Australian Instit...
Follow
Find
571 views | +0 today
 
Scooped by Cindy Tschernitz
onto Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training
Scoop.it!

Education Is Not Training »

Education Is Not Training » | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
This is not to say that there is no place for vocational education. Vocational education in the sense of teaching procedural knowledge should be more valued. New Labour attempted, laudably, to introduce more vocational ...
more...
No comment yet.

From around the web

Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Cindy Tschernitz
Scoop.it!

AIPPVET | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training

Welcome to AIPPVET.

 

Very soon AIPPVET will once again become active. We will prepare meetings, discussions and workshops to make our life as VET Professionals easier.

 

That includes sharing and developing some practical tips and advice on managing students and enhancing learning outcomes. The focus is on what individual VET Practitioners need.

 

Watch this space .......

 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Cindy Tschernitz
Scoop.it!

Rorris wants to make TAFE affordable

Rorris wants to make TAFE affordable | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
Independent Wollongong candidate Arthur Rorris has labelled TAFE election promises made by the major parties as "not good enough".
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Cindy Tschernitz
Scoop.it!

VET adviser Patrick McKendry steps aside after allegations

VET adviser Patrick McKendry steps aside after allegations | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
One of the Abbott government's top advisers on vocational education and training has stepped aside following allegations the company he runs employed salespeople who lured vulnerable students into courses with free laptops. ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Cindy Tschernitz
Scoop.it!

Australia moots stricter VET regulation - The PIE News

Australia moots stricter VET regulation - The PIE News | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
News and business analysis for Professionals in International Education
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Cindy Tschernitz
Scoop.it!

ACPET slams AEU study

ACPET slams AEU study | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
ACPET NMU     |     16 February 2015 ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… ACPET CEO Rod Camm writes that the recent report by Workplace Research Centre at the University of Sydney – commissioned...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Cindy Tschernitz
Scoop.it!

NSW Government accused of hypocrisy over TAFE promise - Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald NSW Government accused of hypocrisy over TAFE promise Sydney Morning Herald "We've seen courses dismantled, courses disappear and now these very large increases to TAFE fees." Labor announced its own education policy on...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Cindy Tschernitz
Scoop.it!

Foundation, TAFE Gain Numbers - Fiji Sun Online

Foundation, TAFE Gain Numbers - Fiji Sun Online | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
Foundation, TAFE Gain Numbers
Fiji Sun Online
The University of the South Pacific's College of Foundation Studies (CFS) and Pacific Technical and Further Education (TAFE) yesterday graduated 1278 students.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Cindy Tschernitz
Scoop.it!

VET funding review not enough to Save TAFE

VET funding review not enough to Save TAFE | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
The Labor Government's VET funding review will not save Victoria’s struggling TAFE sector unless the market contestability model is abolished, says Victorian Greens TAFE & Training spokesperson Sam Hibbins MP.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Cindy Tschernitz
Scoop.it!

Review aims to fix TAFE system - PS News

Review aims to fix TAFE system - PS News | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
Review aims to fix TAFE system
PS News
An independent review of the funding of Victoria's vocational education and training (VET) system is to be headed by former Chief Executive of Holmesglen TAFE, Bruce Mackenzie (pictured).
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Cindy Tschernitz
Scoop.it!

ACPET Chief Hits Back at Claims Privatisation of VET Has Failed

ACPET Chief Hits Back at Claims Privatisation of VET Has Failed | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
ief executive of ACPET Rod Camm has hit out at the AEU report that its government subsidiaries are turning a 51% profit.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Cindy Tschernitz
Scoop.it!

Report on Government Services 2015 Vocational Education and Training

Report on Government Services 2015 Vocational Education and Training | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
Productivity Commission      |     6 February 2015 ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… This chapter (chapter 5) reports on government funded vocational education and training (VET) services del...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Cindy Tschernitz
Scoop.it!

Toowoomba TAFE chief warns about providers - Toowoomba Chronicle

Toowoomba TAFE chief warns about providers - Toowoomba Chronicle | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
TAFE Queensland South West general manager Trevor Schwenke is encouraging future students to put training providers under the microscope before enrolling.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Cindy Tschernitz
Scoop.it!

