A New Building – A New Approach School of Manufacturing Services – Building & Construction
Bridge to the Future • The new building has provided a milestone opportunity to develop new ways of operation: • New styles of training delivery • Engagement of younger students (“Y” Gen) in a different way • Enhancement of training by the use of new technologies
Preparation • More than 60% of the full time staff within the B&C area have been actively engaged in one or more of the professional development programmes run through the TAFE Development Unit over the past two years. • As well as a separately funded project through the TAFE Development Centre.
Projects • Learnscope • Plumbing • Electrical • Bricklaying • Carpentry • Heritage Restoration • LL&N • Plumbing • Electrical • Bricklaying • Carpentry
Employability Skills • Electrotechnology • Teaching and Learning Initiative • Electrotechnology
Programme Development • All have focused on the use of “e” learning technologies. • Taking what we already do and blending new “e” learning technologies to enhance the teaching & learning practices within the Building & Construction areas.
Achievements • Digital Stories • Video Conference classes • Blended theory and pracs • A more engaging delivery • Presentations by Staff at National and State-wide conferences • (both general “e” learning technologies and area specific presentations)
Recognition • Already being seen by industry as a leader in development of new approaches to training delivery • Electrotechnology section presented with National Electrical Communications Association (NECA) award for “Innovative Training within the Electrotechnology Industry” • Other training organisations working with us to incorporate many of the practices that have been developed