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28 minutes | Jul 17, 2021
When do you know it is time to call ‘time’ on your education career? There are some common signs and symptoms that alert us that it might be time to gracefully retire or take a break from our practice. Hear from a number of guests who share their thoughts and experiences on this topic.
20 minutes | Jul 3, 2021
Five More Teaching Techniques
Leigh and Kate discuss another five teaching techniques that you can implement in your adult education practice. Teaching techniques are used to ensure learners are engaged and their needs are met during training delivery.
44 minutes | Jun 19, 2021
Trust Matters Part 2
In this week’s episode we continue the conversation with Dr Lou Mycroft and Dr Christina Donovan. They continue their discussion on the benefits of trust along with thinking spaces, idea rom, spaces to dance constellations and festival Fridays. If you are curious about these and how trust impacts your practice as an educator its time to tune into this week’s episode. To learn more about their research visit: JoyFE https://linktr.ee/joyfe APConnect https://touchconsulting.net/ap-connect-communities-of-practice-cop/ap-connect-communities-of-practice-cop-2020-2021/
48 minutes | Jun 5, 2021
Trust Matters Part 1
Trust is essential in education. It is required between educators and students as well as between education practitioners. Trusting relationships empower educators to build skills and knowledge that supports practice. In this episode we are joined by Dr Lou Mycroft and Dr Christina Donovan who share their research regarding the benefits of trust. To learn more about their research visit: JoyFE https://linktr.ee/joyfe APConnect https://touchconsulting.net/ap-connect-communities-of-practice-cop/ap-connect-communities-of-practice-cop-2020-2021/
65 minutes | May 22, 2021
Vanuatu Skills Partnership
TVET in partnership. The Vanuatu Skills Partnership is a successful example of partnership and collaboration between communities, governments and funding organisations. In this week’s episode we interview Ellis Silas the Vanuatu Skills Partnership Quality Systems Manager and Anthony Bailey the Training Provider Support Advisor.
41 minutes | May 8, 2021
The Dark Arts
In today’s episode of ‘Education Transformation’ Kate leads us on a discussion to address the ‘dark arts’ of plagiarism, academic integrity and cheating! From a recent study 68% of adult students testify to having plagiarised at least once! In this discussion definitions, processes and student support are examined.
51 minutes | Apr 24, 2021
From the UK and Beyond
Today the team at Education Transformation are joined by Jane Berwick the founder of ‘The Adult Learning Hub’. Jane’s professional story includes working as an educator in several countries while simultaneously searching to engage with meaningful professional development pathways to enrich her career. You can learn more about ‘The Adult Learning Hub’ at: https://www.theadultlearninghub.com/
43 minutes | Apr 10, 2021
A South Korean Perspective
Today Education Transformation is pleased to be joined by Jason Reagin recorded live from South Korea! We learn about the South Korean one-of-a-kind VET in school’s educational programme Jason has established with significant success! In addition, we share some of his experiences developed from working as an educator across 15 countries. Jason is the founder of ‘ The Design Network Alliance (DNA)’, learn more at: https://www.dnapodcastnetwork.ga/
27 minutes | Mar 27, 2021
Time - Is it really on our side?
The inspiration for this title comes from the ‘Rolling Stones song – Time is on my side’. The title seemed appropriate as we investigate the complexities of developing an efficient Teaching Timetable. We discuss how the stages within career development, delivery modes, resources and much more impact upon the development of an efficient Teaching Timetable. Sometimes it seems time is NOT on our side. Get ready for some real-world solutions!
46 minutes | Mar 13, 2021
eLearning Instructional Design
In this episode Leigh and Kate recorded live at South Australia’s historic Mortlock Library where we discussed instructional design. Importantly, we deep dive into eLearning instructional design best practice developed from the creation of 39 eLearning courses.
27 minutes | Feb 27, 2021
Journey with Leigh and Kate as we discuss the vocational education and training evolution from apprenticeships, traineeships to micro-credentials. We take the time to discuss the strengths of all three education pathways. The episode was recorded live in the Adelaide Botanic Gardens. The beautiful and yet perplexing location is revealed during the introduction of the episode!
