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What can we Learn from the Validation of Assessment Tools and Outcomes?

20 February 2019

In this extremely popular 2018 NVC session (now available as a webinar), John Dwyer will share his ideas and understandings about what we can learn from and through, validation activities.

This session will consider:

  • Validation as a process – what are we trying to achieve; what can we learn?
  • Validation before and after using assessment tools – what can we learn?
  • Validation relies on the principles of assessment and the rules of evidence – how; what can we learn?
  • Training and Assessment Strategy (TAS) as a validation device – what can we learn?
  • Mapping as a validation device – what can we learn?
  • Marking guides as a validation device – what can we learn?
  • Validation of completed student assessment work – what can we learn?

Key topics covered within the webinar

  • Validation as a process: What are we trying to achieve?
  • Validation before & after using assessment tools
  • Validation of evidence
  • Training and Assessment Strategy (TAS) as a validation focus
  • Mapping & marking guides as a validation focus
  • Validation of completed student work and outcomes

NB. Can't make the session?
We send out all electronic resources to registrants within 48 hours of the session closure. All Velg Training Webinars are scheduled in AEST (QLD time) - please check your timezone before logging onto the online training session.

Date & Time

20 February 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm (AEST: QLD)

Other timezones:
12:00pm - 1:00pm (AEDT: NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS)
11:30am - 12:30pm (ACDT: SA)
10:30am - 11:30am (ACST: NT)
9:00am - 10:00am (AWST: WA)

Who should attend

  • CEO/Owners
  • RTO/Compliance Managers
  • Trainer and Assessors
  • Heads of Faculty/Department/Area Managers
  • Curriculum Developers/L&D Managers

What to expect

Presented by John Dwyer, you will be provided with the following resources after the event:

  • PowerPoint
  • Recording of the webinar (three months access)
  • Additional electronic resources
  • Electronic Statement of Attendance


John Dwyer


John Dwyer is a trainer and consultant with experience in education spanning more than 60 years. He brings extensive Registered Training Organisation (RTO) experience to Velg Training, having a comprehensive history in developing and delivering a range of workshops on assessment, compliance, Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), moderation and validation processes relating to AQTF/VQF compliance. 

Opportunities to interact

  • Use a microphone to speak with trainer/attendees
  • Raise your 'virtual hand' to engage in discussion
  • Share your thoughts via online chat window
  • Answer online polls that provide instant group feedback

NB. If you would like to send chat questions to the presenter, John Dwyer, before the session, please email

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