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La Trobe and TAFE partner with MoU

La Trobe and TAFE partner with MoU | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
Get Learning - the dynamic portal for education and training in Australia (La Trobe and TAFE partner with MoU http://t.co/ByBJQWpH...)...
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What is 21st century education?

Our world is changing at an unprecedented pace. To prepare our students, lessons must go beyond the "3 R's" and foster 21st century skills. Skills like criti... (Have you heard the term "21st Century Education"?
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Skills for all Australians

Skills for all Australians | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
Australia apuesta en education http://t.co/nURujaVR @sebastianpinera @Fr_parisi @tjholt @sumateavelasco @Bacheletjeria @Emol @cnn...
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The Hidden Skills in Your Most Reliable People - Art Markman ...

The Hidden Skills in Your Most Reliable People - Art Markman ... | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
Senior managers may hastily groom conscientious people for management, but these star performers often have many other skills — technical expertise, innovative thinking, good communication, etc. The key dilemma here is ...
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Govt lifeline for troubled TAFE - The Australian

Govt lifeline for troubled TAFE - The Australian | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it

Govt lifeline for troubled TAFEThe AustralianTHE Victorian government has advanced funds to a TAFE to help it through financial difficulties, as the state's TAFEs come under unprecedented pressure from an open training market on one side and an...

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Let's give adults the benefits of digital skills | Integrating Technology in Education

Let's give adults the benefits of digital skills | Integrating Technology in Education | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
Digital literacy must be extended to adults, too, says Martha Lane Fox, to improve employment prospects.
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TAFE directors still have major questions over the government's VET ...

A ministerial speech on the Gillard government plan for major skills reform lacks the detail the VET sector is seeking, TAFE Directors Australia (TDA) has said. TDA chief executive Martin Riordan said the speech by Tertiary ...
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Teaching students the tricks of the trades

Teaching students the tricks of the trades | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
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External validation gets thumbs up

External validation gets thumbs up | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it

TRAINING advocates have backed plans to deploy external 'validators' to check that vocational graduates can do what they've been trained for, under federal government proposal to stamp out rorts and improve training quality, We await Monday with baited breath.

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Motor control and skill development in vocational education

Motor control and skill development in vocational education | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it

Motor control and skill development in vocational education. As a continuation to last week's blog, contributions from the field of sports psychology, dance pedagogy and the training of surgeons are summarised with relevance ... This is a really interesting Blog emphasising the practical learnings in life.

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Australian vocational education and training statistics: apprentices and trainees 2011: September quarter | The Tertiary Education Research Database

Australian vocational education and training statistics: apprentices and trainees 2011: September quarter | The Tertiary Education Research Database | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
#NewTitles Australian vocational education and training statistics: apprentices and trainees 2011: September qua...
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PM offers billions for skills training - The Age

PM offers billions for skills training - The Age | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
The AgePM offers billions for skills trainingThe AgePhoto: Penny Bradfield The passage of the mining tax and a multibillion-dollar package to lift the skills of the workforce have been seized by Julia Gillard to try to redefine the economic debate.
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TAFE no longer poor cousin of Aust education: Gillard

TAFE no longer poor cousin of Aust education: Gillard | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it

Until we as VET Professionals accept and celebrate that VET and Higher Ed are different but of equal value,  TAFE/VET/RTO's will remain poor cousins.  Or as we say in the sector "Higher Ed" and "Lower Ed" will remain.

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Putting the inspiration back into learning - The Age

Putting the inspiration back into learning - The Age | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it

The AgePutting the inspiration back into learningThe AgeSo he chose to study English Literature on Monday evenings at a local TAFE college. Most of the other students were adults.  Good article that really asks what are students learning in VCE. Learning to pass VCE seems to be the answer. Not learning life or even indepthe research.

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Designing Curriculum Around TEDTalks

Designing Curriculum Around TEDTalks | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
An Idea contributed by areej.mehdi in a Crowdsourced Feedback Community hosted by IdeaScale.com (Designing Curriculum Around TEDTalks - TEDxSummit Unconference http://t.co/wQs0wqXh Thank you to everyone who has...
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Bored boomers to late bloomers - Sydney Morning Herald

Bored boomers to late bloomers - Sydney Morning Herald | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
Sydney Morning HeraldBored boomers to late bloomersSydney Morning HeraldSince 1998, Civic Ventures has channelled thousands of retiring Americans into educational institutions such as community colleges (the equivalent of NSW's TAFE system) to...
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Digital education revelations - Business Spectator

Digital education revelationsBusiness Spectator"We're working with universities and local TAFEs on a project called EduONE where we're trying to create a virtual classroom for remote access to TAFE courses," Besgrove said.
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New generation wired for study

New generation wired for study | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
New generation wired for study (RT @howard61: "They've actually worked through their smokos and lunch breaks" views of TAFE students adapting to technology http://t.co/wI69KXRc #yam...)...
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ACPET slams GM bailout

ACPET slams GM bailout | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
THE private college lobby has slammed Australian governments for ignoring international education while agreeing to a $275 million bailout for auto manufacturer General Motors.
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Apprenticeship? Get year 12 certificate

Apprenticeship? Get year 12 certificate | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
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A middle ground in the VET debate | Campus Review

RT @CampusReview: There is a middle ground in VET debate http://t.co/GMk9gI1s #VET #TAFE #highered...Very well balanced and well written response to concerns about open market and contestable funding.

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Unis score poorly on competition

Unis score poorly on competition | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it

 

Steven Schwartz commentary on competition.

 

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Reform detail needed: TDA - Education Review

Reform detail needed: TDA - Education Review | Australian Institute for Professional Practitioners in Vocational Education and Training | Scoop.it
Reform detail needed: TDAEducation ReviewA ministerial speech on the Gillard government plan for major skills reform lacks the detail the VET sector is seeking, TAFE Directors Australia (TDA) has said.
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Skills for all Australians

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 Australia: govt announces new policies for vocational education and training to address skill shortages http://www.deewr.gov.au/Skills/Pages/SkillsforallAustralians.aspx

 

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Calls for ‘Skills for all Australians’

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