43 minutes | Feb 13, 2021
Ten More Teaching Techniques
In this discussion Leigh and Kate lead on from the success of episode 19 as we explore an additional 10 teaching techniques to develop a high-performance learning environment. This episode is the second of a series to strengthen training outcomes.
20 minutes | Jan 30, 2021
The Importance of a Quality Management System
As 2021 commences it is an ideal time to review the quality management system of your training institution. In this conversation we are joined by valued colleague Aaron Dixon as he graciously shares his quality assurance vision developed across several adult education training institutions. The episode was recorded onsite within the nation of Kiribati where Aaron works with the Kiribati Institute of Technology. In recent history the Kiribati Institute of Technology worked within a third-party contractual relationship with Australian-based Registered Training Organisations or RTOs. Part of the conversation focuses upon strengthening the Quality Management System during contractual business changes. We invite you to unwind with us as we review the importance of a robust quality management system.
58 minutes | Jan 16, 2021
Kiribati Institute of Technology 50th Anniversary
It is time to celebrate a wonderful TVET success story! Join us as we celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the Kiribati Institute of Technology (KIT) with special guest Anthony Bailey. The Kiribati Institute of Technology is a large Pacific TVET institution that exemplifies national and regional success. Our guest Anthony Bailey is a Strategic Advisor to the institution. Join us as we discuss the history vibrancy and ultimately the regional success of the Kiribati Institute of Technology. The episode was recorded remotely during Australia’s 2020 COVID-19 lockdown conditions.
49 minutes | Jan 2, 2021
Mongolia - The Power of Education
Join Leigh and Kate as we commence 2021 by celebrating a significant vocational education and training success story within the country of Mongolia.
20 minutes | Dec 19, 2020
Reflections of 2020
2020 – what a year! None of us could have predicted the events of 2020. In this episode Leigh and Kate stop to reflect upon the events of the year. Importantly, we summarise the past episodes and thank our special guests. The podcast audience has grown to 55 nations. Your ongoing listening support is highly valued as it affirms the podcast continues to serve and support the global TVET sector. If you have a story to share and would like to be a guest in 2021 please contact us at www.transformationconsultancy.com
63 minutes | Dec 5, 2020
Adapting to the Cohort
Join Kate and Leigh with special guest Peter Oborn as we unpack the topic of ‘adapting to the student cohort’. This is a rich and extended conversation addressing several sub-topics including expected variations within cohorts, student empathy, the importance of an open mind-set and how to become an ‘enter-trainer’. Collective the conversation addresses various cohorts including volunteer students, funded students, self-funded students, experienced cohorts as opposed to inexperienced, delivering trade qualifications as compared to short-courses, VET Trainers and school Teacher faculty as students and the list goes on! Sit back and relax as we discuss this very interesting subject by sharing real-world experiences. Peter Oborn is a Trainer with ASC Training and Development. To learn more about ASC Training and Development go to https://asctraining.com.au/
22 minutes | Nov 21, 2020
Educational Leadership with Tony Stone
ASC Training and Development is a leading registered training organisation. Today we are joined by guest and owner of ASC Training and Development Mr Tony Stone. This is a conversation that reflects upon educational leadership techniques to develop an empathetic, trustworthy workplace. We trust that you, like us, are left feeling refreshed by listening to a successful educational manager that clearly values his faculty.
32 minutes | Nov 7, 2020
15 Teaching Techniques
In this discussion Leigh and Kate explore 15 teaching strategies to assist you in developing a high-performance learning environment within the training room. From your initial meeting with a new student through to recalling the learning. This episode is the first of a series to strengthen training outcomes.
37 minutes | Oct 24, 2020
A Pacific Perspective
In this episode I am joined by Debbi Norman. Debbi shares her experiences of what it is like to be a Long-Term Education Advisor within the country of Kiribati. Debbi was based within the bustling environment of South Tarawa, where there are around 15,000 inhabitants per square kilometre. To put it into perspective, that's 2.5 times the density of Tokyo. This is a wonderful discussion that captures the challenges and rewards of these important international development roles.
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