Research projects and reports

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The Disability Skills Portfolio Scoping Project

Associate Professor Darryn Snell, Associate Professor Victor Gekara and Dr. Fiona Macdonald have recently completed a research project funded by the National Disability Services (NDS) which considers the opportunities for adopting a skills passport for the disability support workforce. 

2019 - 2020, Muchiri, MK & Rametse, NM, ‘Business Literacy and Entrepreneurial Skills Training for African Australian Small Businesses’, funded by Small Business Victoria, Victoria State Government.

2019 - 2020, ‘Queensland lived experience workforce development framework’, funded by Queensland Mental Health Commission (Louise Byrne & Lena Wang)

2019, Darryn Snell, Transitioning from one industry to another, Nightlife, ABC Radio, Australian Broadcasting Coorporation

2018 – 2020, ‘LGBTI Leadership Program Evaluation’, funded by Victoria’s Department of Premier & Cabinet (Lena Wang, Raymond Trau, & Vanessa Cooper)

2018 – 2019,  ‘An evidence-based capability development framework for Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria, funded by Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria (Lena Wang, Pauline Stanton, Haiying Kang)

2018: Darryn Snell, Victor Gekara and Fiona Macdonald, The Disability Skills, Portfolio Scoping Project, National Disability Services

2017, ‘Riding roughshod: The removal of quad bikes from WA Emergency Services’. John L. Alford Case Library at the Australian and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG). (Belinda Cham, Lena Wang, Karina Jorritsma, & Wayne Gregson)

2016 - 2019: Victor Gekara, Darryn Snell, Alemayehu Molla and Stan Karaniosis, Demand for Digital skills for Australia’s Digital Economy, National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)

2016-2018: Rametse, NM & Muchiri, MK, ‘Empowering African Australian Women through Leadership Development, and Financial Literacy and Entrepreneurship’, funded by City of Melbourne Council. 

2016-2017: Sablok, G & Muchiri, MK, ‘Strategic Organisational Analysis for Security International Services Pty Ltd’, funded by Security International Services Pty Ltd, Melbourne, Victoria.

2016: Darryn Snell and Victor Gekara, Challenges and Opportunities in the Auto Skills Transition, Victoria State Government 

2014 - 2016: Darryn Snell and Victor Gekara, Cross-Sector Skills Transferability, Challenges and Opportunities in a Changing Economy, National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) 

2013 - 2014: Victor Gekara, Darryn Snell and Prem Chhetri, Workforce Sustainability: Assessing the Situation and Implications of an Ageing Workforce in the Australian Transport and Logistics Industry, Transport and Logistics Industry Skills Council (TLISC)    

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