2023 currency… what should you do?

Staying current as a vocational trainer can sometimes seem overwhelming. The dramatic shift to online and virtual training has been difficult for many individuals and organisations. Luckily, we’ve developed a two-day nationally accredited program to meet this...

The AI revolution

WILL AI TOOLS SUPPLANT HUMAN EDUCATION SUPPORT? This interesting article certainly provides some ways in which an RTO can utilise AI technologies to streamline some of its processes. I would argue that time must pass for this to be the norm among students in order for...

Are you nervous?

DO WE STILL GET NERVOUS BEFORE TRAINING? Fear is a root emotion that’s hardwired into our bodies. Our brain responds via the amygdala, to get us ready to act. These sensations are out of our control – they’re instinctual – and can result in...

Simple resources tip

REDUCE THE SIZE OF YOUR POWERPOINT FILE! Ever tried to upload or email a PowerPoint file only to find that it’s too big? With animations and high quality images – this can often be the case. You can implement one simple step to save up to 90% of the file...

Being a Mentor

WHY IS MENTOR-TRAINING GAINING TRACTION AGAIN? It’s probably time we RE-recognised the immense knowledge and experience that senior workers bring to organisations. Their contributions to culture, workplace understanding and performance are large. And rather than...

Deciding on your mission

EVERYONE NEEDS THIS! Deciding on your personal mission isn’t as easy as it sounds. I mean, ‘just follow your dreams’… really? Is it really just as simple as having an epiphany one night and dedicating your life to that goal? Some would have you...

Story-telling for better learning

“Stories can come in forms of narratives, anecdotes, conversations and reflections.” Dr Sarah Telfer’s 2018 TED talk Good stories do more than create a sense of connection. They build familiarity and trust, and allow the listener to enter the story where they...

Conquering your Fear of Presenting online

This is a topic that is in high demand and one that we get asked about constantly here at SpecTraining, “How do I get over my fear of delivering a presentation online, I’ve never done it and it is so daunting?” , or words similar to that. This is something that we...