14 AUGUST 2019
EDITION 14 - 2019
FREE National Lunch Time Webinar (23rd August)
As part of our Thought Leadership Series for 2019, VDC is pleased to present International Specialised Skills Institute (ISSI) fellowship recipient Jan Davis from Holmesglen Institute of TAFE. Jan will outline findings from a UK study tour and the subsequent pilot with the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne.
Join us on 23rd August (12.30pm AEST) for this free one hour webinar to hear more about the exciting initiative between Holmesglen and the Royal Children’ s Hospital, which is leading the way in introducing the supported internship program in Australia.
To register, click here.
Declining apprenticeship numbers have been much in the news lately. But completion rates are an issue too as the latest NCVER figures tell us.
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In mid-2017 ASQA completed a review that looked at the issues created by unduly short training.
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professional learning eventsFri, 23 Aug 12:30PM–1:30PM$0 (inc GST)Teaching is hard work, and your well-being is critical for your students and for everything you do. There are some easy to understand brain systems that we can use to build routines into the day that make the hard work of teaching less stressful and more rewarding while it improves our students' learning.
teaching & learning strategiesMon, 02 Sep 9:00AM–4:00PM$380 (inc GST)This workshop builds confidence in raising conversations around mental illness, introduces strategies for engaging in supportive conversations that assist learners to manage their mental well-being and provides tips and strategies for supporting learners with their mental well-being.
quality, compliance & auditingWed, 04 Sep 9:00AM–12:00PM$220 (inc GST)Led by an experienced auditor, this workshop assists RTOs to establish a framework for identifying the evidence required and organising it for audit purposes.