Through our associates, including Paul Kearney, we can offer a number of services in the areas below through a choice of delivery formats.
Enterprise Education and Learning Entrepreneurship: principles, practices and models
Understanding high-value, generic skill sets e.g. Key Competencies (Australia & New Zealand) Key Skills (UK) and SCANS Competencies and Foundation Skills (USA)
Learner managed experience-based learning models, including Applied Learning
Cooperative Learning and Collaborative Assessment: principles and practices
Assessment for Learning
Vocational Education and Training (VET)
Vocational learning in schools, including junior years
Industry-school partnership models
Curriculum Design, with a particular focus on integrating generic skills and vocational mindset
Assessment techniques and systems, including ones that recognise current competencies
Action-research and learning as a form of workplace learning
Innovative Employment models, particular for disadvantaged jobseekers
Evaluations of government education and training initiatives, both normative and summative
Analysis and advice
Direct consultation with organisations and government agencies may involve reports and briefings. Assistance with initial Program Design is available.
Formative and summative evaluations may involve establishing criteria, setting base lines, designing instruments, instigating processes for data collection, analysis, preparing reports and briefings.
Resources are identified and provided on an ongoing basis. Resources may be ready-to-use or articles on ideas and practices.
In-person, bespoke video, Skype.
Formats can be text, electronic, video or blended.
Better models and practices in selected areas can be quickly researched.
Formats can be standard workshops, mini seminars and Skype. Action Research programs can be designed.
Organisations can negotiate a support package, which may cover a range of areas and service formats. For example a package may focus on enhancing Applied Learning practices and Assessment for Learning - supported by professional learning events and feeding resources. Likewise another package may focus Learning Entrepreneurship - supported by direct consultation, resource development and Skype briefings.