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Virtual Workshop Series - VET Teaching Practice

13th Jul 2020 - 18th Nov 2020
10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Online via Zoom, Australia

*ALLOCATION EXHAUSTED*

The 2020 Program has now been adapted in response to COVID-19 to be delivered online.

Virtual Workshops:

These online sessions have been adapted from a full day workshop to a 3-hour online virtual workshop by experienced VDC consultants.
They will be run in a smaller group, with break out rooms for group discussion and ample opportunity to converse with group members and the facilitator to collaborate, share ideas and insights.
This virtual workshops will also include access to an e-book learning resource for those who attend.

Description

The Victorian Department of Education and Training (DET) provides funding to the VET Development Centre (VDC), to develop and deliver VET Teacher Professional Learning Program to improve the knowledge, skills and practice of VET teachers, trainers and assessors, and strengthen the learning environment, experience and outcomes for all VET learners.

The VET Teaching Practice virtual workshops have been designed and adapted into highly interactive virtual workshops for 25 participants. These virtual workshops will draw on educational theory and VET policy to promote reflective practice and build advanced training and assessment skills. 

*Please note - this online session is a virtual workshop and there will be no recording of the session.

Follow up online sessions

The VET Practice Series also have an action learning activity post the virtual workshop. These follow up online sessions provide an opportunity to reconnect with the facilitator and group in a one-hour session. These online sessions are a chance to network, share insights and consolidate learning. 
Attendees of the virtual workshops will receive a registration link to these sessions.

Level
Introductory (New to the topic):
These sessions are aimed at practitioners that have a broad theoretical knowledge and practical experience of training and assessment; they operate independently and seek guidance when necessary

Workshop 1 - Creating Effective Learning Experiences

Dates: Monday 13 July or Wednesday 21 October 

Objectives:

  • Understand learning design within VET environments
  • Apply teaching and learning strategies to challenge and motivate individual learners.

Learning Outcomes:

This workshop enables participants to: 

  • Create supportive learner relationships
  • Use strategies to ensure learner engagement and learning outcomes in diverse environments.

Audience
The workshops are only for VET teachers, trainers and assessors of Training Providers of Accredited Training with a Skills First contract (extended to 31 December 2020). You can check your eligibility under ‘Provider’ at this link: www.skills.vic.gov.au.

Workshop 2 - Creating Supportive Learning Environments

Dates: Tuesday 21 July or Thursday 10 September

Objectives:

  • Promote inclusive attitudes and approaches
  • Manage challenging learner behaviour to promote positive learning experiences.

Learning Outcomes:

This workshop enables participants to:

  • Develop and implement models for learner connectedness
  • Demonstrate a range of facilitation strategies to respond to diverse learner groups and contexts.

Workshop 3 - Evaluating Teaching to Improve Learner Outcomes

Dates: Friday 24 July or Friday 16 October

Objectives:

  • Understand teaching capability in the VET sector
  • Evaluate personal teaching and learning strategies to improve practice.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Use strategies and skills to ensure learner engagement and achievement of learning outcomes
  • Seek regular feedback to evaluate own performance and make plan for improvements.

Workshop 4 - Assessing Learners Effectively

Dates: Monday 3 August or Tuesday 15 September

Objectives:

  • Use a range of suitable assessment methods and tools consistent with regulatory standards and requirements
  • Evaluate and improve assessment.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Contribute to the development of assessment tools or modify existing tools to suit student needs and context
  • Employ a range of methods to ensure validity and reliability in assessment decisions.

Facilitators

Cassi Tormey uses her infectious energy for learning and teaching, with an insatiable curiosity about the shared lived experiences of others to help her transform learning experiences through her writing and training. An educator to the core with 30 years of sales, service, leadership and business success under her belt, she will help you see new perspectives and ride your wave of transition/growth with joy and victory.

Virtual Workshop: Evaluating Teaching to Improve Learning Outcomes

Cheméne Sinson specialises in education, learning and performance across various educational sectors, both within Australia and internationally. A former teacher, sport coach and now vocational training specialist, Chemène helps individuals build the essential skills needed to thrive in today’s constantly evolving world of work.

Virtual Workshop: Assessing Learners Effectively

Karen Dymke has been a TAFE and ACFE teacher, trainer and presenter with over 30 years’ experience. Her interest and specialization is in engaging learners and supporting educators in the VET sector to be double professionals, building capacity and capability in educational practice.

