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AVETRA is Australia’s only independent association for research in vocational education and training. We bring together research stakeholders and researchers from the TAFE, university, industry and government sectors.

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  • AVETRA Conference 23-24 April 2020 September 17, 2019

    Save the Date for the AVETRA Conference

    23-24 April 2020

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  • OctoberVET 2019 is back! Call for 2019 events July 30, 2019

    The Australasian Vocational Education and Training Research Association (AVETRA) is calling for expressions of interest from people who wish to run an OctoberVET event in their area in 2019. OctoberVET is a season of local presentations or discussions coordinated by AVETRA. The goal is to showcase, disseminate and debate VET research.
    OctoberVET events can be large or small, formal or informal. They can be about showcasing VET research (underway or completed). They can be conversations around research that should be done in the VET sector. They can focus on how to apply VET research. An OctoberVET event can be any or all these things!

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    International Journal of Training Research

    The journal is a peer-reviewed journal that is published three times a year by Taylor & Francis Group on behalf of the Australian Vocational Education and Training Research Association (AVETRA).

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    This newsletter informs Australasian Vocational Education Training Research Association members about the latest developments in VET in Australia and abroad as well as promoting upcoming conferences, advising of funding opportunities and publications of interest to VET researchers.

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    Research Today

    Research Today provides a summary of the key issues in the national VET research landscape for AVETRA members in May and November of each year.

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