Wednesday, September 26, 2007


2007 AUSTAFE Conference
04 - 05/10/2007
Location: Charles Darwin University Casuarina Campus Darwin

AUSTAFE Conference 2007 will be one of the most pertinent conference for VET managers and pratitioners in 2007. With topics covering the COAG reforms and how they will affect different states and institutions, through to the development of even closer working relationships with industry and employers to deliver training with immediate impact.

Tuesday, November 07, 2006


4th Asia Pacific Conference on Continuing Education and Lifelong learning6-8 December 2006, Hong Kong

First International LMAS Conference- Designing the future6-8 December, 2006, Sydney

e-Learning 2007 17 - 20 February 2007, New Mexico, United States

Pathways8 National Conference: Toward 2020: what we do now will make the difference November-1 December 2006, Hobart

Wednesday, August 30, 2006

The 8th Biennial National TAFE Child Studies Teachers'
Conference 2006
September 27- 29, 2006, Canberra
VET network Australia National Conference 2006
October 11-13, 2006, Cairns
First International LAMS Conference: Designing the
Future of Learning
December 6-8, 2006, Sydney

Thursday, June 15, 2006

Internet sites

European centre for the development of vocational training

International Association for Educational and Vocational Guidance

OPCET - Office of post compulsory education and training

Vocational Education and Training around the world - Hong Kong:
Vocational Education, the Economy and Issues

Friday, March 24, 2006


AACC06 - Australian Association of Career Counsellors 15th Annual
Careers Conference
April 18 – 21, 2006, Star City, Sydney
National Community Care Conference - Riding the Wave of the Future
May 3 – 5, 2006, Sydney Convention Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney.

Thursday, March 09, 2006

Research Papers and Reports

‘Australia's skill needs to be addressed by the Framework in 2006’, in Australian Flexible Learning Framework, December 2005,

Chan, S ‘mlearning: opportunities for introducing cognitive apprenticeships into trade-based apprenticeship training’, in 14th national VET research conference, Wodonga Institute of TAFE, Albury - Wodonga, July 5th to 8th 2005,

Geddes, S ‘M-learning in the C21st: benefits for learners’, in The knowledge tree: an e-journal in flexible learning in VET, October 2004,

Mellow, P ‘The media generation: maximize learning by getting mobile’, in ascilite 2005: balance, fidelity, mobility: maintaining the momentum? 2005,

Murray, C ‘M-learning and the new students thinking’, 2005,

New Book

Burkhardt, J M 2003, Teaching information literacy: 35 practical, standards-based exercises for college students, American Library Association, Chicago, Ill.
ERC 028.70711BUR

Summary: "This book, tied to the ACRL Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education, provides, hands-on tools for reference and instruction librarians at colleges and community colleges as well as for others appointed to teach students how to conduct research. Each exercise addresses one or more of the nationally accepted ACRL benchmark standards for information literacy education. The exercises promote conceptual and applied skills via active learning, problem-based learning, and resource-based learning. Ready to use and easy to modify, these 35 lessons can be used as a full semester course or as a single seminar or workshop. Covering the basics of planning, collecting, and evaluating, the exercises show how to access books and bibliographic information as well as periodicals and indexes, in addition to online sources". BOOK JACKET.