TVET Leadership and Capability Building Program Latin America March 2016

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Welcome

On behalf of the Victorian Government, Victorian TAFE Association and Council on Australian Latin America Relations we are very pleased to welcome you to the TVET Leadership and Capacity Building Program to be held in Melbourne on 6 – 11 March 2016. We are very excited about the program and look forward to meeting you all.

As you will know, Latin America has been identified by the Victorian Government as an important partner in in education, business and research. This TVET leadership program is an excellent opportunity to progress the relationship between our two regions. I trust that in this week together we will build lasting friendships that will open doors to future collaboration.

I sincerely welcome you to Melbourne and to the 2016 TVET Leadership and Capability Building Program.

Andrew Williamson
Executive Director, Victorian TAFE Association

Program

  pdf Program - TVET Leadership and Capacity Building - 6 to 11 March (93 KB)  (Final)

Facilitators

pdf Ewa Kuriata (68 KB) & pdf Nita Schultz (48 KB)

Speakers

pdf Biographies of all speakers (509 KB) or individual biographies follow:

Day 1 pdf Andrew Williamson (153 KB) , pdf Liz Stafford (52 KB) , pdf Chris Ingham (89 KB)

Day 2 pdf Sara Caplan (56 KB) , pdf Linda Condon (105 KB) , pdf Sandra Walls (63 KB) , pdf David Foote (61 KB)

Day 3 pdf Carol Elliot (108 KB) , pdf Mary Faraone (86 KB) , pdf Christine Louey (99 KB) , pdf James Stafford (59 KB)  

Day 4 pdf Merrilyn Wolf (63 KB) , pdf Leanne Sumpter (55 KB) , pdf Sandra Walls (63 KB) , pdf Martin Powell (59 KB) ,
         pdf Xavier Csar (55 KB)

Day 5 pdf Leo Gregorc (53 KB)

Speakers' presentations:

pdf Day 1 Andrew Williamson VTA (1.67 MB)    pdf Day 1 Liz Stafford ASQA (706 KB)    pdf Day 1 Chris Ingham VRQA (494 KB) pdf
(89 KB)

pdf Day 2 Sandra Walls Box Hill Institute (384 KB)     pdf Day 2 David Foote Wodonga TAFE (706 KB)    

pdf Day 2 Linda Condon TDA (595 KB)

pdf Day 3 Mary Faraone Holmesglen (544 KB)     pdf Day 3 Christine Louey Chisholm Institute (3.72 MB)    pdf Day 3 Carol Elliott (6.03 MB)

pdf Day 4 Martin Powell VDC (363 KB)    pdf Day 4 Leanne Sumpter Box Hill Institute (153 KB)   

pdf Day 4 Sandra Walls Box Hill Institute (459 KB)    pdf Day 4 Merrilyn Wolf Box Hill Institute (595 KB) folder

pdf Day 4 Xavier Csar HESG (106 KB)    pdf Day 4 Victoria Gell Dept of Education (1.27 MB)

Resources

ASQA

The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) is the national regulator for Australia’s vocational education and training sector including all Victorian TAFE institutes and dual sector universities. ASQA regulates courses and training providers to ensure nationally approved quality standards are met. (http://www.asqa.gov.au/)

Brazilian TVET System Information

1.  Report about TVET System in Brazil, prepared for the BRICS Minister of Education conference

2.  Brazilian Strategy to TVET Growth in 2016

3.  National Council of Federal Institutes Presentation and Folder

Standards for Registered Training Organisations in Australia

On 26 September 2014, the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Industry and Skills Council agreed to new regulatory standards for training providers and regulators—the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015.

http://www.asqa.gov.au/about/australias-vet-sector/standards-for-registered-training-organisations-(rtos)-2015.html

TESQA

TESQA The Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) is Australia’s regulatory and quality agency for higher education. TEQSA’s primary aim is to ensure that students receive a high quality education at any Australian higher education provider. TEQSA commenced its regulatory functions on 29 January 2012. (http://www.teqsa.gov.au)

