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Webinar Recording: Context: What exactly is it?

Velg Training


Recorded on 30/10/2019, this brand new webinar got to the bottom of context of assessment and explored terminology, definitions and application of context in VET.

Topic overview:

The nuances around context of the assessment and assessment contextualisation can be a little confusing at times!

Based on feedback from Velg Training members who have requested this topic, this webinar was designed to unpack what it means to ensure that assessment instruments include appropriate context.

It explored the different terminology and definitions relating to the context and conditions of assessment, contextualisation of products vs the activity being assessed and the different contexts that a student may need to demonstrate consistent performance in, to ensure transferability of skills.

Join Carol Hunter to get to the bottom of it all and demystify ‘context’!

What was covered in the session:

  • What is the Context of Assessment?
  • What is Assessment contextualisation?
  • Other terminology and definitions
  • Instruments and 'appropriate' context
  • What context means re: transferability of skills

Webinar content targeted towards:

  • Trainer and Assessors
  • Training Managers
  • Compliance Managers
  • Curriculum Developers
  • L & D Managers

Webinar duration: 60 minutes

Bio of presenter:

Carol Hunter has spent over twenty years working in both operational and strategic roles in VET.  She is the Principal of RTO Services and Consulting.  She has held positions as Director Training Quality and Regulation, Department of Education and Training ; Manager, Audit Services, Training Quality and Regulation, Department of Education and Training (Queensland); Manager, Training Secretariat to Training and Employment Recognition Council and Training Employment Board ; Faculty Director Logan TAFE  and various other VET positions in apprenticeships, curriculum, teaching etc.

Carol has used her experience in assisting a range of stakeholders develop contextually appropriate best practice applications and solutions in a variety of VET domains. She has also worked in operational roles in both public and private RTOs, in policy and curriculum development; and as a secondary school teacher.

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