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EAC2010 Allison Miller e portfolios presentation 031110

  1. 1. For supporting successful learner outcomes Allison Miller – Business Manager E-portfolios – Managing Learner Information
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  3. 3. Transitioning into VET - Meeting minimum entry requirements - RPL – Skills profile / Skills matching - Raise self esteem & learner identity Transitioning out of VET - Further education & training - Employment/Self Employment - Promotion/Reclassification Transitioning through VET - Fast tracking - Workplace learning & assessment - Course completions
  4. 4. Available from: The VET E-portfolio Roadmap: A strategic roadmap for e-portfolios to support lifelong learning
  5. 5. 2009 E-portfolios Implementation Trials Implement an e-portfolio system which enables learners to move quickly and efficiently between education and training, employment and industry areas ie through RPL or workplace learning & assessment
  6. 6. 2009 E-portfolios Implementation Trials Case studies available at:
  7. 7. 2009 E-portfolio Implementation Trials Key Findings • Induction & on-going just in time support • Needs to be linked & not an add-on • What’s in it for the learner • Understand how to present yourself online • Internet savvy vs being organised • Concern over ‘e-Assessment’ & Auditors • Using video is useful but requires ‘extra skills’ Key Findings available at:
  8. 8. 2010 E-portfolios Implementation Trials Investigating: - Supporting learner transitions (pathways) - VET E-portfolios draft Privacy Guidelines - Supporting key VET initiatives eg Compact for Young Austs & Retrenched workers
  9. 9. 2010 E-portfolios Implementation Trials Information available at:
  10. 10. 2010 E-portfolio Implementation Trials Mid-project Observations Teacher/Trainer considerations: -    Digital literacy skills  -    Connecting teachers/trainers to others experienced in using  e-portfolios -    Supporting the teachers/trainers to develop their own e- portfolio Learner considerations: -    Understand potential benefits of their e-portfolio -    Introduce early in the course -    Trust peers and working within a ‘safe sharing environment’ -    Concerned about their privacy and ownership of information -    What is ‘appropriate information’ Key Findings available at:
  11. 11. 2010 E-portfolio Implementation Trials Mid-project Observations Workplace considerations: -    Workplace supervisors/management need to understand how the e-portfolio  and related technologies support the learners’ training and assessment (and  potentially their workforce development), L -    Learners need to be given the time required to collect the evidence in the  workplace. -    E-portfolios and mobile devices can also potentially raise the quality of an  organisation, through better transparency and reflective practices Training Organisation considerations: -    Regular team meetings during the implementation stage --   Documenting the process and progress  --   Evaluation on the successes and barriers of the process -    Gaining the support of organisational technical staff -    Consider what information is collected by the e-portfolio system (eg through  activity logs) Key Findings available at:
  12. 12. Guidelines available at:
  13. 13. More information about E-portfolios business activity
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  15. 15. Available at:
  16. 16. Available from: Career development, professional associations, employees, employers
  17. 17. EpCop Website - Information, resources and events: E-portfolio Conversations - discussion forum : Vision: • Provide assistance in embedding e-portfolios • Disseminate information about the process of building e-portfolios • Mentor new users in the use of e-portfolios
  18. 18. Email: with ‘Subscribe to email list’ in the Subject line
  19. 19. Contact me Allison Miller E-portfolios Business Manager 08 8207 8872 E-portfolio links –