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Webinar Bundle - Student Engagement


Hands up who’s ever had trouble getting students to do their work?

Getting and keeping students engaged in learning can be one of the toughest challenges for educators.

These sessions consider some of the ways trainers can maintain student momentum throughout a course and ways they might encourage students to remain interested, active participants in the learning.

Join presenter Michelle Charlton in exploring motivating students!


Webinar bundle package details

This webinar bundle package comprises four live webinars:

  Curious cats: The role of curiousity in learning - Tuesday 11 February 2020, 2pm AEDT 

  Hiding in plain sight - Tuesday 18 February 2020,2pm AEDT 

  Uncovering the hidden curriculum - Tuesday 25 February 2020, 2pm AEDT 

  Increasing student engagement - Monday 30 March,  2pm AEDT 

Investment: $165.00 inc GST.   


What we'll cover

  The impact of curiosity on learning

  Theory that underpins curiosity and learning

  Elements that can work to sabotage your teaching efforts

  Suggestions for what you can do to foster student engagement and progression

  The difference between pedagogy and andragogy

  Assumptions of Andragogy

  How emotional intelligence plays a role

  Learning principles and how they translate to the VET ‘classroom’

  Delivery techniques to accommodate for different learning styles

  Ways to foster student curiosity about, and engagement with, the learning content

  Maintaining student appetite for learning

  Helping learners learn - key concepts

  Different perspective thinking on student services & support

  Consider the scope of missing core skills 

  Tips & tricks for services delivery in your organisation


Michelle Charlton - VET PD Group

Michelle first entered workplace training in 1993, and since then, has worked in and out of the sector for a variety of public and private organisations.  Michelle holds tertiary qualifications in Psychology, Adult and Vocational Education, and Training and Development.  

One of Michelle’s greatest interests is ‘why’ and she looks to ignite and share this curiosity for learning at every opportunity. Through VET PD Group, Michelle shares regular updates about the Australian VET sector and encourages practitioners to connect, grow and strengthen:

  • Connect with others; with new and existing ideas
  • Grow perspective and professional performance
  • Strengthen practice, student and sector outcomes

Michelle is an experienced presenter and facilitator, a qualified trainer and assessor, and has industry qualifications and experience in project management, leadership and management, training and education, and business operations. Michelle currently works with her team to offer specialised VET and RTO services, through resource development, validation services, and VET professional development opportunities.


A Statement of Attendance is issued on completion of live event activities.



  • The recording of the live events will be available to all participants for 7 days after the event.


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