A clearer view of the total VET landscape is emerging

A clearer view of the total VET landscape is emerging

As the data on total vocational education and training (VET) activity has matured since the first reliable collection in 2015, we are now seeing a discernible shift in the type and quantum of nationally recognised VET undertaken by students over the last four years, with less domestic students and more international students engaging in nationally […]

Improving precision of ASQA intervention

Improving precision of ASQA intervention

There is some great feedback coming into the member for Bowman, Mr Andrew Laming to improve and enhance the Australian VET sector. Strengthening quality assurance: Improving the precision of ASQA intervention by Adopting a strategic approach; with critical (clear designation of low, medium and critical) breaches assigned priority. Rectifiable issues that should be addressed without […]

Dramatic shift for many RTO members

Dramatic shift for many RTO members

The regulations in and around VET are very difficult to ignore at the moment and I will add some more commentary as we transition into the next financial year. The reality is that for many of the RTO members the nature of the VET system has shifted dramatically in recent years from what started out for […]

TAE blues for many practitioners

TAE blues for many practitioners

The winter blues are starting to hit most of the country and it just happens to coincide with the TAE blues for many practitioners and many RTOs as well with the 1 July deadlines rapidly approaching. The impact for the thousands of trainers and assessor out there to upgrade an AQF Level IV qualification with […]

Season of change has started

Season of change has started

A season of change has started once again, the new season has already had an impact with the TAE update deadline now sliding into winter and a new due date of the 1 July 2019. Certainly interesting for everyone scrambling towards meeting this new target date, the trainers and assessors as well as the RTO’s […]

President’s Message – November 2018

President’s Message – November 2018

Dear Members, Many VET practitioners are often contemplating the demands of the question of how they maintain their professional standards through workplace activities and professional development. A project that was undertaken by the Queensland College of Teachers (QCT) highlighted the many avenue and options for learning that exists for VET practitioners. The final model of […]

President’s Message

President’s Message

Our launch has been a busy time for everyone at AVETPA and the level of interaction has been very positive with members expressing their own commitment to vocational education and training and to promoting the professional contribution that members make to their graduates. There are quite a few issues on members wish lists and we […]

Welcome Message

Welcome Message

Anyone that I have met working in the vocational education and training (VET) sector for an extended period is generally a person who has great resilience, patience and determination to provide opportunities for people to learn and develop their skills and knowledge in the workforce. If you have been involved since the start of this […]