Phoenix Academy leads the way in Teacher Training
Jun19

Phoenix Academy leads the way in Teacher Training

        Phoenix Academy, through its Institute for Teaching Excellence (ITE) recently launched the new DELTA Teacher Training course at its Perth campus.  The lasttime a DELTA was offered in Western Australia was in 2003, also at Phoenix.  Phoenix Academy is the only centre in Australia offering a DELTA at this time.  This 8-week intensive course is one of the best known and most popular advanced TESOL qualifications in the...

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Immigration authorities back down on SVP visa threat
Feb11

Immigration authorities back down on SVP visa threat

Overseas students who switched to a degree course at institutions outside the streamlined visa processing system before January 14 will not lose their visas. Since that date, the Immigration Department has emailed more than 1400 overseas students warning them they were in breach of visa conditions because they had left the SVP university course that brought them into the country. These students were told they had to go home and apply...

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Augmented Reality in Education: teaching tool or passing trend?
Feb12

Augmented Reality in Education: teaching tool or passing trend?

AR shouldn’t be another monster under the bed (or desk), says Judy Bloxham – used intelligently, it provides new ways for learners to access content and knowledge. What some may call an ‘unsurprising’ 71% of 16 to 24-years-olds own smartphones, so why aren’t teachers utilising these in the classroom or campus? Is the use of these devices going to detract from the learning process or contribute to future...

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Diploma puts officer on right career path
Apr13

Diploma puts officer on right career path

DEDICATED lecturers have made changing to a career in occupational health and safety easy for Busselton Freight Services’ newest employee. Vishal Sharma, who migrated to Australia from India in 2010, was recently appointed as an OHS officer for the company. Mr Sharma said he started a diploma for occupational health and safety at the Australian-International Institute of Workplace Training after deciding to switch from studying law....

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