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Message from the CEO (12 August 2022)

Message from the CEO This issue of the VET Sector is especially significant for us as our mother company Career Calling is celebrating 13 years in business. As a result, our newsletter contains some
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In vocational education and training, what is assessment?

In the VET sector, assessment refers to the process of collecting evidence for making judgments about an individual’s competence or ability to perform a task or role against a standard expected in the workplace.
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Competency-based assessments (CBA) and competency-based training (CBT): purpose and benefits

After the Australian tripartite mission in 1987 (ACTU/TDC 1987) and the publication of Industry training in Australia: The need for change (Dawkins 1989a) and Improving Australia’s training system, many people believe that this is
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Validity of traditional assessment methods

There is a great deal of debate surrounding the validity of assessment methods in vocational education and training (VET). Some believe that traditional methods, such as open book and closed book examinations and long
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Message from the CEO (17 July 2022)

Message from the CEO A training sector magazine and newsletter, The VET Sector, features articles, resources, and information for all stakeholders of Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). We cover relevant and important topics to RTOs,
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10 Principles – What it takes to run a compliant vocational education and training (VET) organisation

There are a number of key principles that must be adhered to if you wish to operate a compliant training organisation. In accordance with these principles, your organisation must deliver quality training in a
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Benefits of upskilling and reskilling

There is a lot of discussion about the role of vocational education and training (VET) in providing the skills that people need for the future. VET has an important role to play in providing
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Contextualisation and customisation in the vocational education and training industry

Customisation and contextualisation are two important approaches to vocational education and training (VET). Both involve tailoring VET programs to the specific needs of individual learners or groups of learners. However, there are some important
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Summary of Contextualising teaching and learning – A guide for VET teachers

In this article, our team has prepared a summary of Contextualising teaching and learning – A guide for VET teachers. In this handbook, you will find practical, ready-to-use ways to contextualize learning in a
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Training and assessment in vocational education and training by unqualified trainers and assessors

It has been a huge concern in vocational education and training (VET) in Australia that training products are being delivered by unqualified trainers and assessors. This means that the quality of VET delivery can
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