Monthly Archives: August 2014

Seeking presenters for Adults Learning Mathematics webinars

Adults Learning Mathematics  is calling for  Webinar Presenters for its ALM Webinar Series. Would you like to share your research or practice with other adult maths educators internationally? Why not consider doing a webinar as part of the forthcoming ALM …

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Special Edition of LLinE devoted to PIAAC

A special edition of LLinE devoted to PIAAC is available from here. LLinE is a trans-European journal dedicated to the advancement of adult education, lifelong learning, intercultural collaboration and best practice research.

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Skills Tasmania workshops

There are some great sessions on offer over the month as part of the Vocational Education and Training (VET) Professional Development and E-learning Program. Wednesday, 13 August (12.30 pm to 3.30 pm) Meeting the standards: getting compliant with LLN (Launceston) …

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TLISC / ISS International Fellowships

TLSIC and International Specialised Skills Institute Inc (ISS Institute) are excited to offer the inaugural 2014 TLISC-ISS International Fellowships (2 valued at $12,500 each) which may be of interest to your network. These Fellowships aim to promote the acquisition of …

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Consultation for new Industry Skills Fund

The Australian Government is seeking feedback on the design and implementation of the new Industry Skills Fund, the $476 million programme which will underpin Australia’s sustainable industries of the future. On the 28th July, Minister for Industry Ian Macfarlane released …

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Report – Quality assessments: practice and perspectives

NCVER Report: Quality assessments: practice and perspectives, by Sinan Gemici, Josie Misko, John Stanwick, Sian Halliday-Wyne. The quality and rigour of assessments in vocational education and training (VET) have been a key concern of VET policy-makers. This potentially raises issues with the credibility of …

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NCVER Research grants awarded

Seven research grants have been awarded to investigate current issues in the vocational education and training sector, through the National Vocational Education and Training Research (NVETR) program. Funding has been awarded to: Shedding light: private RTOs training for young early …

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Report – Disengagement of Mature Age People from the Labour Force: Reasons, Financial Outcomes and Access to Training

Following the recent announcement of the increase in the eligibility age for the Age Pension to 70 years in 2035, this report from the National Seniors Productive Aging Centre provides a timely analysis of the types of workers most at …

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