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Paul Rasmussen
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Attended Flinders University
Lives in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Firstly this is not an attack on the Educational Brokerages in Australia, it is more of an explanation and discussion on how the system works and why. Everyone complains about Facebook, almost all of the time.  They complain about changes to the…
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I have just watched for the last 20 minutes or so, two people wearing T-shirts from one of the large education brokers, standing outside of the Strathpine Centrelink, both on the footpath and in the car park, going up to people entering and leaving the…
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So as many of you are aware the Victorian government has handed down its 2015-16 budget and there is a lot being said about skills and training, but also a lot not being said.  Matthew Dale has written a good article on what is not being said,…
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I posted something on this topic a number of years ago, when there was a lot of discussion around the proposed changes to the TAFE award in Queensland, where trainers were supposed to only undertake face to face teaching duties for 21 hours a week, along…
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The Federal Government yesterday released its new system for the development of Training Products (note the interesting change in terminology) for the Australian VET system.  The New system is very much like Option Two from the original consultation…
The Federal Government yesterday released its new system for the development of Training Products (note the interesting change in terminology) for the Australian VET system.  The New system is very...
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No matter what anyone would like to think , Learning is a business, a business worth 100’s of billions of dollars worldwide and unfortunately where ever you have enormous sums of money involved there are always going to be those who seek to take advantage…
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So as most of you are aware a little while ago I posted about the Victorian Governments $320 million TAFE rescue package and asked why they were going down this path, how it could be justified and what was it that they were actually supporting with this…
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So as I am sure everyone is aware, last Friday Senator Birmingham (@Birmo) released the make up of the new Australian Industry And Skills Committee which as you may be aware forms part of the new structure for the development of training products within…
So as I am sure everyone is aware, last Friday Senator Birmingham (@Birmo) released the make up of the new Australian Industry And Skills Committee which as you may be aware forms part of the new s...
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Some of you may have seen the article in the Australian on Saturday where there has been a suggestion that only members of ACPET be allowed to access government funding.  Now while I am a supporter of ACPET I have to say I think this suggestion is dead…
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If a person with a Certificate IV in Training and assessment had not delivered any training for say 2 years, would we consider them to have industry currency? Why am I asking this question?  Well because the answer that we give has, I think, profound…
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First off this is a blatant plug  :) So for those of you who are interested I have just publish a collection of edited extracts from this blog and several other places around my thoughts on the Vocational Education and Training Industry in Australia.  It…
First off this is a blatant plug  :) So for those of you who are interested I have just publish a collection of edited extracts from this blog and several other places around my thoughts on the Voc...
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National Training Manager
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Development of Organisational Learning Models and Frameworks base on the most current Evidence-Based Best Practice; RTO compliance and governance; RTO commercialisation and business development including tender and funding applications, implementation and management; Advice on ASQA audits, registrations and re-registrations; Assistance with the underlying strategy and creation of robust Learning Cultures; Strategies and programs to better connect the learning function with the needs of the business; Funding Strategies to best provide for sustainable training and learning, better talent management and improved retention; Learning Management Leadership advice; Presentations and workshop on Learning Management, Learning Culture and Organisational Learning
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  • Spectrum
    National Training Manager, 2014 - present
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Paul Rasmussen is a passionate learning and development professional from Brisbane, Australia
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Paul Rasmussen is a thought Leader and Speaker on Organisational Learning, Professional Development, Motivation, Leadership, Management and Professional Ethics. Paul speaks widely and has published work on the areas of Talent Retention and Management, Learning and Development, Learning ROI, Business, Management, Leadership and Ethics. With Qualifications in Ethics and Bioethics, Organisational Learning and Development, Training, and Business, Management and Leadership. He was previously the Head of Learning for UnitingCare Community, the Executive Officer of UnitingCare’s RTO, a member of the board of the Enterprise RTO Association and a member of the QLD branch of the Australian institute of training and development state council. .  He has won multiple national and international awards for learning and development and the VET/RTO industry.  He is currently the National Training Manager for Spectrum Training.

Paul can also be contacted through Rasmussen Learning Solutions

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Winner 2013 Leadership in VET Quality Award - Australian Training Awards, Winner 2013 LearnX Learning Manager of the Year
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  • Flinders University
    2001 - 2006
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