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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

by Catalyst Marketing on Thursday, March 26, 2020

In these last few weeks many individuals and businesses have faced significant personal and professional challenges as a result of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). However, it is during the most challenging times that we must support each other the most, which is exactly what we intend to do. As these unprecedented times progress, Catalyst Education […]

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Driving Collaboration with Design Thinking

Driving Collaboration with Design Thinking

by Catalyst Marketing on Wednesday, March 11, 2020

It was late last year when the Catalyst Education team first embarked on our journey into Design Thinking. As a leading training company, the opportunity we wanted to tackle was how to further improve the learner journey and learning experience to help our cohorts thrive, beyond the current status quo. For Catalyst, the learners in […]

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VIDEO: Making a difference through trainer support

VIDEO: Making a difference through trainer support

by Catalyst Marketing on Thursday, January 30, 2020

In Vocational Education, getting the right support from one’s trainer is vital to a successful learning journey. It is also intrinsically one of the key elements of human-centred education that drives the learning philosophy at our Registered Training Organisations: Selmar Institute of Education, Practical Outcomes and Royal College of Healthcare. Our team of accomplished trainers connect with student support and […]

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The power of plants: How to improve workplace wellbeing

The power of plants: How to improve workplace wellbeing

by Catalyst Marketing on Tuesday, December 17, 2019

A focus on wellbeing in the workplace is vital for individuals working in care industries like childcare and aged and disability care, to be effective in their roles. Educators and carers need the support, tools and opportunities to foster wellbeing in themselves — and those in their care — for all to thrive. From exercise […]

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RTO vs TAFE – What is the difference?

RTO vs TAFE – What is the difference?

by Catalyst Marketing on Monday, August 19, 2019

Certificates and Diplomas are delivered by a number of Vocational Education and Training (VET) institutions, but when comparing them, it’s good to understand the key differences between the available providers of VET.   The rise of Vocational Education and Training Because of the practical nature of VET and the focus on learning outcomes for specific careers, VET […]

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7 tips to help you boost employee engagement

7 tips to help you boost employee engagement

by Catalyst Marketing on Thursday, July 4, 2019

An engaged employee is one who is committed, loyal, hard-working, proactive and motivated. In other words, an engaged employee is the kind of employee you want working in your business, whether you’re in aged care, child care or any industry you can think of. Where do you discover this kind of employee engagement that’s going […]

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National Reconciliation Week: Respect and connection in aged care

National Reconciliation Week: Respect and connection in aged care

by Catalyst Marketing on Monday, June 3, 2019

National Reconciliation Week takes place 27 May until 3 June and is an important time for us all to learn and reflect on our shared history as Australians. The dates are the same each year, marking the successful referendum in 1967 that paved the way for laws protecting the rights of Aboriginal people as equal […]

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VET industry challenges and the way forward

VET industry challenges and the way forward

by Catalyst Marketing on Tuesday, May 28, 2019

  To progress and meet the needs of communities, it’s essential that we are continually reviewing how we deliver education through the VET system. Recent report ‘Strengthening Skills: Expert Review of Australia’s Vocational Education and Training System’ has provided a review of how the vocational education system delivers education and skills to individuals and, in […]

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Scott Morrison’s promises for the the aged care & early childhood education industries

Scott Morrison’s promises for the the aged care & early childhood education industries

by Catalyst Marketing on Monday, May 20, 2019

With Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his Liberal Government returned and with a majority parliament, what does this mean for the aged care and early childhood education and care sector? Let’s take a look at the Liberal promises across areas like aged care jobs, child care jobs, the child care subsidy and more. Tax cuts to help […]

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Selmar’s Diploma of ECEC Gains Academic Recognition from Swinburne Online

Selmar’s Diploma of ECEC Gains Academic Recognition from Swinburne Online

by Catalyst Marketing on Monday, April 29, 2019

Catalyst Education is pleased to announce that students of Selmar Institute of Education’s CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education will now earn credit units for the Bachelor of Education Early Childhood or Primary with Swinburne Online.   The high-quality of the courses delivered by our Registered Training Organisation, Selmar, has been recognised by the University. […]

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