Moodle LMS update

Moodle LMS update

On Thursday 29th January 9am – 12pm the Sydney TAFE moodle will be taken offline to update to the latest version 2.8+ Information about this iterative update and the improved features are available here. Workforce Development staff have conducted testing and staff can test their existing courses with the new version on a test site which has a […]

Some articles to add to your reading list

Some articles to add to your reading list

Welcome back to everyone for 2015 we trust you had a restful break. Looking for some inspiration around online learning for 2015 how about reading the 10 most popular articles in EDUCAUSE Review for 2014.  

ASQA announces new Standards for RTO's

ASQA announces new Standards for RTO’s

CC licensed Flickr image by dreamsjung The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) is introducing new Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) which will come into effect on 1 April 2015 for existing RTOs. A new website has been launched providing detailed information about the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015. http://www.asqa.gov.au/users-guide-to-the-standards-for-registered-training-organisations-2015/users-guide-to-the-standards-for-registered-training-organisations-2015.html VET Stakeholder and Consultant Information Sessions […]

Using the Net Promoter Score to measure customer experience - TAFE NSW Innovation Network Webinar

Using the Net Promoter Score to measure customer experience – TAFE NSW Innovation Network Webinar

CC licensed flickr image by hamptonroadspartnership The third TAFE NSW Innovation Network webinar, “Using the Net Promoter Score to measure customer experience”, will run from 12.30pm, Monday 17th November. How likely are you to recommend our organisation to your family, friends and colleagues? We’ve all completed one of these customer satisfaction surveys at some time or […]

Access Sydnet from home

Access Sydnet from home This tech tip is a result of feedback from the recent part time teacher meetings with the Institute Director. Sydney TAFE Workforce Development Unit has created step by step instructions on how to Access Sydnet from home.  A video of how to access Sydnet from home is also on Equella.  These documents […]

TAFE Connects webinar today - Copyright for online

TAFE Connects webinar today – Copyright for online

Are you designing and developing an online course? Are you delivering online? TAFE Connects session today (6 Nov. 2014)  looks at Copyright for online. Our guest presenters are our very own Beatriz Aroche, Library Manager Ultimo Sydney TAFE and Helene Brown,  Manager Library Resource Management Services, TAFE Customer Services. How do I join in? At 12 noon, go […]

NCVER introduces infographics to support thier latest snapshot of the Australian VET sector

  infographic by www.ncver.edu.au NCVER’s released four engaging infographics that provide an snapshot of vocational education and training in Australia. The areas include :- Apprentices and trainees VET outcomes – drawing key findings from Student outcomes and Employers’ use and views of the VET system Students and courses – including key findings from Young people in education and […]

The end of the university as we know it?

The end of the university as we know it?

CC licensed flickr image by marcp_dmoz A recent Ernst & Young report on the future of universities argues that the “dominant Australian university model – a broad-based teaching and research institution, with a large base of assets and back office – will be unviable in the next 10-15 years.” The report identifies a range of disruptive […]

The Sep/Oct 2014 edition of The Buzz is now live

The Sep/Oct 2014 edition of The Buzz is now live

The Sep/Oct 2014 edition of The Buzz is now live – brought to you by the team at Workforce Development.There are a number of interesting and informative articles for you to enjoy.Please share The Buzz with your colleagues at Sydney TAFE. http://sydneyinstituteonline.net/thebuzz/

TAFE NSW Online – want to know more?

Heard about TAFE NSW Online TOL and want to know more? TAFE Connects for Term 4 kicks off today ( 30 Oct. 2014) with Course design snapshots from TAFE NSW Online.  Guest presenters are Christine Maunder (New England Institute),  Karin Pearce and Tracey Collins  (Illawarra Institute) and Jeremy Kilpatrick (Western Sydney Institute). How do I […]