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VET review

Adult Learning Australia, with support from Neighbourhood Houses Victoria, recently submitted our response to the Commonwealth VET review.

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 […]

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 […]

Free Research Event in Ballarat for OctoberVET

      New developments in research in Vocational Education and Training A free research-based event in Ballarat   Keynote speakers Robin Shreeve: The ‘Further Education’ role of VET and new forms of delivery Robin Shreeve is former CEO of the Australian Workforce and Productivity Agency Hugh Guthrie: The effects of the funding cuts in […]

OctoberVET is coming!

  What is OctoberVET? The Australian VET Research Association (AVETRA) convenes OctoberVET events across the country each year.  It provides the opportunity for new and experienced researchers to showcase their work, and for educators throughout the tertiary sector to discuss some of the issues most relevant to the sector. As well as providing opportunities to […]

AVETRA Conference

  Adult Learning Australia is partnering with AVETRA to provide an adult learning stream within the AVETRA conference to be held on the 22nd – 24th April, 2014 on the Gold Coast. Read more here.    

Adult Learning Theme in the AVETRA Conference 2014

The AVETRA Conference will be held from the 22nd- 24th April, 2013, at Outrigger, Surfers Paradise, QLD, Australia. The theme will be: Informing changes in VET policy and practice: The central role of research. This year, Adult Learning Australia is partnering with AVETRA to provide an adult learning stream within the conference. Our aim is […]

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 […]

Community Pathways to VET award winner announced

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.

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 […]

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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.

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ALA webinar: Community learning through adversity and disaster: A conversation about adaptation through needs based lifelong learning

  This presentation will draw from recent research on Men’s Sheds in regional and remote Victoria.  It will reference a case study of a community-based Shed in a disadvantaged rural location to discuss the role local community learning can play in responding to and developing resilience in the face of locally experienced global disasters. The […]

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