Conferences are an important part of research. They provide a forum to debate ideas, share early findings, discuss research projects, network and more. The VOCEDplus team is collating this information through the Key Conferences page on VOCEDplus which:
ACER is a leader in the provision of quality educational research, both within Australia and internationally. Its mission is to create and promote research-based knowledge, products and services that can be used to improve learning across the life span.
The AISC National Industry Insights Report is a collection of information, data and insights for individual industry sectors. It captures industry information about skills, training and employment and the labour market. The resource supports Industry Reference Committees (IRCs) to ensure the design and development of training packages meets the current and future skills needs of industry. It also includes a National Overview.
NZCER conducts educational research and evaluation work with a range of public and private sector clients, and produces research-based products such as tests, journals and books, and services such as online surveys and test marking.
Report from the United Kingdom Department for Education and Department for Business, Innovation & Skills. "This review makes detailed recommendations for how to help improve, create and maintain vocational education for 14- to 19-year-olds." See also Wolf recommendations progress reports.
This blog focuses on innovations in learning. While its emphasis is on K-12 it also explores informal, early, and adult learning as well; covering developments in research, technology, learning entrepreneurs, and strategies.
This page provides assistance on compiling questionnaires, including: information that can be collected by questions; types of questions; key preparation; directions to respondents; content, wording and order of the questions.
Suggestions on how to design and conduct successful survey projects, including: establishing goals; determining the sample; choosing interviewing methodology; creating and pre-tesing questionnaires; conducting interviews and entering data; and analyzing data.
This page lists resources for program evaluation and social research methods. The focus is on "how-to" do evaluation research and the methods used: surveys, focus groups, sampling, interviews, and other methods.
This tutorial teaches how to design a survey, using the latest survey research techniques, and the secrets used to maximize survey response rates, and how to design a questionnaire that provides true opinions.