Month: November 2018

ASQA annual report released

October saw the release and tabling of ASQA’s 2017-2018 Annual Report. What does it say about its regulatory work and performance over the last year? It’s been a busy year! ASQA’s Chief Commissioner Mark Paterson reported that the agency had received 5038 applications from existing and prospective training providers and completed around 98% of them. …

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Vale Chloe Dyson

One of the VDC’s most respected presenters, Chloe Dyson, passed away recently. We can do nothing better in this edition of VDC News than celebrate her life, much of which was devoted to improving the quality of the VET system and its practices. About Chloe Chloe passed away mid-November after a relatively short but typically …

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Building capable people: cultivating capabilities through education

October 2018 saw the release of the latest report from Victoria University’s Mitchell Institute. Authored by Bill Lucas and Charlene Smith, it takes a ‘whole of life’ look at how capabilities can be cultivated starting from the early years, through schooling, and beyond. What are the modern capabilities? The concept of personal capability, and how …

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CEO Message

VDC Expert Advisory Panel The VDC Strategic Plan 2018-2020 has a clear focus on quality in the VET workforce to enable better outcomes for learners and industry. Part of VDC’s vision is for a reinvigorated professional learning program that builds the capability of the VET professional workforce in support of the Victorian Government’s Education State …

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