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Collaboration with Velg Training for TAE PD Week

MRWED is teaming up with Velg Training to deliver the TAE PD Week webinar event. This comprises a series of 10 webinars designed to assist Trainers and Assessors to meet their ongoing trainer and assessor requirements under the Standards for RTOs (2015) and will provide tips and resources for applying key knowledge contained in the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. To learn more, visit: https://www.mrwed.edu.au/tae-pd-week

Participation in the Virtual VET Expo

MRWED were excited to participate in Velg Training’s inaugural Virtual VET Expo, which was a great opportunity to connect with prospective learners and organisations looking to kick start their training pursuits. Whilst it is not the same as meeting people at our booth during the National VET Conference, we enjoyed the opportunity to connect with VET practitioners online during the week.

 

New promotion for Diplomas

MRWED has a new promotion for our Diplomas – ‘20% off in 2020’. This will support people looking to advance their TAE credentials at a time when they may be looking to focus on additional studies. To view the promotion, visit: https://www.mrwed.edu.au/20-tae-diplomas

Centres re-open nationally

With COVID restrictions lifting across the country, we are pleased to advise that each of our national training and assessment centres will be open for classes by December. Brisbane, Sydney and Adelaide have already welcomed new face-to-face students, with Melbourne scheduled to reopen for training next month. This being said, MRWED are committed to continuing our live, facilitator-led Zoom sessions into 2021, to enable greater choice and flexibility for our learners.

Participate in MRWED PD Survey for a chance to win $550 in Free PD

MRWED are looking to build a picture of the professional development VET practitioners are looking to complete during the COVID-19 period. As such, we have launched a PD survey and we will use the results of this survey to shape our next VET Practice in Action Webinar program.

MRWED Supporting TAFE SA’s month of PD

MRWED provided three PD sessions for TAFE SA teachers as part of their Staff Appreciation Month held in November. The sessions were:

  • Introduction to Creative Training Techniques

  • Trainers Cookbook: recipes for Learning Engagement Success

  • Facilitation Tips to enhance your Online Trainer’s Tool Kit.

MRWED Launches Free Webinar Series

MRWED are thrilled to share that we have developed a free webinar series for trainers, assessors, and training managers called the “VET Community Support Series”. This series offers sessions aimed at extending VET practitioners’ knowledge and skills in the techniques, strategies and practices needed to enhance the overall learning experience for their students.

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.