The 27th National Vocational Education and Training Research Conference 'No Frills' will be co-hosted with New Zealand partners, the Industry Training Federation and Ako Aotearoa in Sydney on 15-17 August 2018.
Call for presentations
We now invite abstracts for presentations and poster sessions for the 2018 conference, a trans-Tasman event combining the 27th National VET Research Conference ‘No Frills’ with the 2018 NZ VET Research Forum.
The theme for the 2018 conference is Skills for a global future: working and learning together.
Skills for a global future reflects the international nature of this conference and the pivotal role VET plays in preparing people for an increasingly globalised, interconnected and rapidly changing workforce.
Working and learning together reflects that this conference is a collaboration between NCVER, the Industry Training Federation and Ako Aotearoa, including our desire to share knowledge, ideas, insights and solutions with each other, and the need for all stakeholders to cooperate to ensure the success of VET in both countries.
NCVER is offering a range of scholarships to Australian presenters to assist with the costs of attending the conference.
Scholarships are valued at $800 and cover full conference registration (including pre-conference workshops, welcome reception and conference dinner) as well as $500 to support travel, accommodation and other related sundries.
Scholarships are available in three categories:
New Zealand presenters
Those travelling from New Zealand to attend the conference can apply for financial support from the Industry Training Federation/Ako Aotearoa. Preference will be given to those who have research abstracts accepted. Further information will be announced in January 2018
Selection will be based on the following criteria:
The Program Steering Group may request that you make minor changes to your abstract (to enhance meaning, clarity or alignment with the conference theme) in order to be accepted.
You will receive a conditional abstract acceptance notification with brief comments from the Group and a due date for changes.
For further information please click here.
To mark the first 'international' 'No Frills' conference, in addition to standard presentations, we are also offering the opportunity to have your paper refereed as part of the program. Following submission of your abstract, successful applicants will be required to submit a paper for peer-review by two independent referees.
This may result in your paper being published.
|16 March 2018||Abstract submissions due|
|6 April 2018||Abstract acceptance notifications|
|16 April 2018||Program release and registration opens|
|4 May 2018||Submission of refereed papers for review|
|6 August 2018||Presentations due|
|15 August 2018||Conference begins|
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To submit an abstract, please create a login below. Only abstracts that have been finalised by 16 March 2018 will be considered for the program; it is the authors responsibility to ensure their abstract has been finalised.
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