Message from the CEO (12 June 2022)
CAQA Groups welcomes the new federal government.
Business plans for your training organisation
Marketing plan for your training organisation
Compliance is the essential element that holds together effective business communications.
How trainers and assessors keep a training organisation compliant.
Governance is key to maintaining compliance.
Education, training, and audits are essential to ensure compliance.
Instructional design concepts for electronic materials
The different types of interactivity for your learning and assessment resources
The inclusion of a variety of approaches and techniques for presenting information and activities
The different types of e-learning solutions
Engaging and retaining students in the vocational education and training sector
Organisations that offer information, advice, and support for VET students and providers in Australia
The value of the critical contribution of the private training sector
The evolution of the employee – past vs. future requirements
Interview with the compliance guru-Shruti Nargundkar, Director and Principal Consultant, Nextext
Develop high-quality e-learning content that considers the demographics of the learners.
The cost of living is hurting international students
How to be an LGBT+ Inclusive Training organisation
The education and training portfolios have received key ministerial appointments
Australia faces one of the largest skills shortages of our time.
How To Stay Compliant Without Spending A Fortune On Consultants
How to protect the financial health of your training organisation
The disadvantages of ASQA not following ISO auditing management systems
ASQA’s model for self-assurance and reality
Unrealistic timeframes of the regulatory body
Why should you trust CAQA Resources as your RTO training resource provider
CAQA Resources – New training and assessment resources
Edu Learning – Your door to professional development opportunities
CAQA Systems Services
Online Media Solutions (OMS) Services
Best selling resources of this month
CAQA Recruitment – The current job vacancies
The VET Sector News- June 2022
Make research integrity training mandatory, say 73% of Australian researchers
Australia has second-worst skills crisis in developed world
Swinburne climbs 25 places to Top 300 globally
Aus: $110m student housing opens in Adelaide
Australian visa backlog keeping engineers out of country amid skills shortage
Australian PM under pressure to increase migrant intake to address dire worker shortage
UK losing ground on international PhD student recruitment
Young workers wired in to become most in-demand tradies in Australia
What new gov’t in Australia means for int’l education
World University Rankings 2022
Message from the CEO (22 May 2022)
How to become a Registered Training Organisation in Australia.
How to become a trainer and assessor in Australia.
Top 10 common AVETMISS issues and how to resolve them
Quality Management Systems for Registered Training Organisations
Developing Interpersonal Skills as a Trainer/Assessor is Critical in the Training and Education Industry.
What ongoing professional development is, and why it is important to your professional career
How does technology in education based on the fourth industrial revolution differ from earlier approaches?
CAQA Labs – Virtual lab environment our experts are working on!
Verification of trainer credentials
The importance of having word limits in the summative assessment resources
Scholarships for international students to study in Western Australia.
A draft model for self-assurance for training organisations
Why should you invest time doing an assessment of your training organisation?
Why the excessive bureaucracy of the government is bad for education and training industry.
Compliance is not one person’s responsibility in a training organisation
The key stakeholders involved in the Australian vocational education and training sector
Why not being prepared in the vocational education and training industry is dangerous
Some lessons learned from working in the vocational education and training industry
Best selling resources of May month
The VET Sector News- May 2022
Griffith TAFE is encouraging those seeking new jobs to get in touch about upcoming courses
TAFE eyes new debt collector to chase students
The value of volunteering: volunteering in education and productivity at work
Teaching digital skills: implications for VET educators – good practice guide
Incorporating digital skills into VET delivery: good practice guide
Skilling the Australian workforce for the digital economy
Why Universities Should Prioritize Student Success in IT Decision-Making
Industry welcomes Labor’s commitment to hospitality skills training
Without foreign students and workers, retail sector calls for pensioners to fill staffing gaps
International students are still being routinely exploited
Major milestone for fee-free training in NSW
How Chinese young people embrace vocational education
Training the key to skills shortage
Students “in limbo” during two-year wait for Australia visas
What are the challenges facing Australia’s medical workforce crisis?
Vocational education: Change negative mindset
NZ brings forward reopening to students, changes post-study work rights
London universities plan “leading” international strategy
Message from the CEO (25 April 2022)
Blended learning – The best of online and offline learning
Interview with Forensic Auditor and CEO of VETPrep Australia – Alex Schroder
Practical demonstration – What to look for?
CAQA Analysis on NCVER’s Research Report – The four features of high-quality VET delivery.
Inconsistent judgements by the auditors working with or for the regulatory body
The Australian VET system is eroding, fragmenting, and dysfunctional.
Strategic Review into First Aid units of competency in Western Australia
The RTO complies with all relevant Commonwealth, state, and territorial laws and regulations
In what ways does copyright legislation apply to training organisations?
