Four Corners focus on Australian Universities including Murdoch U, Swinburne University and The University of Tasmania

Four Corners focus on Australian Universities including Murdoch U, Swinburne University and The University of Tasmania International students are a significant source of revenue and are major purchasers of Australian education services. The number of international fee-paying students enrolled in Australian universities in 1987 was 667. In 2007, there were 177 760, with 56 176 […]

Your trainer and assessor files (Part 4 of 5)

In the last newsletter, we discussed the following: ASQA Guidelines on “industry currency.” How to stay up to date in terms of “industry currency.” Factors that influence “industry currency.” What is “industry current or currency period.” The definition of vocational education and training currency. Licensing requirements for trainers and assessors. In part 4 of the […]

The Quality Indicator data

The Quality Indicators provide valuable data for RTOs to identify areas for improvement in training and assessment services and to gauge how well it is meeting its clients’ needs. The Quality Indicator data that is collected will also be used by the registering body in its monitoring of the quality of the RTOs’ operations to […]

First aid training under review after the death of a footballer from heat stress

The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) urged registered training organisations (RTOs) that give first aid training to revise their practices in the wake of the decision of the West Australian coroner on the death of a young soccer player. The coroner found that the 15-year-old died after heat stroke during a rugby-league session. He received […]

VET Industry News 28-May-2019

28th National Vocational Education and Training Research Conference ‘No Frills’ 28th National Vocational Education and Training Research Conference ‘No Frills’: 10-12 July 2019 NCVER and co-hosts TAFE SA are delighted to invite you to Adelaide this July for #NoFrills2019. Presenters and delegates from across Australia and around the world will come together to explore the […]

Your trainer and assessor files (Part 3 of 5)

In the last newsletter we discussed the following: The definition of vocational competency ASQA Guidelines on “vocational competence” The three C’s of Vocational competency related to demonstrating skills and knowledge in an “industry area” Skills and knowledge in an “industry area” In this part of the series, we will discuss industry currency, vocational education and […]