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LLN Workshop kicks off in Brisbane

MRWED kicked off its first Language, Literacy and Numeracy Workshop in Brisbane today. This workshop provided participants with the underpinning knowledge and resources to develop and strengthen their skills in addressing the LLN needs in their own training environments.

We received really positive feedback from our initial participants and are excited about the future of this important program for both our industry and for VET practitioners.

MRWED to host welcome function for National VET Conference in Melbourne

MRWED are proud to announce that they are the official sponsors of the welcome function at this year’s National VET Conference to be held in Melbourne on the 19th/20th September. Event organisers, VELG Training have selected a Hawaiian theme for the function and Marc and Jason got into the spirit of this theme below.

MRWED a Top 10 Australian Best Place to work in 2013!

MRWED have extended their Employer of Choice credentials by being named a top 10 Australian Best Place to Work by the Great Places to Work Institute and BRW magazine. MRWED was listed at number 6 on this year’s list, signaling our fifth consecutive appearance in the top 20.

New MRWED workshops added to ACPET PD calendar

It was announced today that MRWED will be contributing four workshops to the National ACPET PD Calendar for semester 2. ACPET’s Professional Development Framework provides consistent, high quality professional development opportunities to assist training organisations and MRWED are thrilled to be involved.

 

 

The workshops we are conducting are:

Marc’s Trainer’s Tool Kit a big hit at ASTD International Conference in Dallas

MRWED CEO, Marc Ratcliffe took his Trainer’s Tool Kit on the road to the USA’s largest training event of the year, the ASTD International Conference and Exposition in Dallas. Marc delivered his popular workshop “A-Z of Training – 26 Proven Techniques to engage and enliven training” to rave reviews.

Jason wow’s them at AITD

Jason Ash has just returned from the AITD National Conference in Melbourne after delivering his popular “Fun Size Train-the-Trainer Boot Camp” session. The session was oversubscribed and the feedback was overwhelmingly positive.

Anthony and Steve join the Boot Camp Fraternity

In response to the increased demand for our Train-the-Trainer Boot Camp Program, two new trainers have been engaged in the trainer accreditation process with Bob Pike Group Master Trainer, Rich Meiss. “We are thrilled to announce that both Anthony Josephs and Steve Fox have completed all the requisite requirements and are now fully qualified Boot Camp Trainers"

MRWED Learning Leaders Summit was a big success!

The 2013 Learning Leaders Summit has surpassed all expectations and lived up to the promise of its theme “Create, Innovate and Play”. Delegates from all over Australia joined in Sydney on the 18th and 19th of March to discover what makes learning effective. Aside from relevant keynotes, workshops and breakout sessions, delegates had the opportunity to extend their tool boxes with physical take-aways that they were involved in developing.

Official Opening of New MRWED HQ

MRWED were thrilled to officially open their new head office based at Central Lakes in Queensland. The team were joined by State Member for Pumicestone, Lisa France on the occasion and she was impressed with the functionality and employee-friendly facilities. “This is truly and great place to work”, she said. “It is a wonderful gift you are giving your staff and I am sure you will move from strength to strength here”. 

Marc to join the BPG Faculty in the USA

MRWED is pleased to announce that Marc Ratcliffe will be joining the Bob Pike Group Faculty in the United States. “As his family is based there because of work and study opportunities, he spends half his time Stateside”, MRWED COO, Stephen Murphy explains. “It makes perfect sense for him to explore training options whilst in the USA” Stephen said.