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Impact for disadvantaged learners of TAFE institutions and other VET providers delivering bachelor and associate degree qualifications.
2013 Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education (DIISRTE) and the National VET Equity Advisory Council (NVEAC) Project
Partners: Deakin University, University of Ballarat
Researchers: Prof Trevor Gale, Steve Hodge, Emma Charlton, Piper Rodd, Stephen Parker, Andrew Skourdoumbis & Shaun Rawolle
Summary: The project investigates the incidence of TAFE and other VET providers in Australia offering bachelor and associate degrees and the extent to which students from disadvantaged backgrounds are accessing and benefiting from these degree qualifications. It includes five case studies with variation across delivery mode, institutional partnerships, discipline/industry area, qualification type, funding arrangements, accrediting arrangements, and equity intent.
DEECD: Evaluation of National Partnership (Teacher Quality, Supply and Retention) Initiatives
2011-2013 DEECD Project
Partners: Deakin University, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, DEECD
Researchers: Prof B Doecke, Dr M Wells, Prof R Tytler, Prof C Halse, Assoc Prof J Moss, Assoc Prof B Walker Gibbs, Assoc Prof P Hubber, Assoc Prof D Blake, Assoc Prof C Campbell, Dr W Kortman, Dr J Kline, Dr B Doig, Dr L Hobbs, Dr G Auld, Mr A Marshall, Mr M Long, Dr Lyn Robinson, Ms B Preston. RAs: Ms K Tregenza, Ms R Haselden and Ms S Nailer.
Summary: This project will evaluate Victorian initiatives to improve teacher quality, supply and retention. The evaluation will result in advice and recommendations that will inform the Victorian Government’s future teacher workforce strategies and policy agenda. The initiatives to be evaluated are:
Collectively these initiatives are designed to strengthen the Victorian schools’ workforce through attracting and retaining high quality teachers. Their effectiveness will be assessed over the next two years.
Prof Russell W Tytler
Team: Prof Russell Tytler, Prof Mark W Hackling, Dr Peter J Hubber, Dr Gail D Chittleborough, Dr Karen J Murcia, Prof Dr Joerg Ramseger, Prof Hsiao-Lan S Chen, Prof Chao-Ti J Hsiung
Prof Jill A Blackmore
Team: Prof Jill Blackmore, Prof Susan A Wright, Prof Nelly Stromquist, Asst Prof Peiying C Chen, A/Prof Hildegard Macha
Assoc. Prof Mary Dixon
Team: A/Prof Mary Dixon, Dr Paul F Reitano, Dr Kim A Senior, Dr Nicole C Green, A/Prof Anthony I Taylor
Prof Diane Mayer
Team: Prof Diane E Mayer, Prof Brenton Doecke, A/Prof Mary Dixon, A/Prof Alex Kostogriz, A/Prof Andrea C Allard, A/Prof Simone J White, Dr Bernadette M Walker-Gibbs, Dr Leonie O Rowan, Prof Claire M Wyatt-Smith, Prof R J Bates
Team: Professor Jill Blackmore (PI) with Professor Ann Taket (Health and Behavioural Sciences), Dr Andrea Nolan (Education), Associate Professor Chris Hickey (Education), Bernie Marshall (Health and Behavioural Sciences), Dr Karen Stagnitti, Professor Rob Carter.
Three year ARC linkage with VicHealth, Community Connections, and the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development. Research project website
Team: Professor Jill Blackmore (PI) with Dr Ruth Arber(Education), Professor Marcia Devlin, Professor Lesley Farrell(UTS)
Three year ARC linkage with International Development Program. Research project website