Vocational Education and Training consultancy specialising in school-based VET

RECENT AND CURRENT

  • Evaluator for the Australian Training Awards Australian Apprenticeships – Employer Award (2016) and International Training Provider (2015-2016)
  • Facilitator, principal designer and report author for a series of national forums on Trade Training Centres covering all states for principals and centre managers and leaders (March to June 2016)
  • Conference reporter and social media commentator for VETnetwork Australia’s national conference Leading and Driving Change July 2016 Gold Coat Convention Centre
  • Chair and convenor of Judging Panel for Tasmanian Training Awards Large Training Provider (2012-2016), Small Training Provider (2012-2016), Industry Collaboration Award (2013-2015)
  • Facilitator for a series of webinars to encourage interest in  major award categories commissioned by both VETnetwork Australia and VELG Training for the Australian Training Awards (2015-2016)
  • Lead author of The Evolution of VET in Schools longitudinal study of schools and training organisations which pioneered VETiS published in a dedicated version of VOCAL (The Australian Journal of Vocational Education and Training in Schools) volume 10 2014-2015
  • Consultant contracted to undertake a Review of Australian Training Awards Registered Training Organisation for the Australian Government involving extensive consultation with state and national stakeholders across industry and the VET sector (2015)
  • Evaluator for the Australian Training Awards Lifetime Achievement Award (2015)
  • Freelance Reporter for VETnetwork Australia’s national news magazine Vetnetworker (2010-2016)
  • Consultant on developing a training strategy for Southern Tasmanian Divers (2014)
  • Accreditation Advisor to the former Tasmanian Qualifications Authority on new and re-accredited courses for the Tasmanian Certificate of Education (2010-2014)
  • Project Coordinator for the Australasian Curriculum, Assessment and Certification Authorities (ACACA) national comparability project to develop procedures to demonstrate the extent and nature of year-to-year and cross-jurisdictional comparability of standards (2011-2014)
  • MC for Skills Tasmanian annual conference “Transformation” (2013)
  • Facilitator for Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Education and Training Forum (2012)
  • Evaluator for the Commonwealth Department of Industry’s Large Training Provider and School Pathways to VET Awards as part of the Australian Training Awards 2011-2013
  • Consultant for The Work Lab in the promotion and marketing to national stakeholders including schools and colleges, professional associations, licensing agencies and other stakeholders of Skillsbook, an e-portfolio and resume builder for students and job seekers (2011-2013)
  • Second consultant undertaking a feasibility study into the development of a panel of experts in assessment to work with Registered Training Organisations found not to be compliant with training and assessment requirements specified in section 1.5 of the Australian Quality Training Framework for the National Quality Council
  • Principal consultant working with the Department of Health and Human Services in the evaluation of ‘What’s The Real Deal?’, a teaching resource for Tasmanian High Schools focussing on gambling
  • Design consultant and co-convenor of Educational Alternatives: Local, National and International Perspectives conference hosted by the Australian Education Union, Launceston, 15 October 2010

2 Audley Street, North Hobart, Tasmania 7000

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