What’s the future of VET, vocational education and training?
It was very surprising to hear that a private Registered Training Organisation (RTO) I have had some association with over the past few years is considering abandoning it’s formal RTO status. The requirements on the organisation to prove itself compliant have become too onerous; for them, […]
ACCORDING TO the 2012 Horizon Report, the next big thing in education and training is learning analytics. There’s quite a lot of talk about it in the elearning community as well, in various blogs, conferences and research papers.
Learning Analytics is analysing data (“breadcrumbs”, “data exhaust”) that is captured by learners when […]
HOW DO WE contend with the sheer volume of digital options available on the Internet? No matter in what field we work – business, education, training – everywhere we look, there are new software applications for us to use, whether this is for a computer, mobile phone or iPad.
Take a recent experience of mine. […]
STORYTELLING is a powerful method to share knowledge, but the art of storytelling has been lost in training.
In times gone by, particularly in primitive cultures, it was its only means: cultures were preserved this way. This has continued in popular culture: in religion, novels, cartoons, news, theatre, music, dance, film and television.
Imagine, for […]