Issuing qualifications to your own trainers, assessors and staff members
What sort of RTO training resources does CAQA Resources offer?
Quality training is one of the best investments a training organisation can make.
Training providers must keep up with industry trends.
The Indo-Pacific will benefit from a historic free trade deal with India.
How ASQA assess the RTO registration renewal
The use of third parties in delivering and assessing training in Australia under ASQA
Marketing practices and regulatory requirements under ASQA
How student welfare and support in Australia are governed by a set of regulations.
What to look for when choosing a student management system for a training institution
VET Sector News- April 2022
How colleges and universities are reimagining remote learning
National Microcredentials Framework
How COVID-19 caused a global learning crisis
New guide will help course owners apply for course accreditation
National Workforce Strategy
Advisory Group for VET Reforms
Australian Skills Classification 2.0 released
The government has unveiled a plan to invest $900 million on Australia’s research infrastructure
Worldskills support youth to thrive
Technical and Vocational Education Market To Eyewitness Huge Growth: 2022, Regional Development Status, New Platforms and Advance Technologies by 2028
Building a safer and more sustainable future with apprenticeships and technical education
How Australia can turn the digital skills deficit into an opportunity
Australia extends support for Vietnam’s vocational education, training
Experts to support ASQA regulatory efforts, strategic vision
Message from the CEO (23 March 2022)
How to ensure your training organisation is compliant with government regulations
Australians are poorly prepared for the digital workplace
NCVER Submission – How to report AVETMISS data through NCVER tools
The CEO Declaration of Compliance
Transition planning and requirements
Requirements to enrol learners in your courses
Check the language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) requirements of your learners
The relationship between the training organisation and the regulatory body
What characteristics define a successful online learner?
Importance of providing a good educational environment to online learners
What is the criteria that defines a successful trainer and assessor?
For Australia’s future, incorporating cyber security into our education system is “critical.”
In February 2022, international student arrivals in Australia reached a ‘super-strong’ level.
A new study indicates that 82 per cent seek gender and sexuality diversity subjects such as Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE) in education.
On the way to becoming a renewable superpower, Australia is confronted with a severe skills shortage.
The Department of Education, Skills and Employment (DESE) has launched a free, expedited skills assessment framework for skilled migrants.
Client testimonials – March 2022
Supporting Students with Disabilities in Vocational Education and Training
Review of the Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS) legislative framework
VET Sector News- March 2022
UK, Australia may score over Canada for Indian students, shows data
Clinical trial finds a new therapy to lower cholesterol and stabilise plaques associated with heart attack
Five Trends The EdTech Industry Should Pay Attention To In 2022
Foreign students back to pre-pandemic numbers
Australian universities: How much does it cost to send your child there? (2022)
ASIC’s ambitious goal to give advice to Australia’s youth
Does competency have to be the only way VET is delivered? – comment by CEO Jenny Dodd
Domestic violence prevention program receives high praise from ACER
Part-time work focus for international students a ‘time bomb’
ASQA announced as national training package assurance body
Message from the CEO (20 Feb 2022)
Reasonable adjustments in the learning environment
CAQA Online forums, CAQA Info for maintaining your compliance and regulatory knowledge
RTO compliance guide to buy compliant assessment resources
How artificial intelligence and machine learning will change the education and training industry
What types of jobs are likely to be in demand in the future?
According to ResearchAndMarkets.com, more personalised learning opportunities will present opportunities in the global e-learning market by 2030.
Why Australia is falling behind New Zealand in terms of digital (in)accessibility
Students can take advantage of services offered to them throughout virtual learning and beyond.
Virtual Reality presents a number of challenges
Everything, even academic research, will be changed by the metaverse.
ASQA has begun a four-year program of collaboration with the industry to co-design a model for self-assurance.
As the number of overseas students declines, Australia faces the prospect of losing future skilled workers and citizens.
NCVER Report – Upskilling and reskilling: the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on employers and their training choices
From February 21, all fully vaccinated international students are permitted to return to Australia.
The Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry survey unveiled Victoria as the most difficult state in Australia to do business in.
Even if the border is fully reopened, the country will continue to experience a national skills shortage – how VET sector is the solution?
Car-makers welcome electric vehicle technology certification offered through vocational training institutions in Australia.
WA has allocated $16 million for international education
Message from the CEO (31 Jan 2022)
Australian student visa changes in 2022
How online courses can help you become a skilled worker
CAQA Resources – Converting files to interactive SCORM compliant documents
The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) details of the proposed fees and charges that will apply under the full cost recovery model
Formative vs Summative Assessment: A Comparison
The top problems that the Australian VET sector is facing
To be implemented by 2030, the government has published a roadmap for a “data-driven society.”
