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 […]

Forget lectures, this degree turns the office into the classroom

Forget lectures, this degree turns the office into the classroom

People often say they learnt more in the first six months of their job than they did over the entire university degree which got them hired – but, until recently, learning in the workplace went largely unrecognised. Whereas students who are taught the theory of, say, marketing or finances get academic qualifications at the end […]