Month: September 2017

2017 VDC Thought Leaders Seminar – PUTTING VET IN THE SPOTLIGHT with Carolyn Miller

The 2017 VDC Thought Leaders Seminar VDC is a free event that will hosted at the new VDC Training Facilities in Melbourne on Tuesday 10 October 2017 3.30pm – 5pm. We are honoured to present Carolyn Miller, a Creative advertising and Marketing and well known panellist from ABC TV’s Gruen as our guest speaker. Through …

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Training the existing workforce – Rewards and Challenges

Understanding what employers want and need from trainers and RTOs There are rewards and challenges in delivering training to existing workers. Trainers who bring high quality, customised training to workplaces get a personal and professional lift from contributing to employees’ confidence and capabilities, and to an employer’s continued viability. RTOs get other dividends too, like …

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Trade Teachers Speaking!

A new blog provides an outlet for trade teachers to have their say The teacher’s voice can sometimes go unheard in the midst of vigorous debates about policy and strategy and VET system structures and training package content. Those debates often leave little room for dwelling on immediate and day-to-day concerns of teachers, the great …

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When VET is at its Best

A new guide to international best practice in professional and technical education The World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics (WFCP) was formed in 2002 in Melbourne. Today it brings together some 4,000 professional and technical education and training providers across the globe. (Pushing our local Australian barrow for a moment – the CEO of TAFE …

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