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Professor Andrew Smith

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)

VCO Senior Executives

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VCO Senior Executives

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Mt Helen Campus, Online

Employer training in Australia: current practices and concerns

This paper presents and analyses results from a research project on current trends in employer...

Enterprise RTOs in Australia: An overview from research data

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How closely do Australian Training Package qualifications reflect the skills in occupations? An empirical investigation of seven qualifications

This paper uses evidence from an Australian research project into under-recognized skills in...

Modelling the reasons for the use of vocational training in Australian enterprises

This paper analyses a unique data set to examine the determinants of the explicit reasons...

When employers become training providers: What are some institutional issues?

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Work and learning in jobs that are traditionally considered unskilled or low-skilled.

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Views of skill in low-wage jobs: Australian security guards and cleaners

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What do senior figures in Australian VET and industrial relations think about the concept of skill in work?

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Australian Employers' Adoption Of Traineeships

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Building the capacity to innovate: the role of human capital

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Buying-out teaching for research: the views of academics and their managers

This paper reports on the practice of buying-out teaching to create time for research. A study...

Australian employers' adoption of traineeships

Building innovation capacity: the role of human capital formation in enterprise

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Does the availability of vocational qualifications through work assist social inclusion?

Has Australia turned its back on international students?

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Management practices and innovation capacity in enterprises

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To have and to hold: modelling the drivers of employee turnover and skill retention in Australian organisations

This paper examines the determinants of employee turnover and long-term skill retention in...

Building innovation capacity: The role of human capital formation in enterprises

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Old dogs, new tricks: training mature-aged manufacturing workers

Purpose This paper aims to examine the employment and training of matureaged workers, so that...

Vocational Education

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High-quality traineeships: Identifying what works

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Human resource management in TAFE Institutes in Australia

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Making training core business: Enterprise registered training organisations in Australia

What are the pros and cons of gaining qualifications through work?

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Approaches to measuring and understanding employer training expenditure

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Human resource management in Australian registered training organisations

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Learning to Control: Training and Work Organization in Australian Call Centres

Modelling choice: factors influencing modes of delivery in Australian universities

Reasons for Training: Why Australian Companies Train Their Workers

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The Employer's Role in Developing Skills for the New Economy in Australia

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To have and to hold: retaining and utilising skilled people

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Making the best of it: strategic human resource management in Australian RTOs

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The development of key training policies in England and Australia: a comparison

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The evolution of human resource development in Australian firms: towards a more strategic function

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The role of training in the development of human resource management in Australian organisations

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To have and to hold: Human resource management and skills retention in Australia

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Engagement or irrelevance? HRD and the world of policy and practice

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How lower-level and vulnerable workers benefit from employers' engagement with the national qualificaiton system in Australia

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Human resource management in registered training organisations: Practice or possibility

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Learning for success: distance education students' use of their learning materials

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Mechanisms for enhancing employer investment in training: a comparative perspective

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Qualifying the workforce: the use of accredited training in Australian companies

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The adoption of multiple modes of delivery in Australian Universities

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The development of employer training in Australia

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The emergence of learning and development in Australian enterprises

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Enhancing enterprise expenditure on VET: Policy goals and mechanisms

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Enterprises' commitment to nationally recognised training for existing workers

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Getting employers to spend more on training: lessons from overseas

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Learning at a distance: How distance education students use their learning materials

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Myth and reality: employer sponsored training in Australia

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Public policies on training and their provenance: An international comparison

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Why Australian companies are turning to qualification based training for their workers

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From VET to HRD

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How enterprises engage with nationally recognised training

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Mechanisms for increasing employer involvement in training

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Never mind the width, feel the quality: the quality and impact of VET research in Australia

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The impact of organisational change on the nature and extent of training in Australian enterprises

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The use of nationally-recognised training in call centres

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Compliance, engagement and commitment: Increasing employer expenditure in training

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Making employers pay: How do they do it overseas?

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New Management practices and enterprise training in Australia

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Organisational change and the management of training in Australian enterprises

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Recent trends in Australian training and development

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