21 July 2021
EDITION 13 - 2021
VDC are pleased to announce the launch of the VDC Professional Learning Program for Semester 2. In person workshops are set to recommence, as well as new virtual workshops, deep dive webinars and special thought leadership events.
The Program now also offers a range of Deep Dive 90-minute webinars that provide more time to delve further into the learning content.
Upcoming Deep Dive Webinars include:
Blended Delivery in VET – Understand how to create learning activities and structure blended classrooms for success.
Busy vs Productive Behaviours –This session will give team leaders, supervisors, and managers new insights into the way they assign work and set goals for performance and productivity.
Delivering Online & Blended Courseware – This session will explore all facets of learning design as we identify the steps involved to create engaging and relevant learning for students across a range of industries.
The OECD paper takes a look at the effects COVID has had internationally on education.
It has a section on vocational education, and that’s what we will focus on later in this summary.
A recent Infographic report from NCVER released in June 2021 takes a look at how members of equity groups participate in the Australian VET system as well as their achievements and outcomes.
Equity groups highlighted include those with a disability, those of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander or non-English speaking backgrounds, as well as those who are not employed, or from low socio-economic backgrounds or who live in remote areas.