Month: February 2018

Presenters Wanted! AVETRA VET Practitioner Research Conference 2018

26-27 April, Melbourne – VET Development Centre The inaugural AVETRA VET Practitioner Research Conference will be held on 26-27 April at the VET Development Centre in Melbourne. The conference is a unique opportunity for VET teachers, trainers and other professionals to present and learn about new research in VET. Workshops, brief research ‘snapshots’ and full …

Presenters Wanted! AVETRA VET Practitioner Research Conference 2018 Read More »

A training surprise package

Rethinking fundamental and familiar elements of VET infrastructure When Australia’s skills ministers met in November 2017 they agreed to release Training product reform: What is the case for change? (21 pages). Released on 12 December, the discussion paper is a prompt for national consultation about training product design. Signs are the consultation will open up …

A training surprise package Read More »

Changing jobs

Automation is shifting demand for skills Late in 2017, Alexandra Heath, Head of the Economic Analysis Branch, Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA), spoke at the Victorian Career Advisors conference on Skills for the Modern Workforce. Her address considered how demand for skills has changed over time, and that change seems to be accelerating with the …

Changing jobs Read More »