VET review

Vocation training

On 28 November 2018, the Commonwealth government announced a review into the Australian vocational education and training (VET) system. Adult Learning Australia, with support from Neighbourhood Houses Victoria, submitted a response. Our response Our response highlighted the role ACE in fostering skill development and providing through vocationally focussed education and training programs and paths. We also also highlighted ACE’s role in…

2018 International VET Practitioner Fellowships

2018 International VET Practitioner Fellowships – now open The Victorian Department of Education and Training (DET) in partnership with the International Specialised Skills Institute (ISS Institute) are offering ten (10) International Fellowships of $13,000 each. The Department of Education and Training works in partnership with the International Specialised Skills Institute by funding the International VET Practitioner Fellowships. The…

Media release: Adult and community education plays a vital role in VET

…Adult Learning Australia (ALA) welcomes the announcement of a review into vocational education and training (VET) by the Federal Government. ALA will work to assist the review and advance the interests of not for profit adult and community providers and adult learners. VET review terms of reference ALA media release: VET Review ALP VET Review media release Govt VET Review 332V1024[1]…

ALA Webinar: How to embed foundation skills into VET

As a vocational trainer or training manager, you play a crucial role in the lives of the people you train. In this interactive workshop, we’ll discover how a focus on foundation skills can improve training outcomes and equip your learners for today’s constantly-evolving world-of-work. We’ll help you identify practical ways to build learners’ foundation skills through your training. Who will find this webinar useful?…

ALA Podcast: How to embed foundation skills into VET

As a vocational trainer or training manager, you play a crucial role in the lives of the people you train. In this podcast, we’ll discover how a focus on foundation skills can improve training outcomes and equip your learners for today’s constantly-evolving world-of-work. We’ll help you identify practical ways to build learners’ foundation skills through your training. Who will find this webinar useful? Vocational…

Creating futures: Achieving Potential through VET 2011– 2016

…Creating futures: Achieving Potential through VET 2011– 2016…

VET E-portfolio roadmap

…The VET E-portfolio Roadmap, a national strategic plan designed to support the diverse requirements for e-portfolios in vocational education and training (VET), is now available on the E-portfolios Resources webpage. See the media release below for more details….

Community Pathways to VET award winner announced

Ron Maxwell from Western College with Kate Davis

Ron Maxwell from Western College with Kate Davis The Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR) have announced the winners of their National Australian Training Awards for 2011. This year, for the first time, the award categories included a national award for Community Pathways to VET, and ALA board member, Mark Brophy was one of the judges. Western College in Dubbo, NSW was the winner of the award. The Australian…

E-learning in VET gets a boost

    The National VET E-learning Strategy is set to boost the innovative use of e-learning in the vocational education and training (VET) sector, with a release of guidelines for new co-investment funding opportunities in 2012. The joint Australian State and Territory Government initiative is offering co-investment funding for projects which strengthen the Australian training sector’s use of new learning technologies;…

ALA Podcast: The RTO you didn’t know

The RTO you didn’t know Australia’s VET system is acknowledged as among the best in the world. But new entrants to VET and experienced practitioners alike can find the ‘system’ overwhelming. Whether you’re looking for a broad introduction to VET or want to find out ‘what’s new’ in Australia’s VET system, this podcast will offer clarity. We’ll clarify VET jargon and give a high-level…

ALA Webinar: The RTO you didn’t know

Australia’s VET system is acknowledged as among the best in the world. But new entrants to VET and experienced practitioners alike can find the ‘system’ overwhelming. Whether you’re looking for a broad introduction to VET or want to find out ‘what’s new’ in Australia’s VET system, this interactive webinar will offer clarity. We’ll clarify VET jargon and give a high-level overview of VET

ALP VET Review media release

ALA VET Review Response 2019

Govt VET Review 332V1024[1]

ALA VET Review Response 2019

Redesigning VET FEE-HELP 2016 final

Creating futures: Achieving Potential through VET 2011–2016

Industry to have more input into VET

Investing in VET at Swan TAFE

The Minister for Education, Julia Gillard, visited Swan TAFE in Perth to announce Australian Government funding to support a range of infrastructure and fast-tracked apprenticeship projects. The Carlisle Campus of Swan TAFE will receive a grant of $5.9 million under the $200 million Training Infrastructure Investment for Tomorrow element of the Teaching and Learning Capital Fund for Vocational Education and Training (TLCF). The upgrade will…

NSW Election 2019

In the lead up to the NSW election, Adult Learning Australia contacted the NSW caketaker Government and NSW Labor for their policy positions on the role of community education providers in NSW VET service provision. NSW CAKETAKER GOVERNMENT RESPONSE “Regarding the recent announcement that the NSW Liberals & Nationals in Government will deliver more free TAFE and VET courses.  “Through Smart and Skilled, fee-free VET

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