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Repeat TAE PD week a hit

MRWED teamed up with Velg Training for the second time in 2020 to deliver some pointed professional development aimed at supporting VET practitioners in maintaining their currency. This was a repeat of the popular TAE PD Week that was delivered in June in involved 10 sessions linked to units of competency from the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. More than 1000 attendees participated in the event.

MRWED to return to face-to-face training in mid-June

Based on government health directions and advice from the Department of Department of Education, Skills and Employment, MRWED will be returning to face-to-face training in mid-June. We will continue to follow enhanced sanitising procedures and limit class sizes to enable appropriate social distancing to occur.

MRWED involved in PD for TAFE QLD Educators and Educational Managers

MRWED CEO Marc Ratcliffe participated in the TAFE Queensland Virtual Summit this week, providing insights into facilitating effective e-learning sessions and maximising remote working. The Virtual Summit was an internal professional learning event for TAFE Queensland Educators and Educational Managers, hosted by the Centre for Learning and Teaching in collaboration with the Learning Technology Innovation and Services Unit and regional Educator Capability Development teams.

Congratulations to PD Survey Winner

Congratulations to Kirsty from Kool Kids Training College for winning the MRWED PD survey promotion comprising $550 worth of MRWED PD. Thanks to everyone who participated in the survey, which helped us to frame the topics for our upcoming VET practice in Action webinar series.

Release of 2021 Webinar program

In February, MRWED released its 2021 webinar schedule, which comprises six purposeful professional development series, spread over the year. These range from events focused on facilitation and creative training to learning design and advanced VET practice. Information on all MRWED webinar options can be accessed at https://www.mrwed.edu.au/webinars


Damian joins Canvas panel to discuss AVEAR report

This afternoon, MRWED’s Damian Noud will join Kerri Buttery and Tori Carroll to dissect the 3rd Annual AVEAR report and discuss the past, present and future of e-learning adoption in the vocational sector as part of a Canvas LMS panel.

Digital Learning Day 2021

MRWED General Manager, Jason Ash, participated in the Digital Learning Day event hosted by Vetr today. He delivered two sessions on the schedule:

  • Fun with Virtual Backgrounds
  • Tips for Providing Synchronous Online Learning

In a year that has seen pivots and shifts to online training due to COVID-19, these topics were a welcome addition to the program and offered practical tips for how to improve the learner experience. 


TAE PD Week Success

We were excited to support 1273 VET professionals this week, as part of the inaugural TAE PD week in collaboration w

Industry Engagement at Insources event

Marc Ratcliffe spoke at the Insources VET Policy and Compliance Virtual Summit held today. Raising the profile of VET is at the centre of a comprehensive reform initiated in 2021 that promise to deliver a new and modern regulatory regime to ensure that the VET system is responsive, respected and flexible into the future.

Virtual Training and Assessment Double Header

Improve your online training and assessment practices with our next webinar double-header in our VET practice in act