Strategic Review of Effective Re-engagement Models for Disengaged Learners

The Strategic Review of Effective Re-engagement Models for Disengaged Learners report was commissioned by Skills Victoria on behalf of the Victorian Skills Commission’s Access and Equity Committee and prepared by the Centre for Research on Education Systems (CRES), University of Melbourne.

The report:

  • draws on Australian and international literature and advice gathered through targeted stakeholder consultations, including on effective practice in Victoria
  • profiles the characteristics of low skilled, working age Victorians who have disengaged in education and training
  • documents effective practices and programs to re-engage them
  • details programmatic costs
  • outlines potential funding models
  • considers approaches to program evaluation

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The Strategic Review of Effective Re-engagement Models for Disengaged Learners Report profiles the characteristics of working age disengaged learners in Victoria and documents the features of effective practices and programs to re-engage them.

Key findings

Key contributing factors of disengagement relate to four main areas:

  • access
  • achievement
  • application
  • aspiration

The best-practice delivery models encompass a combination of strategies related to:

  • outreach
  • wellbeing
  • pedagogy
  • pathways

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