Gippsland council, TAFE investigated for whistleblower protections - ABC Online (blog)

Gippsland council, TAFE investigated for whistleblower protections
ABC Online (blog)
By Elise Kinsella. Bass Coast Council and Central Gippsland TAFE have been told to improve their procedures to protect whistleblowers by March 31.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Cindy Tschernitz
Scoop.it!

TAFE Fashion Design Studio head Nicholas Huxley wins eighth Australian Fashion Laureate nomination

TAFE Fashion Design Studio head Nicholas Huxley wins eighth Australian Fashion Laureate nomination | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
IT could be eighth time’s a charm for Nicholas Huxley, who’s been announced as a finalist for the 2015 Australian Fashion Laureate.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Cindy Tschernitz
Scoop.it!

Sydney hairdressing college accused of claiming training loans for under-skilled graduates

Sydney hairdressing college accused of claiming training loans for under-skilled graduates | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
A private Sydney college is accused of claiming federal student training loans for pupils who graduated without appropriate skills.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Cindy Tschernitz
Scoop.it!

QLD Labor Government Promises More Money To TAFE - Training.com.au (press release) (blog)

QLD Labor Government Promises More Money To TAFE - Training.com.au (press release) (blog) | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
Similar to Victoria’s newly formed government, the Queensland Labor Party promised a $34 million “rescue plan” for TAFE.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Cindy Tschernitz
Scoop.it!

Australian vocational education and training statistics: apprentices and trainees 2014: September quarter | VOCEDplus: the international tertiary education research database

Australian vocational education and training statistics: apprentices and trainees 2014: September quarter | VOCEDplus: the international tertiary education research database | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
Australian vocational education and training statistics: apprentices and trainees 2014: September quarter: Nat... http://t.co/faEbRJwPHO
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Cindy Tschernitz
Scoop.it!

Staying Connected in VET eZine | February 2015 | Volume 3

A new quarterly publication to Educate, Inspire and Empower Australia's Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector, published by Velg Training, the country's leading provider of VET professional development and consulting services.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Cindy Tschernitz
Scoop.it!

Bendigo Kangan TAFE plans for new agriculture education centre - ABC Local

The Bendigo Kangan TAFE says it has started planning for a new multi-million-dollar agriculture education facility.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Cindy Tschernitz
Scoop.it!

$2.5m for Fed Training

$2.5m for Fed Training | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
Federation Training will receive a $2.5 million boost from the state government's TAFE fund.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Cindy Tschernitz
Scoop.it!

ACPET seeks ombudsman and other checks to weed out dodgy VET operators

ACPET seeks ombudsman and other checks to weed out dodgy VET operators | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
CONCERNS unscrupulous operators are damaging the vocational education and training sector have led the industry’s peak body to call for a national ombudsman scheme to field student complaints and for VET Fee-Help funding for private providers to be...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Cindy Tschernitz
Scoop.it!

Fee hikes becoming VET reality

Fee hikes becoming VET reality | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
TENS of thousands of students have bankrolled the creeping ­privatisation of vocational education and training, with the number of diploma students taking out HECS-style loans increasing ­almost 2000 per cent in four years.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Cindy Tschernitz
Scoop.it!

VET 2015 Teacher E-learning Toolkit survey

Web survey powered by SurveyMonkey.com. Create your own online survey now with SurveyMonkey's expert certified FREE templates.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Cindy Tschernitz
Scoop.it!

Report on Government Services 2015 Vocational E...

Report on Government Services 2015 Vocational E... | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
Productivity Commission | 6 February 2015 ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… This chapter (chapter 5) reports on government funded vocational education and training (VET) services del...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Cindy Tschernitz
Scoop.it!

Australian Volunteers International - Vocational Education & Training

Use your skills in the VET sector to build the capacity of learning institutions overseas. View the new positions -http://t.co/GMfqleOpD2
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Cindy Tschernitz
Scoop.it!

TAFE SA in crisis

TAFE SA in crisis | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
The state government is cutting funds from public training providers, just when employment is becomi...
more...
No comment yet.