Collaboration with NCVER

As part of strengthening and establishing the research ecosystem for skill development, NSDA is collaborating with the National Council for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), Australia in the area of ‘Research Capacity Building Program’ and ‘Statistical Capacity Building Program’. This collaboration is being implemented under the agreed work plan of 2016-2018 of Australia India Education Council (AIEC) Skills.

A detailed program for four-week study tour to Australia for four participants from India has been proposed under this collaboration. The learning from the programme will be instrumental in strengthening the overall research mechanism of skill development in India specifically in the following areas:

  • Enhancement of the leadership capability of Indian officials in establishing VET research capacity in India
  • Developing national survey design for inputs to policy makers
  • Establishing effective tracking mechanisms learning from the Australian system of tracking
  • Build and establish an effective system for VET data collection, management and reporting
  • Establish knowledge sharing forum to further strengthen the international collaborations
  • Develop mechanisms for international referencing of qualifications framework