VRQA

The role of the Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority (VRQA) is to provide regulation that ensures quality education and training is delivered by the providers it registers in Victoria, and promote informed choice when it comes to your education and training decisions. The VRQA is also responsible for the regulation of apprenticeships and traineeships in Victoria. (http://www.vrqa.vic.gov.au/)

Training.gov.au

Training.gov.au is the National Register on Vocational Education and Training (VET) in Australia. Training.gov.au is the authoritative source of: Nationally Recognised Training (NRT) which consists of Training Packages, Qualifications, Units of competency, Accredited courses, Skill sets and Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) who have the approved scope to deliver Nationally Recognised Training, as required by national and jurisdictional legislation within Australia. (http://training.gov.au/)

VET Development Centre

VET Development Centre (VDC) The VET Development Centre was established in 2005 (as the TAFE Development Centre) to reinvigorate the Victorian TAFE system through provision of best practice professional development opportunities. It has expanded to include provision of services to the entire VET sector and to undertake projects with both statewide and national focus. (http://www.vetcentre.vic.edu.au/)

Study Melbourne Australia

Study Melbourne Australia is the official Victorian Government gateway dedicated entirely to supporting Victoria's international students and their education providers. (http://www.studymelbourne.vic.gov.au/)

Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (LSAY)

The Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (LSAY) is a research program that tracks young people as they move from school to post-school destinations. (http://www.lsay.edu.au/)

NCVER

The National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) is Australia's principal research and evaluation organisation for the vocational education and training sector in Australia. The site contains research tools, VET statistics, projects underway and publications databases. (http://www.ncver.edu.au)

VOCEDplus

VOCEDplus is a free research database for tertiary education, especially as it relates to workforce needs, skills development, and social inclusion. It encompasses vocational education and training (VET), higher education, adult and community education, informal learning, and VET in Schools. It is international in scope and contains over 44,000 English language records, many with links to full text documents. VOCED plus is produced by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), and is based in Adelaide, Australia. (http://www.voced.edu.au/)

Department of Education – Higher Education and Skills Group

Department of Education (DET) and Higher Education and Skills Group (HESG) is Victoria's State Training Authority. This site contains detailed information about vocational education and training and further education in Victoria, including business and industry information, details of training providers, information for students, initiatives and publications (http://www.education.vic.gov.au/  - Further Education and Training: http://www.education.vic.gov.au/training/Pages/default.aspx)

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport & Resources

The Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR) is the Victorian Government's lead agency for the promotion and facilitation of the State's economic development. (http://economicdevelopment.vic.gov.au/)

Victorian Skills Commissioner

Mr Neil Coulson was appointed as the first Victorian Skills Commissioner (VSC) in December 2015. The establishment of this independent role signals a new direction in how industry will engage with the training system. The VSC will work with employers, unions and government to better align training with the needs of the Victorian industry and the economy as a whole. (http://www.vsc.vic.gov.au/)

Australian Qualifications Framework

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. It incorporates the qualifications from each education and training sector into a single comprehensive national qualifications framework. The AQF was first introduced in 1995 to underpin the national system of qualifications in Australia encompassing higher education, vocational education and training and schools. ional policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. It incorporates the qualifications from each education and training sector into a single comprehensive national qualifications framework. The AQF was first introduced in 1995 to underpin the national system of qualifications in Australia encompassing higher education, vocational education and training and schools. (http://www.aqf.edu.au/)

Skills Service Organisations

Developing and maintaining training packages: a new model is being progressively implemented in Australia for developing and maintaining training packages. Further information is available at https://www.education.gov.au/skills-service-organisations

Victorian TAFE Association

The Victorian TAFE Association is has as its Members 12 TAFEs, 4 dual sector Universities and AMES Australia (http://www.vta.vic.edu.au/about/members)

Victorian TAFE teachers

Employment conditions and terms of employment for Victorian TAFE teachers: http://www.vta.vic.edu.au/employment-relations/new-tafe-teacher-agreement

About

The Council on Australia Latin America Relations (COALAR) was established by the Australian Government in 2001 to enhance Australia’s economic, political and social relations with Latin America.