2020 VALBEC Conference – Call for papers

2020 VALBEC Conference – Call for papers

Now is the time to start thinking about 2020 and delivery for your students. ‘All Comers Welcome’ is designed to make it easier to involve your students in the conference. We invite you to consider the different ways you can present your students’ journeys: A poster tour – make one poster size panel to show the journey of one or more students. The posters will be mounted on display boards along the wall of the auditorium. The first session after lunch will be a 45min ‘tour’ where everyone can...

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Positive Psychology for Adult Education

Positive Psychology for Adult Education

VALBEC workshop Can We Help Hope Happen For Students of Adult Education? “How we see the future determines how we behave today” Lopez How might teachers of Adult Education positively impact the lives of those they teach, sharing strategies for resilience, optimism, and the mindsets needed for success? Based on the latest research from Positive Psychology and Neuroscience this workshop will help teachers of Adult Education learn evidence-based strategies to build wellbeing for themselves and...

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2020 VALBEC Conference – Call for papers


All Comers Welcome: educating for community and growth In 2020 let’s celebrate the people we teach – their lives, interests and aspirations. Block out May 15th for the 2020 VALBEC Conference.  As teachers and providers across diverse delivery environments, we find ways for all learners to feel welcome and capable of acquiring the skills they need. There are so many ways of identifying learners: cultural - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, migrant, English-background; by their...

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Navigating Cyber Security

Navigating Cyber Security

VALBEC workshop This workshop will show you how to teach your students about online safety and protect them (and you) from scams with easily accessible information. Learn how to check your settings for security Manage your devices Look at the most common SCAMS and Identity Theft and learn how to protect yourself and your students from them Antivirus and Malware Protection and Much More Details: Monday 25 November Registration from 3:15 – 3:30pm Workshop: 3:30 - 5:30pm Olympic Adult Education,...

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Tuesday 24 September 10.00 a.m.  – 1.00p.m Victoria University, 225 King Street, Melbourne (near corner of Lonsdale Street) Level 9: Room 9.002 Map and transport Registration from 9.30 a.m. Tea and coffee on arrival 10.00am – 10.10 a.m. Welcome and introductions Nadia Casarotto/Fiona Mcmahon: Curriculum Maintenance Manager (CMM) General Studies and Further Education. Session 1: 10.10 a.m. – 10.50a.m  Selecting and using online texts for engage units: Sarah Gibson,  Avenue Neighbourhood House...

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ProLiteracy award winner announced

ProLiteracy award winner announced

Congratulations to Tina Vlahos from PRACE for her successful application to attend the ProLiteracy Conference in San Diego proudly sponsored by VALBEC with assistance from ProLiteracy. Tina’s application conveyed a passion for teaching literacy and a commitment to lifelong learning that aligns with VALBEC’s vision and values. Read about Tina here I have always been enamoured by words and language. I started reading Greek at age four, with the encouragement of my Greek father who has always...

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Teaching EAL to Adults Through Drama

Teaching EAL to Adults Through Drama

VALBEC workshop Teaching EAL to adults through drama has been shown to bring a multitude of linguistic, social and emotional benefits to the learners. When a language is taught in a way that connects the body and mind, students engage in holistic learning, leading to greater retention of new vocabulary and language structures. In addition, drama encourages learners to draw upon all of their expressive resources including the essential non-verbal elements of communication. This performative...

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Project worker role

Project worker role

A project worker is needed by Olympic Adult Education for Making the Leap to Employment and/or TAFE project, up to 2 days /week until May 2020 To research and quantify the gaps between skills, understandings and experiences needed for Learn Local students  to succeed in employment or further study at TAFE To build a flexible Learn Local program that teaches the skills, understandings and provides the right experiences to reduce the leap to employment and/or further study at TAFE This position...

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International Practitioner Fellowship now available

International Practitioner Fellowship now available

A 'bonus’ 2019 VET International Practitioner Fellowship is now available The Department of Education and Training in partnership with the International Specialised Skills Institute is offering one (1) Fellowship of $13,000 to a VET practitioner who is employed within Victorian Government contracted Registered Training Organisations (RTOs), including TAFEs, private RTOs and Adult, Community and Further Education (ACFE) Board registered Learn Local Organisations (LLOs). International...

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