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Capability and Competency - A step towards VET Reform


Intellectual Property of Dr. Bruce D. Watson, DEd Melbourne and attributed authors as noted.

Published: www. academia.com

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Public Policy Development

Be proud of your trainers: but support trainers in rapidly changing times

The European Union has released Guiding principles on professional development of trainers in vocational education and training (52 pages). The focus is on PD for in-company trainers, remembering that in-company trainers often work with apprentices and other recent school leavers. 798 more words

Vocational Education And Training

Trainer, Teacher, Educationist - Train the Trainer?

Many Trainers seek to separate themselves from the  terms ‘teacher’ and ‘educationist’ primarily, I am told by trainers, because a trainer is not responsible for development of the whole human being. 1,085 more words

Vocational Education And Training

New AEU report shows most principals can’t meet needs of students with a disability

Missing out … a new report shows schools don’t have the resources to meet the needs of children with a disability. Source: News Limited

FOUR out of five principals currently lack the necessary resources to meet the needs of their students with a disability. 70 more words

My First Week of Teaching

“I’m going on an adventure” said Bilbo Baggins.

I might not have met dwarves, elves or a dragon, but heading into my first week of teaching, I could absolutely relate to the nervous excitement felt by Bilbo in J.R.R. 593 more words


Perhaps There Should be a Standardized Test for Teachers

Of course I am not in favor of persecuting teachers even further by subjecting them to standardized testing, but you can’t help but shake your head at the… 224 more words