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grtz
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Diploma - Inspire Education or Australian College of Teachers Aides which is best

Post by grtz » Tue Jul 17, 2018 11:46 am

Hi all,

I am just wondering which institue will be best to do Diploma in online mode. I completed my Cert III through TAFE this feb. So i will be getting some units exemption.


I am thinking between two institutes - ACTAC - The Australian College of Teachers Aides and childcare and Inspire education. Couldnt see much about ACTAC in reviews. But seen a lot of bad reviews about Inspire education. so I couldnt decide.


Is anyone doing their diploma in any of these two.? if so please give me your valuable comments. i am going to decide only based on your opinions. So please help me


thanks


TaniaL
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Re: Diploma - Inspire Education or Australian College of Teachers Aides which is best

Post by TaniaL » Sun Jul 29, 2018 1:33 pm

I am currently studying using ACTAC, doing the units online. I am not particularly happy with them for several reasons:
-all the course content is accessed via the portal, and each page is uploaded as a picture. you cannot copy or paste any of the info to make notes.
-the coursework on the portal does not have an index. no way to quickly click a link to a relevant section. Have to try to remember it is in section 3 page 28 etc. annoying
-questions are sometimes repetitive
-assessments are sometimes not well written (direction you need to take is unclear). As a qualified teacher this frustrates me the most. however i have a suspicion they are all pretty much the same.
-you need to do the online questions, then a student workbook (with somewhat similar questions) then check the third party observations booklet and record times when you practiced the points, or sometimes even do more questions. Repetitive/not streamline.
-tutors can sometimes tae a long time to mark work. not much of an issue for me because im doing it slowly but may bother some.

Have not used inspire or TAFE so i'm really not sure if these are shared issues or not.

grtz
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Re: Diploma - Inspire Education or Australian College of Teachers Aides which is best

Post by grtz » Sun Jul 29, 2018 5:50 pm

thank you so much for your valuable opinion. I will do some more research before enrolling . Thanks a lot again.

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Re: Diploma - Inspire Education or Australian College of Teachers Aides which is best

Post by doublell71888 » Tue May 07, 2019 9:49 pm

Did you wind up enrolling in ACTAC or Inspire? I am looking at these two options and am not sure which one is best for me. I already have a Certificate III but cannot use it to fast track my process. I am looking to finish the course as soon as possible, hopefully within a year. Any tips?

slack
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Re: Diploma - Inspire Education or Australian College of Teachers Aides which is best

Post by slack » Tue Jul 23, 2019 4:13 pm

Hi All,

How are you going with ACTAC ? How is your experience so far with them ?

I am considering starting my diploma with ACTAC and your recommendations here will be very valuable to me before taking the decision.

Thanks.

slack
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Re: Diploma - Inspire Education or Australian College of Teachers Aides which is best

Post by slack » Tue Jul 23, 2019 7:32 pm

Hi All,

How are you going with ACTAC ? How is your experience so far with them ?

I am considering starting my diploma with ACTAC and your recommendations here will be very valuable to me before taking the decision.

Thanks.

slack
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Re: Diploma - Inspire Education or Australian College of Teachers Aides which is best

Post by slack » Fri Aug 09, 2019 1:31 am

Hi All,

How are you going with ACTAC ? How is your experience so far with them ?

I am considering starting my diploma with ACTAC and your recommendations here will be very valuable to me before taking the decision.

Thanks.

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