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  • Price: Free
    Description: The aim of this training package is to support early childhood teachers to further develop and deepen their skills and knowledge around mentoring pre-service teachers. The package consists of 5 modules, each addressing an important component of mentoring pre-service teachers on professional placement. Each module includes a professional video, an academic reading, questions for reflection and suggestions for further reading. Access to this course is restricted.
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    Description: The Education Innovation Hub is researching, implementing and delivering strategies and programs to enable the successful transition into, through, and exiting education pathways for all students. The work of the Hub covers all educational programs in higher education (HE) and vocational education and training (VET/TAFE) as well as workplace learning created and designed to increase and sustain graduate employment outcomes.   As part of this work innovative digital learning objects are being created to improve the learning experience of all students at VU. Examples of these are digital objects from VU Online, VET and PG programs are displayed here. Staff training is an essential component of the Education Hub to ensure that staff can take full advantage of these new learning tools. Examples of the new training provided to staff is also displayed here. Access to this course is restricted.
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    Description: This course is designed to develop an in-depth awareness and application of the principles of integrity and ethical conduct in sport. The unit will facilitate the development of the student’s ability to understand the ethical underpinnings and implications of various policies, practices and relationships in order to promote best practice and integrity in sport operations. Special attention will be paid to ethical reasoning and its practical application to key industry issues (e.g., anti-doping, match fixing, anti-discrimination); and to those issues specific to sport governance and management. Coming Soon! - Access to this course is restricted.
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    Description: The VU RISE Summer Gap Project aims to build on young adults’ agency and capabilities to navigate key transitions after secondary school and maximise life choices, study and career success. This co-creation and co-research project will see the creation of an innovative learning and wellbeing program supporting school-leavers as they step into the next phases of their lives. The Summer Gap Project is a partnership between Victoria University's AVID Australia and First Year College, in collaboration with the Hellenic Museum and with support from the Victorian Department of Education and Training. Access to this course is restricted.
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    Description: In this module participants will be introduced to the basic principles of the planning and delivery of sports events. Following an introduction, the focus moves to understanding the infrastructure, stakeholder, project management, financial and risk aspects required, and how they differ with different scale of events.  Understanding of the complexity and critical factors needed in creating and running successful events will be considered via a case study. Note: Access to this course is restricted.
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    Description: In this module participants will be introduced to the basic principles of the effective and efficient operation of sporting facilities, grounded in global best practice. Following an introduction, the focus is understanding operations management for a sport facility including the maintenance, control, and improvement of organisational activities that are required to produce the products and services targeted for each sport facility. Note: Access to this course is restricted.
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    Description: This module will explore key theoretical and practical aspects of sport coaching. Through active participation in activity focused sessions, participants will develop a basic understanding of training and performance with reference to a variety of sport settings. Participants will also learn how to evaluate and improve their own coaching performance by applying reflective and analytical skills. Topics covered include - basic concepts of human movement and sport science, training principles and session planning, and coaching pedagogy. Note: Access to this course is restricted.
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    Description: In this module participants will be introduced to the core principles for effectively engaging sports participation. Following an introduction, the focus is understanding different approaches to sport engagement, selection and promotion of sports, and organisational activities needed to improve or optimise the usage of existing sport infrastructure within the community. Note: Access to this course is restricted.
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    Description: In this module participants will be introduced to the basic principles of management, situated in the context of community and (in some cases) elite sport organisations. Following an introduction to the local and global sport management environment, the module will consider the four base principles of management – to plan, to lead, to organise and to control. Note: Access to this course is restricted.
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    Description: In this module participants will be introduced to the basic principles of marketing, situated in the context of community and (in some cases) elite sport organisations. Following an introduction to the local and global sport business environment, the module will consider the four traditional principles of the marketing mix – product, price, place and promotion, before expanding to include elements of the services marketing mix, and marketing in the digital age – in which the management and mining of data has become crucial. Note: Access to this course is restricted.
  • Price: Free
    Description: Join us for a special, 6-week Mental Fitness group therapy program targeting residents of the West. The group program will be facilitated by Victoria University Provisional Psychologists. The program will focus on ways we can all manage our wellbeing and the current challenges we may be facing. Together we will explore strategies aimed at supporting and strengthening your mental and physical health. If interested please talk to your local VU Provisional Psychologist or email us at: vu.mentalfitness@live.vu.edu.au Note: Access to this course is restricted.
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    Description: Victoria University Psychology Clinic is offering an online program for adults who need help with insomnia. Facilitated by our Provisional Psychologists this program runs across six-weeks. It includes a 90 minute group session and an hour long individual session each week. The individual sessions will focus on assessing the nature of the sleep problems and needs, reinforcing the messages and techniques encountered in the group session, as well as tailoring the therapy to your individual situation. The therapy will consist of the standard program of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I) - a well-established therapy with high success rates. To participate, please add this free course to the shopping cart on the button below and checkout. The login details for the course will then be sent to your email address. Note: Access to this course is restricted.