Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Notes from Industry Engagement Showcase – 22/11/07

MC: Toby Travanner:
“If you educate your employees they’ll stay”

Richard Matheson: Australian Stainless Steel Development Association (ASSDA)
- Gas Tungsten Arc Welding – ‘TIG’ welding – best way of joining two pieces of stainless steel together
- Centralised system of training means consistent training methodologies/approaches

Larry Stinson: National Training Co-ordinator, Tradelink

Jenny McAuliffe: Manager of Human Resources, Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC)
- ‘e-Profiling’ submissions using Mobile phones with Electrical Apprentices
- Using RFID tags – records when and where the apprentice’s work is actually done
- Working with GlobalNET ICT –
- Uses RFID: - apprentice scans when starts a job and various tasks – as well as allowing accessibility of database – trainer accesses database to view apprentices work
- Apprentice NFC card – electronic business card

Susan Frazer: General Manager: Engineering Employees Association SA – Group Training Scheme
- SCADA (systems control and data acquisition) and MIS – Skills for the Future
- Working with River Murray Training (Barb McPherson) and SAGE Didactic (Peter Dawson)
- No Waste Virtual Factory – Mini factory

Jan Shellew, Training Co-ordinator: HJ Heinz Australia
- Cert II in Food Processing

Martin Lewis: Chief Executive Officer: FIAA, Australia
- Sort, Set in Order, Shine, Standardise, Sustain – 5S intervention – Competitive Manufacturing competency

Kim Kemeny; Training & Development: IMP Printed Circuits/Codan/Workstar

Ben Metherell: the Good Guys

Gina Gunn: Group Training Advisor: Federal Group, Tasmania & Drysdale Institute/TAFE Tasmania

David Gigg, National Learning and Development Managr, Compass Group & William Angliss Institute of TAFE
- Focusing in on induction in Hospitality and Tourism

Elisa Grassa: City of Boroondara & Swinburne Uni TAFE Division
- have created a ‘Business Boroondara Network’ to allow local small business access to formal and informal training options

Anthony Kingsley: State Manager, FilterFab Pty Ltd & TAFE SA
- edayz presenter?
- One Workcover payment would have paid for this project….
- Kerry King – TAFE SA Laundry Lecturer

Panel Discussion: The Future of e-Learning in Business and Industry
Marilyn Harvey – ChalkPort; Peter LeCornu – St John Ambulance Aust; Gidley McCullagh – Cubic Consulting; Rod Peadon – North Coast Area Health Service; Richard Matheson - ASSDA; Tracie Regan – Wide Bay Institute of TAFE; Larry Stinson - Tradelink

Marilyn Harvey – ChalkPort ( Metacognitives of e-Learning (megacognitive = The ability to reflect and think about the "thinking" process itself)
- Australia has the best VET model (and learning models) in the world

Research into Industry’s Needs for e-Learning and opportunities for business in 2008

Commonality about these Industry Engagement Projects:
- a 3-4 way partnership: Industry, Industry Reps/Ass’n/Peak Bodies, RTO, Technical Expert/Organisation
- Identified need

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