Unified tertiary sector project

The two peak representative bodies for TAFEs & Universities

Exploration of what a unified tertiary sector in Australia might look like if higher education and vocational education were combined.

Articulation within VET and between VET and higher education

Two state government departments

Investigation of the ongoing challenge for government to ensure effective means for VET students to meet their education and training needs through progress from VET qualification to VET qualification and, where desired, into higher education qualifications with appropriate credit.

National VET Workforce Development Strategy

National Quality Council

In association with Workforce BluePrint, conducted a two-stage project to develop a National Vocational Education and Training (VET) Workforce Development Strategy for 2009 and beyond. This included provision of advice about strategic priorities for the 2009 VET Professional Capability Building Program.

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