Annual National Report on Vocational Education and Training
Annual National Report of the Australian Vocational and Technical Education System
Director, VET Strategy and Performance
Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST)
GPO Box 9880 Canberra, ACT 2600
Telephone (02) 6240 9244
The Report provides an assessment of the performance of the national training system during the reference year. It is compiled for the Minister by the Australian Government Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST). The Report provides detailed information on the operation of the national system, its achievements and challenges, and the outcomes achieved for the clients of the system. Outcomes are reported against the framework of six agreed Key Performance Measures, and nine agreed national priorities. Besides the graphs and tables in the main body of the Report, there are three statistical appendices. The Report is divided into four sections, of which three outline the context, performance, and priorities of the system. The fourth section contains the statistical appendices.
Publicly funded vocational education and training activity, funded under the relevant agreements between the Australian, state, and territory governments.
Frequency of Publication
Method of Collection
The Report is normally released in the fourth quarter of the year following the reference year.
Annual National Report of the Australian Vocational and Technical Education System. DEST, Canberra.
Available electronically from the DEST website, http://www.dest.gov.au/. The printed Report is accompanied by a CD-ROM of state and territory tables (Appendix B), which are also on the website.
Australia, states, and territories.
State and territory tables are released with the main Report.
The Report is compiled by DEST using data mainly from the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), plus information provided by the state and territory training authorities, and ABS data from population surveys and the Australian System of National Accounts.