Staff Development

Staff Development WorkshopTAFE Western's Strategic Direction is underpinned by the professionalism, expertise and high performance of its staff and the organisation is committed to their ongoing professional development.

The Insitute aims to develop the capacity of teachers and support staff to adapt to the changes that continue to occur in the vocational education and training (VET) sector.

Professional Development at TAFE Western facilitates ongoing self-improvement for each teacher and strives to create a beneficial and relevant commitment to learning.

Staff development priorities include:

  • Part-time teacher education program to comply with RTO requirements, including assessor qualifications
  • Full-time teacher education program in respect of training package requirements for Assessor qualifications

Professional Development for TAFE Western Staff includes the following examples:

  • Online Learning
  • Quality Customer Relationships
  • Facilitation Skills Development
  • Teaching and Learning Strategies
  • Work Based Learning (Action Learning Sets)
  • Individual Professional Development Plans (Professional Development Scheme)
  • Mentoring Skills Development
  • Project Management
  • Women in Management
  • Head Teacher training program
  • Management Development for Frontline Managers
  • Institute Manager training plans
  • Implementation of ESD training plans in alignment with Western Institute Plan
  • Aboriginal Cultural Awareness
  • Harassment Awareness
  • Western Institute Intranet Project - Information Management Systems
  • Flexible Learning - use of technology
  • Encourage staff to undertake academic qualifications which include a Return to Industry component