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Event: 2015 VET Industry Drinks (Melbourne Session)

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Are you prepared to make 2015 the year that really counts? In the midst of current changes, doubts, and challenges in the vocational education and training (VET) space, organisations with a strong focus on quality student outcomes will be the ones most likely to succeed. Join us for a night of good conversations over drinks and delicious canapes, catch up …

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Are “Non Value Adding Tasks” Killing Your RTO’s Growth?

Kim Huynh Education, Vocational Education 0 Comments

By Patricia Browne and Caroline Brock Keeping Up With Constant Changes in The VET Sector As many of us have experienced and know very well by now, the vocational education and training (VET) sector in Australia is an ever-changing landscape especially in recent times. The only one constant VET practitioners seem to know is “change”! Most of these changes have …

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Circulus Education Disrupts The Australian RTO Market with All-in-One Learning Management System

Kim Huynh Press Release, Vocational Education 0 Comments

Melbourne, VIC – Circulus Education today announced the official release of CirculateRTO, their highly anticipated all-in-one learning management system (LMS) that is built specifically for the vocational education and training (VET) market in Australia.   The Circulate LMS is intended to enable Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) and other VET organisations to improve their teaching and operational efficiency significantly, reducing human …

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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 …

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My Learners are not Technologically Savvy

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

We may live in the 21st century, yet something I hear quite often from educational providers is that “my learners are not technologically savvy” or “they don’t really use technology”. Another common statement I hear is “my learners are remote so they don’t have access to technology”. I have heard this so often now and every time I do, I cringe!!!   …

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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 …

The Concept of “Homework” in Vocational Education

Kirra Smeaton Education, Flipped Learning, Vocational Education 0 Comments

The very thought of the word ‘homework’ makes most people cringe. It conjures up images of people of all ages burdened with piles of work that they must carry home and complete or face the consequences! But this word, that has followed me since my school days, is here to stay. Or is it? We still have homework in schools …

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From Chaos to Clarity: Vocational Education Training in a Changing World

Amy Education, Flipped Learning, Vocational Education 0 Comments

Technology, Content and eReadiness in VET Vocational Education and Training (VET) in Australia has experienced forces of change driven largely by economic forces and emerging technologies. The changes require a review of competencies to meet shifting needs of the workforce and are reflected in the VET National Training Network, the National VET e-Learning strategy and the IBSA Vet Capability Framework. …

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Flipping The Way We Practice

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Reorganisation of in-class and outside class activities.  Realigning Class Time One of the core goals for teachers is ensuring that the time spent in class is maximised for learning, and that it is productive and meaningful for their students. The Flipped Learning pedagogy focuses on an intentional reorganisation of in-class and out of class activities – potentially tripling the time …

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Flipped Learning? Musicians Have Been Doing it for Years…

Amy Education, Flipped Learning, K12 Education, Vocational Education 0 Comments

You’ve probably already heard the catchphrase “flip your classroom” thrown around a few times in the past year or so. Educational buzzwords go in and out of fashion, but are often overly self-explanatory – think “inquiry-based learning”, “BYOD” or “student-centred”. Flipping your classroom is certainly one of the more popular, newer methods for teaching. But it’s certainly not a new …