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Inquiry Name:

Inquiry into the delivery of the Vocational Education and Training in Schools (VETiS) program

Date Commenced:06/28/2017
Tabling Date:11/30/2017
Inquiry Status:Current

Committee Name:

Education and Health Standing Committee

House:Legislative Assembly

Members Conducting Inquiry
Members:Ms Janine Marie Freeman MLA
Hon. William (Bill) Richard Marmion MLA
Ms Josephine (Josie) Farrer MLA
Mr Ronald (Shane) Shane Love MLA
Ms Sabine Elisabeth Winton MLA


Staff Members: Dr Sarah Palmer (Principal Research Officer)
Ms Jovita Hogan, BA (Hons). (Research Officer)

Contact Details

Phone No:08 9222 7486
Fax No:08 9222 7804
Postal Address:
Email: Click here to send an email to this Committee

Terms of Reference:The Education and Health Standing Committee resolved to inquire into the delivery of the Vocational Education and Training in Schools (VETiS) program.

The inquiry will consider:

1. How well the program is meeting the needs of schools, students and industry

2. Challenges for regional and remote areas

3. Registration and ongoing monitoring of training organisations

4. Resourcing of the program

NOTE: The VETiS program is not to be confused with VETiS Consulting Services, which is a private Registered Training Organisation providing VET services to schools.


Important Information


Making a Submission to a Parliamentary Committee of the Legislative Assembly
Giving Evidence to a Parliamentary Committee of the Legislative Assembly



Deadline for Submissions:
08/07/2017

Unless a venue is specified, hearings are held at the
Legislative Assembly Committee Rooms, Level 1/11 Harvest Tce, West Perth

Hearing Dates:

Date

Time

Venue

Organisation

Witnesses

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Pub/Priv

08/16/201709:45 AMLegislative Assembly Committee Office - Meeting Room OneState Training Board and Construction Training FundMr Jim Walker (Chair) and Mr Alan Davis (Manager, Skills Development) Public
09/06/201710:00 AMLegislative Assembly Comittee Office - Meeting Room FourState School Teachers' Union of WAMs Samantha Schofield (Vice President) Public
09/06/201710:45 AMLegislative Assembly Committee Office - Meeting Room FourWestern Australian Secondary School Executives Association (WASSEA)Ms Janette Gee (President), Mr Domenic Camera (Principal Australind Senior High School), Ms Janice Sander (Principal Mindarie Senior College), Ms Melissa Gillett (Principal John Forest Senior High School), Ms Mary Griffiths (Principal Armadale Senior High School) and Mr Ian Johnston (Principal Greenwood Senior High School) Public


Related Written Submissions:

Written Submission by Mr Warren Cluff (Chief Operating Officer, The Apprentice and Traineeship Company) received on 20 Jul 2017
Written Submission by Mr Colin Pettit (Commissioner for Children and Young People) received on 31 Jul 2017
Written Submission by Mr John Willett (Manager and Development Consultant, Ertech Construction Academy, Ertech Holdings Pty Ltd.) received on 2 Aug 2017
Written Submission by Mr Alan Gregory (CEO & RTO Manager, Australian Training Management Pty Ltd) received on 2 Aug 2017
Written Submission by Ms Louise Kingston (Access Engineering) received on 4 Aug 2017
Written Submission by Mr Wayne Wilson (Apprenticeship and Traineeship Coordinator, MPA Skills) received on 4 Aug 2017
Written Submission by Ms Sandra Robinson (Director, Skills Strategies International) received on 7 Aug 2017
Written Submission by Ms Corinne Brown (Trainer/Assessor/Mentor Coach/Leadership Facilitator) received on 7 Aug 2017
Written Submission by Mr Rob Nairn (Executive Director, Australian Secondary Principals' Association (ASPA) and Ms Janette Gee (President, Western Australian Secondary School Executives Association (WASSEA)) received on 7 Aug 2017
Written Submission by Ms Leanne Prior (Associate Principal, Mount Barker Community College) received on 7 Aug 2017
Written Submission by Mr Ian C Hill (Chairman, Training Accreditation Council) received on 7 Aug 2017
Written Submission by Mr Jim Walker (Chair, State Training Board) received on 7 Aug 2017
Written Submission by Dr Tim McDonald (Executive Director, Catholic Education Western Australia) received on 7 Aug 2017
Written Submission by Mr Patrick Garnett (Chair, School Curriculum and Standards Authority) received on 7 Aug 2017
Written Submission by Ms Anne Driscoll (A/Director General, Department of Training and Workforce Development) received on 7 Aug 2017
Written Submission by Ms Sharyn O'Neill (Director General, Department of Education) received on 7 Aug 2017
Written Submission by Ms Samantha Schofield (Vice President, The State School Teachers' Union of WA Inc.) received on 9 Aug 2017
Written Submission by Ms Kylie Catto (President, The Western Australian Council of State School Organisations Inc. (WACSSO) received on 10 Aug 2017
Written Submission by Mr Mark Paterson AO (Chief Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer, Australian Skills Quality Authority) received on 11 Aug 2017
Written Submission by Ms Bronwyn Blencowe (Managing Director, VETiS Consulting Services) received on 11 Aug 2017
Written Submission by Mr Wade McLeod (VET Consultant, Association of Independent Schools) received on 16 Aug 2017
Written Submission by Mr Mike Frost (Director, Mike Frost & Associates - Education and Training Consultancy) received on 21 Aug 2017
Written Submission by KJ CT Skoss received on 9 Oct 2017

Related Transcripts of Evidence:

• Evidence by Mr Jim Walker (Chair, State Training Board), Mrs Kathleen Hoare (Director, State Training Board) and Mr Alan Davis (Director, Skills Development, Construction Training Council) on 16/08/2017
• Evidence by Miss Samantha Schofield (Vice President, State School Teachers' Union of WA) on 06/09/2017
• Evidence by Mrs Mary Griffiths (Principal, Armadale Senior High School), Mrs Janice Sander (Principal, Mindarie Senior College), Mrs Janette Gee (President, Western Australian Secondary School Executives Association; Director, Australian Secondary Principals' Association Board), Mr Domenic Camera (Principal, Australind Senior High School), Mrs Melissa Gillett (Principal, John Forrest Secondary College) and Mr Ian Johnston (Principal, Greenwood College) on 06/09/2017
• Evidence by Ms Anne Driscoll (Acting Director General, Department of Training and Workforce Development), Mr Simon Walker (Executive Director, Policy Planning and Innovation, Department of Training and Workforce Development), Dr Ross Kelly (Director, Policy Planning and Research, Department of Training and Workforce Development), Ms Karen Purdy (Manager, VET System Policy, Department of Training and Workforce Development) on 13/09/2017
• Evidence by Ms Sharyn O'Neill (Director General, Department of Education), Mr Lindsay Hale (Acting Deputy Director General, Schools, Department of Education), Mr Martin Clery (Acting Executive Director, Statewide Services, Department of Education) on 13/09/2017

Related Documents/Response to Questions on Notice:

• Related Document: Letter regarding reports by Rural and Remote Education Advisory Council
• Related Document: Responses from universities regarding inclusion of Certificate IV in Training and Assessment in teaching degrees
• Related Document: Department of Education Responses to Questions
• Related Document: Department of Training and Workforce Development Responses to Questions
• Related Document: Training Accreditation Council Responses to Questions