Check out our collection of resources below. Make sure to check back as new content will be added regularly.

Generation Z: Life at 17 – Infographic

Bendigo youth unemployment a focus as city, business, formulates 10 year economic strategy


Putting principles into practice in mental health contexts

Mental Health Services in brief 2018



Jobs and Training Reports

Career Related Learning in Primary

Improving the employment prospects of young job seekers

SWL 2018 End of year report

One Plus One: Michelle Simmons

One of the world’s leading scientists, Michelle Simmons is at the forefront of what she terms the “space race of the computing era” – building a quantum computer that can solve problems in minutes that would otherwise take thousands of years. She reflects on her time as 2018 Australian of the Year.

Survey Report: Skilling: A National Imperative

Young people in education and training

Presented here is a summary of statistics relating to young people aged 15 to 19 years who participated in education and training with an Australian provider during the year. Information on participation is presented for school students, higher education students, apprentices and trainees, and vocational education and training (VET) students.

Student Reflections Report

Dr Graeme Harvey was commissioned by Goldfields LLEN to undertake an evaluation of the first six years of the Passions and Pathways program.

Goldfields LLEN: Data Update 2018-2024

The Goldfields Local Learning and Employment Network Inc. (GLLEN) commissioned research and editing to update details of the 2014 Environmental Scan.

Included in this new document is the LLEN Network Youth Data, which was produced by the National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (National Economics).

‘Capabilities’ needed to prepare students for an uncertain world, new report urges

A new report from the Mitchell Institute calls for rapid government action to boost capabilities across all stages of learning.

The report, ‘The capable country: Cultivating capabilities in Australian education’, examines the capabilities that are developed alongside content knowledge – “what it looks like to be a curious, creative, problem solving, team player.”

Inquiry into career advice activities in Victorian schools

National Skills Week Snapshots

Celebrate Australia’s national skills week by exploring our daily snapshots along with suggested further readings, related reports and data.

The Fourth Industrial Revolution: the implications of technological disruption for Australian VET

Disruptive technologies are influencing the demand for skills in many occupations. This report provides insights into the potential implications for vocational education and training (VET) of ‘disruptive technologies’ associated with Industry 4.0 from the perspective of industry (technology users) and innovators (technology producers).

Internet job postings: preliminary skills analysis

NCVER has licensed access to Australian internet job postings data collected by Burning Glass Technologies. This data is sourced from job ads posted on various websites and provides information on the number and types of jobs available, as well as the required and desirable skills requested by employers.

Beacon Foundation’s National Outcomes Report 2017

Maryborough Education Centre has a long standing partnership with the Beacon Foundation. Each tear students participate in a number of initiatives including Polish, MyRoad and Industry visits (referenced in the Report).


From a schoolgirl who studied science to meet boys, Professor Frances Separovic became the first female chemistry professor in Victoria. Now she champions young women in science.

Australian Jobs

Australian Jobs, which presents an overview of the labour market, is available as the complete 48 page report in accessible PDF format. In addition, the Occupation Matrix is available as an Excel spreadsheet and PDF.

Independent Review into Regional, Rural and Remote Education

Dropping Out: The Benefits and Costs of Going to University

Uptake and utility of VET qualifications: 2015 and 2016 – infographic

Sareena Hopkins: Building Career Resilience

Youth Arrivals to Victoria Infographic

Future job openings by industry and occupation

Mapping Youth Unemployment Hotspots

Improving participation and success in VET for disadvantaged learners

From school to VET: choices, experiences and outcomes

The Early Years: Career Development for Young Children – A Guide for Educators

NCVER VET in Schools Infographic

The New Basics

Report by the Foundation for Young Australians

2017 GLLEN Annual Work Plan

2017 SWL GLLEN Work Plan

2016 Executive Officers Report

Skilling Australia Foundation

The New Work Smarts

How Are Young People Faring In This Transition?

The New Work Mindset

Preparing Young People for the Future of Work

Developing VET applied research: Steps towards enhancing VET’s role in the innovation system

Explaining the VET applied research developmental framework

VET applied research: driving VET’s role in the innovation system

Lightning Reef Primary School, Specimen Hill Primary School and Eaglehawk Primary School 

Choosing VET: Aspirations, intentions and choice

In their words: student choice in training markets – Victorian examples

Choosing VET: investigating the VET aspirations of school students

Student Voices: What young people are saying about VET

Goldfields LLEN 2017 End of Year Report

Structured Workplace Learning 2017 End of Year Report

Case Study: Structured Workplace Learning 2016-17

2017 Mission Australia Youth Survey Report

2016 The State of Victoria’s Children’s Report

The annual State of Victoria’s Children reports provide insights into key issues for Victorian children, young people and their families. The 2016 report looks at how the outcomes for many Victorian children and young people can be different according to where they grow up in terms of their economic environment, early development and education, health and wellbeing and safety.

Identifying work skills: international approaches

Data for the new LSAY Y15 cohort

A new cohort of young people joined the LSAY program in 2015 as part of the OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) and participated in their first LSAY interview in 2016. This new 2015 cohort (Y15) has become the sixth LSAY cohort.

LGA Youth Disengagement and Unemployment Data

Unemployment by Age Gender Education & Birthplace 2016

Youth Disengagement by gender age and birthplace 2016

Youth Disengagement by Gender Age Education and Children ever born 2016

What’s ahead for education policy in 2018