VET

A good day out! If ever there was a time to say a heartfelt 'thank you', now is that time!  Many thanks to the 18 people (from 12 RTOs) who helped me validate the draft of a new assessment tool I recently wrote to cover the unit...

Today's the day! Today is the deadline for submissions to PwC's Skills for Australia, in support of the case for change to the TAE Training Package. I know the training and education industry is still recovering from the introduction of the TAE Training Package, TAE40116 Certificate IV in...

This post is by Ann Leske, Literacy expert from LLNandVETmeetingplace:If developing learners’ foundation skills is important to you or your RTO, this post will give you some practical ways to get started.Before we start, if you are new to foundation skills, background information about the national...

Why didn't Mum warn me against becoming a TAE specialist?She could have told me that the constant changes to Australia's vocational education and training system would have me chained to my computer writing continuous updates that have little to do with building skills at being...

Last time I checked, 'tranche' was French for 'slice'.  In this post I will summarise what was announced this past week as part of VET Reform, 'slice 2'I attended the VELG Conference last Thursday and Friday (11-12 September) in Brisbane. Keynote presenters on the morning...

We're starting to see more and more versions of training packages that meet the Standards for Training Packages going 'live'.  With this has come more questions about them.In this post I'll briefly cover 'bits and pieces' of information I've been picking up about the 'new' versions...