Is your RTO 100% compliant with the new ASQA audit model?

Is your RTO 100% compliant with the new ASQA audit model?

Posted on Sep 29, 2016

(Part 1 of a 2-Blog Series) While much of the current commentary from government and the sector centres on ASQA standards, funding levels and split of VET and Higher Ed pies, ACPET CEO, Rod Camm’s weekly piece accurately describes the data and reporting challenges across the sector. These challenges and the evolving use of data […]

Student Support and Retention: <br >Understanding the challenges and how to do more with less

Student Support and Retention:
Understanding the challenges and how to do more with less

Posted on May 27, 2016

Despite enrolments surging over recent years, the national Australian average attrition rate is at the highest level since 2005, meaning that nearly one in seven students is dropping out of their studies. The 2015 Student Experience Survey National Report highlights the need for greater student support finding that:

Distance Education Keeping Communities Connected

Distance Education Keeping Communities Connected

Posted on Apr 22, 2016

At a regional level, here in Australia recent studies show that 20% of Aussies are choosing to upgrade their qualifications by remaining in their local area and instead studying by distance education. Enrolment in online study has grown by over 40% during recent years, with particularly high uptake in the Northern Territory and NSW. According […]

Major reforms to the VET FEE-HELP scheme

Major reforms to the VET FEE-HELP scheme

Posted on Nov 14, 2015

With less than six months until major reforms to the VET FEE-HELP scheme kick in, time is running out for providers to make the necessary changes to their administrative and student support systems. The reforms, which were passed in July, are the government’s response to a number of reports of rorting by some VET-FEE providers. […]

Linking Online Learning to Successful Professional Development

Linking Online Learning to Successful Professional Development

Posted on Nov 2, 2015

One of the many reasons students choose online education is its flexibility. Online students are able to structure their learning to fit in with other commitments in their life, such as work. For this reason, many professionals are finding online courses are the perfect way to foster their professional development. Online study presents the opportunity […]

GLS in the UK and Europe

GLS in the UK and Europe

Posted on Oct 30, 2015

Global Learning Support (GLS) are thrilled to announce that we have expanded our services to offer education solutions throughout the UK and Europe. To oversee this exciting development, we have appointed Stuart Hales as our Europe Director.

New standards direct focus back to student outcomes

New standards direct focus back to student outcomes

Posted on Oct 2, 2015

University and higher education providers can expect further industry changes, with new standards tabled in Parliament earlier this month. The new standards are scheduled to take effect form 1 January 2017, and are a welcome attempt to direct greater focus on the educational outcomes of a provider, rather than their compliance in process and paperwork. […]