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Teacher Training In Vocational Education

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That this House notes that the statutory leaving age will rise to 18 years by 2015; understands that the demand for high quality vocational education will increase; agrees that vocational educationmust be at the heart of the education system;...
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Once again Australia leads the way. The Brits are only now looking at Training the Trainers in VET.

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Artists being pushed to the edge of cultural cliff

Artists being pushed to the edge of cultural cliff | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
It was heartening to see Elizabeth Farrelly's excellent piece on the O'Farrell government's withdrawal of funding from art education in TAFE (''The colour of money is ruining art'', December 27).
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A Very TAFEy Christmas « Invest in Quality, Invest In TAFE

A Very TAFEy Christmas « Invest in Quality, Invest In TAFE | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
We would like to wish all of our readers a very Merry Christmas! We know that many TAFE teachers and …Continue reading »
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ASQA to investigate inappropriate marketing by shonky RTOs

ASQA to investigate inappropriate marketing by shonky RTOs | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
ASQA has just released a paper about their intention of dealing with the rising number of 2-days and 4-days Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. This kind of abuse of the fairness of the VET system has been rampant, ...
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TAFE anger: 'Warrnambool-centric' board under fire over new cuts - Warrnambool Standard

TAFE anger: 'Warrnambool-centric' board under fire over new cuts - Warrnambool Standard | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
TAFE anger: 'Warrnambool-centric' board under fire over new cuts Warrnambool Standard Councils, employers and community members have sent letters and emails of complaint to the South West TAFE board, saying they did not want a...
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Information on Training and Apprenticeship Services

Information on Training and Apprenticeship Services | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
... as occupations that are of importance to the economy; Focusing on existing workers and job seekers in addition to targeting people with special needs; Contracting only with RTOs accredited by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) ...
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Motivation, Not IQ, Matters Most for Learning New Math Skills - TIME

Motivation, Not IQ, Matters Most for Learning New Math Skills - TIME | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
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Motivation, Not IQ, Matters Most for Learning New Math Skills
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You don't have to be born with math skills; solving problems is a matter of studying and motivation.
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The wait is over - Introducing the 2013 Team Australia Skillaroos

The wait is over - Introducing the 2013 Team Australia Skillaroos | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it

WorldSkills Australia (WSA) is pleased to announce the 2013 Team Australia Skillaroos Training Squad.


 Consisting of 31 of Australia’s most talented apprentices and trainees, the Skillaroos will now begin their intense training regimes in the lead up to the 42nd WorldSkills International Competition.


 The International Competition is the world’s largest and most prestigious skill and trade competition. Taking place in Leipzig, Germany, the event will host over 1000 of the world’s most talented skill and trade technicians, under the age of 25, from up to 63 countries in 45 skill categories. Each of the international competitors will be competing to take out the gold medal and the title of ‘World’s Best’ in their chosen skill area.

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NCVER - Opportunities for researchers

NCVER - Opportunities for researchers | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
Information about opportunities for researchers at NCVER (RT @RMITsgr: PhD Top-up Scholarships by National Centre 4 Vocational Education Research 4 PhDs starting in 2013 http://t.co/FoYsOvv0 #scholarhips...
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TELL US: Doubts linger on vocational training in Casey

TELL US: Doubts linger on vocational training in Casey | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
A RECENT report shows a 36 per cent rise in vocational education and training enrolments in Casey.
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NCVER - Pocket guide

Australian vocational education and training statistics: pocket guide, snapshot of NCVER statistical publications.
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Twitter / TAFECampaign: "Dumbing down #TAFE costs ...

RT @TAFECampaign: "Dumbing down #TAFE costs dearly"- Letter to the Editor from Jozefa Sobski http://t.co/wiP9t4eM...
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Australian vocational education and training statistics: pocket guide - issued 2012 | The Tertiary Education Research Database

Australian vocational education and training statistics: pocket guide - issued 2012 | The Tertiary Education Research Database | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
60% increase in students at private RTOs "@VocEdAustralia: Australian VET statistics: pocket guide - http://t.co/QxF38kR7 #competency"...
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Want That Promotion? Practice Your Job.

Want That Promotion? Practice Your Job. | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
Most of us yearn for promotions, but we rarely think about improving our job performance. Georgetown professor Cal Newport suggest taking cues from elite athletes and musicians and deliberately set out to practice our work.
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Vocational education the accelerator on the road to growth - The ...

Vocational education the accelerator on the road to growth - The ... | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
Vocational education the accelerator on the road to growth. Technical and vocational education and training (TVET) is a significant accelerator for the social and economic development of all national economies....
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The neglected sector: the year that changed TAFE in Australia - The Conversation

The neglected sector: the year that changed TAFE in Australia - The Conversation | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
The neglected sector: the year that changed TAFE in Australia
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This year, the majority of TAFEs across the country have been threatened by state government changes to the sector.
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Happy new year? Holidays mean suspense for TAFE staff - Hobsons Bay Weekly

Happy new year? Holidays mean suspense for TAFE staff - Hobsons Bay Weekly | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
Happy new year? Holidays mean suspense for TAFE staff
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A SLANGING match has erupted over claims Victoria University TAFE staff face a bleak Christmas staring down the barrel of course and job cuts.
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Unis in the box seat as teenagers surge - The Australian

Unis in the box seat as teenagers surge - The Australian | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
Unis in the box seat as teenagers surge
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The participation rate of 15-19 year-olds has leapt an extraordinary six percentage points in just two years, a new National Centre for Vocational Education Research report reveals.
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School-leavers will be able to train as lawyers and accountants without a university degree

School-leavers will be able to train as lawyers and accountants without a university degree | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
In a radical shake-up, skills minister Matthew Hancock, pictured, outlined a scheme of ‘professional’ apprenticeships to allow youngsters to go straight from A-Levels into City careers.
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Mayor urges students to take Glenormiston TAFE ag course - Warrnambool Standard

Mayor urges students to take Glenormiston TAFE ag course
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By PETER COLLINS. Dec. 27, 2012, 4 a.m..
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Union fears small Riverina Tafe campuses could close - ABC Local

Union fears small Riverina Tafe campuses could close - ABC Local | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
Union fears small Riverina Tafe campuses could closeABC LocalThe NSW Teachers Federation fears the loss of a major Defence Force contract could put two small Riverina Tafe colleges at risk of closure.
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Australian vocational education and training statistics: apprentices and trainees 2012: early trend estimates, September quarter | The Tertiary Education Research Database

Australian vocational education and training statistics: apprentices and trainees 2012: early trend estimates, September quarter | The Tertiary Education Research Database | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
RT @VocEdAustralia: Australian vocational education and training statistics: apprentices and trainees 2012: early trend...
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On art, the premier and RMIT TAFE | Overland literary journal

On art, the premier and RMIT TAFE | Overland literary journal | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
Cripes!“@OverlandJournal: And hot off the presses: @9fragments on what rich people do to art, culture and TAFE http://t.co/9Or6ReSf”...
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TAFE students to learn Chinese customs Local Gold Coast News | goldcoast.com.au | Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

TAFE students to learn Chinese customs Local Gold Coast News | goldcoast.com.au | Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
THE Gold Coast is going to be taught Asian cultural customs ahead of an anticipated boom in Chinese tourists.
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Forum addresses impact of TAFE cuts - Hobsons Bay Leader

Forum addresses impact of TAFE cuts - Hobsons Bay Leader | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
Forum addresses impact of TAFE cutsHobsons Bay LeaderA VICTORIA University teacher and student, Leadwest and Victorian TAFE Association representatives will speak at a forum to discuss TAFE funding next Wednesday.
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