Top Trainer Tips to Drive Online Engagement

Amy Education, K12 Education, Vocational Education 0 Comments

The trainer’s role is critical to learning, whether in the face-to-face classroom or online. It is well known that trainer-to-student, and student-to-student (social presence) interactions are a critical component of learning. They are also an important factor in learner satisfaction, which results in learning effectiveness, higher retention and completion rates.   To drive engagements and retention of student, the following …


RTOs of the Near Future – Part 1

Kim Huynh Education, Vocational Education 0 Comments

I’ve been working in the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector for more than 14 years in a Director role, and more recently, for the last 10 years as the CEO at Education Institute – an RTO specialising in employee training and organisational development. While I am definitely still in love with our VET industry, I also fear that many …


Going Off The Grid – Rethinking How We Teach

Kim Huynh Education, Flipped Learning, K12 Education, Project Management, Vocational Education 0 Comments

By Lori Dyer On October 10th, we walked into Geoff’s Shed, where TEDxMelbourne 2014 was held, with great anticipation of what was to come. What was “Off the Grid” going to entail? There were obvious references to outer space in the propaganda that came out a few weeks prior to the event, but what else? What does it mean to …


Getting Around The Barriers: Five Steps to Success

Kirra Smeaton Education, Flipped Learning, Vocational Education 0 Comments

The education industry is a wonderful place to be in. Those that love it, truly enjoy training, teaching, mentoring and learning. They enjoy helping people develop new skills, generate awesome learner outcomes, and they have a passion for learning and development in general. The industry is rife with many challenges however. Since the start of the year, I have had …


What Makes A Good Education Conference?

Amy Client Relations, Education 0 Comments

At Circulus we regularly attend academic and education conferences, especially if they are held in Melbourne (where our headquarter is). But what makes an education conference great? Lori Dyer, our Head Programme Manager, gives her two cents on what to consider when you plan your next conference. Having hit the conference circuit pretty hard over the past couple of months, …


Flipping for Successful Learning: The Big Picture

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Flipped Learning – Turning Learning Inside Out   As we progress rapidly into the middle of the second decade of the 21st century, questions continue to be raised about how education addresses the ever increasing demands for change, integrating emerging technologies, and maximising the possibilities for every student. Teachers are searching for ways to focus on engaging students in authentic, …

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Light Bulb Moment for Learning: The Secret to Flipped Learning

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Flipped Learning is a way to transform and enrich the learning experience for both teachers and students. The “flipped classroom” refers to a form of blended learning in which the students learn online by themselves, typically at home, and homework to be done in class with teachers and students discussing. Principal Greg Green, one of the key pioneers of the …