Why is Australia’s rank so low when it comes to innovation?
How COVID-19 changed the Australian education and training sector (Part – 1)
Acute skills shortages in VET
Contract cheating – One out of every ten students submits assignments written by someone else – and the vast majority of them get away with it.
Message from General Manager (14 Dec 2021)
Interview with John Molenaar, Quality and Compliance Auditor
Interview with Anna-Louise Allen, Quality and Compliance Auditor
Interview with Maciek Fibrich, Quality and Compliance Auditor
Professional development session by Edu Learning and CAQA Skills – Transcript – Trainers and Assessors requirements
Updates from CAQA Resources
The government’s digital ID program is ramping up as legislation is on the horizon.
Message from the CEO (1 Nov 2021)
Advertise with us @ The VET Sector
The problem for users of Google’s dynamic keyword insertion ~ By Margaret Ryan (lawyer and trademarks attorney)
Driving organisational change to adopt high-quality online training
New TAE 22B E-learning and E-assessment – Open for public review and feedback
Direct observations in online learning environments
Effective feedback in both in-person and remote/virtual contexts
The importance of constructive feedback
The best possible ways to provide feedback to your learners with examples
How to become a profitable training business? (Part 1) – An article by CAQA Skills and Edu Learning
The Top 10 VET Sector websites and resources – you must know!
Why a collaborative regulatory body is important for the training and education industry
ASQA’s Regulatory Risk Priorities for 2021-22
ASQA Annual Report 2020-21 now available
The benefits of effective communication systems, practices and processes
CAQA FAQ Series – Industry consultation
How to check the quality of assessment resources
Fact Sheet: Validation of assessment resources
How to create a compliant and effective self-study guide
Should RTO consultants be regulated through a Government or professional body?
Update about Victoria’s International Student Arrivals Plan
Queensland has set a new national record for the number of women entering the construction industry.
Landmark VET reforms to drive our skills-led economic future
Interview with David Jepsen, Founder and Principal of RTO Accountants
Interview with Peter Doukas – Managing Director, Denison Toyer Education Lawyers
The VET Sector News- November 2021
Australia mulls visa reforms for offshore students to enjoy work rights
The ‘ABC’ of Academic Credit Transfer in India: India Gives Students Flexibility in Higher Education Through Academic Bank of Credits
Quarantine requirements dropped for Canberra universities
World-first Gold learning hub confirmed for Sandhurst
Foreign students, workers to be allowed back into Australia before Christmas and tourists could follow
Covid outbreaks have shut more than 320 schools across NSW and Victoria in past three weeks
Apprenticeships in butchery, childcare and hairdressing decline across the ACT
How to protect the copyright of your training and assessment materials Margaret Ryan (lawyer and trade marks attorney)
Message from the CEO
Online learning – Understanding the learner experience continuum
Synchronous and asynchronous learning environments
The Concept of Immersive Education
The features of high-quality online learning
The authenticity of assessments in an online learning environment
The simulated environment for online learning
Why should you read and share THE VET SECTOR newsletter?
ASQA publishes scoping study on VET in schools
Compliance and regulatory requirements to use video evidence
Attract people, places and things perfect for your growth
Become stronger than your fears
Maintaining a healthy work-life balance
Strategies to maintain VET and Industry currency as a trainer and assessor
Live webinar with CAQA – Your questions and answer series – Trainers and assessors competency and compliance requirements
Training and assessment strategies – why you should have a clear roadmap!
Interview – Andrew Shea – CEO, Builders Academy Australia
Interview – Matthew Dale – Director, Audit Express and Educonomy
Interview with Anurag Kanwar – BEc, LLB, LLM, GDLP, AAPRI, FIML, MAICD.
Risk assessment and risk management at your organisation
Quality Student Assessment Resources from CAQA Resources
Why organisations should prioritise systematic continuous improvement as a strategic priority
The role of online education is evolving due to Artificial Intelligence (AI).
Google will train more than 40 million people in cloud computing skills.
In a recent ruling, the court ordered telecommunication firms to discontinue “assignment help” service.
We are looking for a Senior Compliance and Quality Assurance Manager to join our team at CAQA, Career Calling International.
Update related to AQF Framework
The VET Sector News II- October 2021
Australian far-right terrorism investigations have increased by 750 per cent in 18 months
Keystone acquires UniQuest in enrolment generation drive
Hate crime victim inspires We Are Australia launch
Experts weigh in on Australia’s 10-year strategy at AIEC
How much will it cost for international students to return to Australia?
