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Webinar Recording: NVPDW: Validation - The findings

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Recorded on 15/11/2021 and forming part of Velg Training's National VET PD Week this session provided a run-down of the research that resulted in a paper on independent validation of assessment, published by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research in July 2021. Find out what the sector had to say!

Topic Overview:

Didn't have time to read research reports?

In July 2021, NCVER published a research report: Begin with the end: RTO practices and views on independent validation of assessment, which sought to deepen understanding of the persistent issues registered training organisations (RTOs) encounter when conducting independent moderation and validation of assessments, and of the nature of industry involvement in these processes.

Listen to the author of the paper on independent validation of assessment, Francesca Beddie, as she unpacks the findings. She gave a quick run-down of the research that resulted, what previous pilots found was effective, and distill the points made by the many RTO practitioners she interviewed.

What was covered in the webinar:

  • The research: Independent Validation of Assessment
  • What RTO practitioners had to say
  • What are the common challenges?
  • What was found to be effective?

Webinar content targeted towards:

  • Trainers and Assessors
  • RTO Managers
  • Compliance Managers
  • Lead Validators
  • Anyone who plays a role in validation processes at your RTO

Webinar duration: 60 minutes

Bio of Presenter
Francesca Beddie is a former Australian diplomat. She served in Jakarta, Moscow and Berlin and was private secretary to the Minister for Foreign Affairs. She also worked as a senior official in the Australian Agency for International Development.

During the past ten years, as co-founder and director of Make Your Point consultancy, she has developed and facilitated training programs ineffective communication and international negotiations. These programs have been successfully delivered to a variety of government agencies within Australia and overseas.

From 2009-2012, Francesca was General Manager, Research at the National Centre for Vocational and Education Research (NCVER). Her division was responsible for the conduct and commissioning of research on the outcomes of training for the labour market and society.

Francesca trained as a historian. She wrote a commissioned history of the Department of Health, Putting Life into Years, The Commonwealth’s role in health since 1901, (Commonwealth Department of Health, 2001) and writes regularly on policy and history.
She is editor of Australian Garden History, the quarterly magazine of the Australian Garden History Society, which promotes awareness and conservation of significant gardens and cultural landscapes through engagement, research, advocacy and activities.
She has conducted major research projects as an independent researcher, published by NCVER, on topics such as applied research in the VET sector and its place in the innovation cycle and most recently RTO practices and views on independent validation of assessment.

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