[vet-mm] VCE VET IDM
gedrew at optusnet.com.au
Sun Aug 10 11:37:13 EST 2008
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From: "claire" <claire at warrandytehigh.vic.edu.au>
To: "VET Multimedia Teachers' Mailing List" <vet-mm at edulists.com.au>
Sent: Tuesday, August 05, 2008 10:39 PM
Subject: Re: [vet-mm] VCE VET IDM
> Hi Suzi,
> I agree the training package is a bit daunting and the ntis site can be
> confusing, also the units of competency are not detailed curriculum
> statements such as you find in the VCE Study Designs.
> However, I think the new units are generally expressed a bit more
> clearerly and are a bit more helpful than the old ones. (anyone agree or
> am I just getting used to them??)
> I guess the key thing to remember is that training packages are meant to
> be flexible and adaptable to different training settings and students,
> therefore the units can be quite vague!!
> The new unit 3-4 will have an exam (and scored assessment tasks) as
> Obviously as this doesn't happen until 2010, specific advice is a bit
> further down the track.
> Hope you aren't too busy tomorrow ;-)
> ARNOTT Suz wrote:
>>hehehe you beat me to it Claire...
>>I was just looking for the NTIS site when I checked back in my mail :)
>>The training package can be daunting when you first get it, it can be
>>difficult to decipher what it all means at times. I have downloaded the
>>whole thing from the NTIS site, which makes it easier to do copy and
>>pastes of just the stuff that is relevant to our units, as there are many
>>we don't need in there as well.
>>Geraldine, when you look through the package you get the overview of each
>>course, and then in a different section (which is when the hyperlinked
>>site makes life easier) you get the assessment details - the performance
>>criteria is what needs to be covered to show competence in that unit.
>>I generally break those up into what tasks need to be completed to enable
>>the students to develop the skills and then the competence.
>>With all of the new ones.... I am looking forward to creating something
>>We cover the work placement by trying to set the course up as a workplace.
>>This new package opens up other fields where it may be more easy to find
>>Claire.. I have only been skimming... rushing around charging batteries
>>and getting stuff ready for tomorrow..., and not looked too deeply into it
>>yet, but has anything been said about an exam? or will it be like most of
>>the other VCE VET studies - no exam, and an enter score generated from
>>their other subjects?
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