Student sex work is happening, and universities need to respond with health services
How online education can give disabled children greater learning opportunities
Online Learning Platforms A Lifeline For Students During The Pandemic
Online Learning – The Future of Education?
A New Normal For Online Education
School And Online Learning Evolve Rapidly: Nerdy CEO Discusses Trends
Challenges Of Online Education For Teachers And Students
India top court rules online education access cannot be denied to underprivileged children
Fiverr Expands Online Education Offering With Acquisition of CreativeLive
Beyond Zoom, Teams and video lectures — what do university students really want from online learning?
Teachers are driving force behind ‘global education recovery’ from COVID-19
NSW on the road to reopening
Quality higher education in times of crisis
New national food allergy guidelines recommend education instead of bans
Homeschool registrations rising in Australia, alternative education advocates say mainstream schools need a shake-up
6 interesting stats from the Voice of VET RTO Industry Australia Report 2021
2021 fee relief now available to VRQA RTOs and non-school providers
ASQA Update – October 2021
Amendments to the ESOS Act effective 27 September 2021
Students head to Canada as Australia’s borders remain shut
Child Care subsidy changes to benefit 250,000 Australian families
Plan to bring thousands of nurses and doctors into ‘Fortress Australia’
IDP Live transforms international landscape for next generation of students
The VET Sector News- October 2021
The journey from comfort zone to the growth zone
How to create a compliant and effective session plan
Australian Government has approved the International student return pilot programme
Mapping document of assessment resources – do you need one?
Fact Sheet: Transition and teach out
CAQA FAQ Series – Validation and compliance requirements
The websites that will help you become much more productive and efficient.
Different types of disruptions in training and education businesses: What are they and how can they impact You?
Quality Learner Guides from CAQA Resources
Validation Demystified – Part I
Contextualisation – Why you must contextualise the training and assessment resources.
The Australian Government supports eligible employers who hire an Australian Apprentice with a new Australian Apprenticeship Program
The strategies for achieving personal and professional success.
What to do if you think someone is infringing on your copyright? – Margaret Ryan (lawyer and trademarks attorney)
Strategies to complete the Financial Viability Risk Assessment tool
Message from the CEO (4 October 2021)
Influence of COVID-19 on future plans
Delivery of training before and during COVID-19
Overview of training provider response.
Who pays and the relationship to online delivery?
Now and into the future
Is blended delivery the future of Australian VET education?
MIT tops QS employability ranking 2022
Offshore learning hubs keep overseas students engaged
Benefits of virtual exchange programmes for international students
New Standards for Course Accreditation for Western Australia RTOs
ASQA approves extended transition period for a number of courses
$1m donation expands Australia’s only nuclear engineering program
Education & Training Market is Booming Worldwide
WA invests $31.7 million in in-house career counsellors
CQUniversity Graduate Guarantee offers a fully flexible, Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Entrepreneurship, free of charge, to all domestic and international graduates
New South Wales pilot plan ‘would expand and evolve’: minister
Australia’s five most powerful education leaders in 2021
New job opportunities!
Various phases of the assessment and validation processes (Part 4)
Skills First – the Victorian 2022 Funding Contract
Our webinar related to Skills First – By CAQA Experts
Viral email regarding ASQA’s current and past audit activities
The impact of COVID-19 on higher education and Vocational Education and Training
Breaking the bamboo ceiling: Young Asian Australian women share their tips for success
Australia installs first space laser optical ground station in southern hemisphere
Providers: Check your delivery locations in asqanet are up-to-date
Student wellbeing and online learning: Tips for students
India, Australia concur that ‘Afghanistan must not become terror hub’
India urges Australia to address students’ difficulties due to travel restrictions
‘It’s so hard’: how the pandemic upended young people’s career paths
Internationals contribute £28.8bn to UK economy yearly
Canada: students worry about unaffordable course withdrawal
Afghan women at university will study separately from men, the Taliban say
China Revises Law to Advance Innovation in Science, Technology
U.S. Invests $220M in Artificial Intelligence Research Institutes
Australia’s manufacturing sector to be revived as a result of COVID-19
Extra $3.2m to boost support for vocational education and training
Australian border closures blamed for $2.7bn ELICOS related loss
Aged care facing impending shortage of 110,000 workers, report finds
Morrison Government marks National Skills Week 2021 with highest funding for skills and training in Australian history
The changing career expectations of Australian teens
How the Australian VET sector is changing
The VET Sector News II- September 2021
COVID Lifestyle transforms aspirations of young Australians
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is seeking input on a proposed anti-plagiarism software merger.
University jobs lost at a rate of ‘one in five’ as COVID-19 border laws continue to bite
ASQA’s strategic review of online learning