Archive for the ‘Features’ Category

  • Why Community Service Is Good for the Brain

    October 24th, 2019 No Comments Features

    The health benefits of community service are well-documented. Still, we sometimes need to be reminded how important it is to leave our comfy inner circle and engage with new people. The more we internalize the boons of altruistic behavior, researchers are discovering, the longer we live and the happier we are. Most research on community… Read More

  • Vocational Education and Training: How Is It Taught?

    September 28th, 2019 3 Comments Features

    Interested in taking a VET course but curious about how they’re taught? We’ve put together some valuable information to help you better understand the VET system and its teaching standards. Take a look as you consider your next move, whether you’re entering a new field or thinking about professional development. How Is Vocational Education Training… Read More

  • Popular Self-Paced Online Courses

    September 28th, 2019 No Comments Features

    Aiming to switch careers or upskill in your industry? Open Colleges offers courses in your area. From business administration to social media marketing to accounting and bookkeeping, you’ll find a wide and comprehensive range of educational courses in the industry of your choice. The best thing about Open Colleges courses is that they can be… Read More

  • 10 Common Questions About Vocational Education and Training

    September 11th, 2019 No Comments Features

    Vocational education and training (VET) programs are an essential part of the Australian economy, and an important cornerstone of over 4 million Australians’ careers. Originally launched as a series of state-run apprenticeships and traineeships, the VET system is now fully supported by the Commonwealth and regulated under the Australian Quality Framework. Despite their popularity, VET… Read More

  • Vocational Education Training: What Is It?

    August 27th, 2019 2 Comments Features

    Across Australia, Vocational Education Training (VET) programs provide students and professionals with the skills they need to thrive in their chosen industry. Every year, 4.2 million working age Australians participate in a VET course to become masters of their trade. Over 4,500 registered training organizations provide training, and students can choose from more than 1,450… Read More