Virtual Workshops: Creating Effective Learning Experiences & Creating Supportive Learning Environments

*Allocation Exhausted*

Online Sessions

Time
Session
Duration
Cost
10:00 AM
  • Virtual Workshop 1 - Monday, 13 July

    Virtual Workshop 1 - Creating Effective Learning Experiences

    *ALLOCATION EXHAUSTED*

    DATE: Monday, 13 July 2020

    TIME:    10.00am - 1.00pm
    Check your local time

    VENUE: All sessions will be held online via Zoom
    A link to join this session will be sent prior to the session. 

    3 hours
Time
Session
Duration
Cost
10:00 AM
  • Virtual Workshop 2 - Tuesday, 21 July

    Virtual Workshop 2 - Creating Supportive Learning Environments

    *ALLOCATION EXHAUSTED*

    DATE: Tuesday, 21 July 2020

    TIME: 10.00pm - 1.00pm
    Check your local time

    VENUE: All sessions will be held online via Zoom
    A link to join this session will be sent the week prior to the session.

    3 hours
Time
Session
Duration
Cost
10:00 AM
  • Virtual Workshop 3 - Friday, 24 July

    Virtual Workshop 3 - Evaluating Teaching to Improve Learner Outcomes

    *ALLOCATION EXHAUSTED*

    DATE: Friday, 24 July 2020

    TIME:    10.00am - 1.00pm
    Check your local time

    VENUE: All sessions will be held online via Zoom
    A link to join this session will be sent prior to the session. 

    3 hours
Time
Session
Duration
Cost
10:00 AM
  • Virtual Workshop 4 - Monday, 3 August

    Virtual Workshop 4 - Assessing Learners Effectively

    *ALLOCATION EXHAUSTED*

    DATE: Monday, 3 August 2020

    TIME:    10.00am - 1.00pm
    Check your local time

    VENUE: All sessions will be held online via Zoom
    A link to join this session will be sent prior to the session. 

    3 hours
Time
Session
Duration
Cost
10:00 AM
  • Virtual Workshop 2 - Thursday, 10 September

    Virtual Workshop 2 - Creating Supportive Learning Environments

    *ALLOCATION EXHAUSTED*

    DATE: Thursday, 10 September 2020

    TIME:    10.00am - 1.00pm
    Check your local time

    VENUE: All sessions will be held online via Zoom
    A link to join this session will be sent prior to the session. 

    3 hours
Time
Session
Duration
Cost
10:00 AM
  • Virtual Workshop 4 - Tuesday, 15 September

    Virtual Workshop 4 - Assessing Learners Effectively

    *ALLOCATION EXHAUSTED*

    DATE: Tuesday, 15 September 2020

    TIME:    10.00am - 1.00pm
    Check your local time

    VENUE: All sessions will be held online via Zoom
    A link to join this session will be sent prior to the session. 

    3 hours
Time
Session
Duration
Cost
10:00 AM
  • Virtual Workshop 3 - Friday, 16 October

    Virtual Workshop 3 - Evaluating Teaching to Improve Learner Outcomes

    *ALLOCATION EXHAUSTED*

    DATE: Friday, 16 October 2020

    TIME:    10.00am - 1.00pm
    Check your local time

    VENUE: All sessions will be held online via Zoom
    A link to join this session will be sent prior to the session. 

    3 hours
Time
Session
Duration
Cost
10:00 AM
  • Virtual Workshop 1 - Wednesday, 21 October

    Virtual Workshop 1 - Creating Effective Learning Experiences

    *ALLOCATION EXHAUSTED*

    DATE: Wednesday, 21 October 2020

    TIME:    10.00am - 1.00pm
    Check your local time

    VENUE: All sessions will be held online via Zoom
    A link to join this session will be sent prior to the session. 

    3 hours

Follow up online sessions

Note: Registrants who attend the virtual workshop will be contacted via email and offered a place in the above post virtual workshop sessions.

Creating effective learning experiences - Follow up session

  • Tuesday 1 September 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Wednesday 18 November 12.30pm - 1.30pm

Creating Supportive Learning Environments - Follow up session

  • Monday 17 August 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Wednesday 14 October 12.30pm - 1.30pm

Evaluating Teaching to Improve Learner Outcomes - Follow up session

  • Thursday 27 August 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Thursday 12 November 12.30pm - 1.30pm

Assessing Learners Effectively - Follow up session

  • Monday 14 September 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • Monday 19 October 12.30pm - 1.30pm

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Online via Zoom


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