Do you have Learning Anxiety (Fear of failure)?

How to Overcome Online Learning Anxiety (9 tips) Whether you want to become a trainer by attaining the Certificate IV in training and assessment or considering advancing your education by taking a Diploma of vocational education or training design, going back to...

Changes in the TAE Training Package

TAE – Training and Education Training Package Background In order to cater to the present needs and to address the future requirements, certain revisions have been proposed to the existing TAE–Training, and Education Training Package. These modifications are of...

The problem with validation meetings

Are you attending an effective validation meeting? Validation is the cornerstone of accredited assessment. It’s the net that catches errors, compliance problems and shortfalls in the assessment process. A well-run validation will study the questions and activities...
What is a quality assessment tool ?

What is a quality assessment tool ?

A quality assessment tool consists of a number of components. Each one designed to meet particular conditions that ultimately ensure the tool meets the principles of assessments and rules of evidence. To ensure the tool is Valid, we use a mapping matrix that carefully...
7 Steps to map an assessment

7 Steps to map an assessment

Mapping assessments There are two approaches to mapping; 1. As you develop the assessments, 2. Mapping existing assessments. The approaches have a slight difference in the process, but the end results should be the same. I’d like to cover mapping existing...
My top 3 workplace training tips

My top 3 workplace training tips

The phone rings again and your trainee is called off to attend to another customer. You sit patiently waiting for her to return and shuffle some assessment papers around in your folder. You can’t help but think that this workplace isn’t serious about training. Or that...

Taking learning and development seriously

When you were a teenager, chances are, you sat in a sterile room on a weekday morning with a few of your compatriots, answering a long list of driver safety questions. The State government of the day wanted you to attain a certain level of knowledge before proving...