Centre for Research & Learning in Regional Australia

Research Projects

2003 Research Projects 

  • A Responsive Training Market: The Role of Brokers
  • FarmBis Survey (AFFA)
  • NCVER Seasonal Workers
  • Community Development Project Evaluations 

2002 Research Projects 

  • Circular Head Skills Audit (Consultancy report. Confidential to client)
  • Evaluation of Implementation of Best Practice in Sustainable Agriculture
  • Community Development Project Evaluations 
  • FarmBis Survey (AFFA)
  • Generating Jobs in Regional Tasmania: A social capital approach
  • Learning Online (NCVER)
  • More than an Education: Leadership of School-Community Partnerships
  • Outcomes of VET in Schools (NCVER)
  • Providing Client-focused Education and Training (AFFA)
  • Review of Tasmanian Industry Training Advisory Arrangements (OPCET)
  • Training Needs Analysis (AFFA)
  • UNESCO 10 Country Study
  • Youth Participation in Education - A Review of the Trends, Targets and Influencing Factors 
  • Youth Participation in Education - A Review of Resource Literature and Policy Documents

2001 Research Projects

  • Community Development Project Evaluations 
  • Generating Jobs in Regional Tasmania: A social capital approach
  • Learning Online (NCVER)
  • Outcomes of VET in Schools (NCVER)
  • Providing Client-focused Education and Training (AFFA)
  • Training Needs Analysis (AFFA) 

2000 Research Projects

  • ALNARC 2000
  • BVET – The role of vocational education and training in regional development
  • Community Development Project Evaluations 
  • Leadership in VET
  • Literacy practices in socio-economically disadvantaged community
  • OVET: Response to Recommendation #14
  • Queensland Evaluation of Community training Pilots (DETIR)
  • School Contribution to Rural Communities: Leadership issues
  • Seniors online: Learning outcomes from Internet access (Telstra research)
  • Skills Audit of George Town Municipality (Consultancy report. Confidential to client)
  • The role of VET in regional Australia
  • UNESCO 10 Country Study
  • Workplace English Language and Literacy (WELL) program 

1999 Research Projects

  • ACE Contribution 
  • ALNARC – Senior Citizens On-line
  • Launceston Workplace Learning – Parent Survey 
  • NCVER: Demand Issues in Vocational Education and Training 
  • NCVER:  Literacy Consolidation 
  • OVET: Evaluation of User Choice
  • Pathways from Rural High Schools
  • Pilot Best Practices for Sustainable Agriculture
  • Role of VET in Regional Australia
  • School Contribution to Rural Communities: Leadership Issues
  • Strategic Alliances and the New World of Work
  • Trust in Rural Community 

1998 Research Projects

  • Adult Migrant English
  • Corporate Philanthropy
  • Deloraine On-line Evaluation
  • Electronic Learning in Non-formal Context
  • Evaluation of Distance Materials
  • Examiner 'Believe It!' Campaign
  • Examiner Federal Pre-election Poll
  • Examiner Pre-election Poll
  • Language, Culture & Work
  • Language Learning Literacy
  • Launceston Workplace Learning Survey
  • Literacy & Numeracy
  • Meander Valley Weed Strategy Evaluation
  • North East Education and Training (NEET project)
  • Northern Skills Register
  • Para-professional on-going Training
  • Relationship Between Small Business and Social Capital in a Community
  • School's Contribution to Rural Communities: Leadership Issues (pilot study) (Link to full study)
  • School-to-Work in Small Towns
  • Statistical Profile and Training Implications
  • Teachers of English
  • The Relationship Between Training and Small Business
  • The Value of VET
  • Training Brokers 

1997 Research Projects

  • An Evaluation of Long-term Effectiveness of Rural Learning for Medical Students
  • Audit of Industry Learning Priorities
  • Literacy and Numeracy Benchmarks
  • Conceptual Basis for Change: The Traditional and Non-traditional Context
  • Conference: 'Learning Communities, Regional Sustainability and the Learning Society'.
  • Development of Assessment and Workplace Trainer Standards
  • Dispersed Learning Model (Woolworths)
  • Do Farmers Choose Information over training?
  • Early School Leavers at Risk: VET or unemployment
  • Electronic Learning Communities
  • Evaluation of NSW Literacy Tests
  • Health Needs Analysis for Communities in Northern Tasmania
  • Impact of farmer training programs on rural communities
  • Informal Learning package for Orientation to QA in Agriculture
  • Inter-industry Labour Mobility
  • Learning Indicators for Communities
  • Managing Farming: How Farmers Learn
  • School to work group collaborative learning
  • School-to-work transition (DECCD)
  • The Interface between Community and Vocational Literacies
  • Vocational Education and Training for People in Rural/Non-metropolitan Areas
  • Workers' Compensation: What Factors Contribute to Effective Rehabilitation?