National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)

The National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) is a not-for-profit company owned by the Commonwealth and state and territory ministers responsible for vocational education and training. It is a professional and independent body responsible for collecting, managing, analysing, evaluating and communicating research and statistics about vocational education and training (VET) nationally. NCVER’s vision is to inform and influence vocational education and training in Australia through credible, reliable and responsive research and statistical services. Its mission is to be Australia’s authoritative source of high-quality independent information on vocational education and training. Research links: NCVER conducts and commissions research into Australia’s vocational education and training (VET) sector. The aim of the research is to ultimately contribute to an improvement in VET policy or practice. Some research is also undertaken by NCVER on a consultancy basis.